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Surveys: Have your say!

Have your say! Dame Pattie Menzies Centre Inc. is working on a new strategic plan. This plan will help us meet the needs of the community into the future. We need your feedback to help us build our plan. Please complete the survey below which best describes your circumstances. Client Survey Please complete this survey […]

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Strategic Planning: Have Your Say!

Calling clients, carers and the broader community: Join us in planning for the future of local services. Menzies Support Services is working on our strategic plan for 2023 to 2026 to help us meet the needs of our community. We invite you to participate in this important process and inform us of the services you […]

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Nicole’s New Job

Supported at Work Nicole started her new job at Alexandra Foodworks, and caught up with Rupert who has worked there for many years. “I started my job at Foodworks in March. I always wanted to work there. I thought it would be good and I could help customers find things.”

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Seniors Rights Victoria to visit Alexandra

A Seniors Rights information session and lunch will be held at the Alexandra RSL hall, 7th April. Seniors Rights Victoria education coordinator, Gary Ferguson will present the topic ‘Protecting your Rights’. The session aims to raise awareness about Elder abuse, prevent it from occurring and protect the rights of seniors. This is a Menzies Support […]

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Job growth in community services provides opportunities for diverse skill-sets and lifestyles

The Health Care and Social Assistance industry, which includes aged care and disability services, is the largest employing and fastest growing industry in Australia, offering high job prospects with very strong future growth, according to the Department of Education, Skills and Employment (2021), 2020 Employment Projections. This growth is supported by the continued demand generated […]

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Staff Vaccination Compliance

Jess, Disability Services Assistant, has received both doses of vaccine. Jess is pictured with a printout of her digital certificate. All active MSS staff, including disability support workers, aged care workers and administration staff, are compliant with the Victorian government Covid vaccination requirements for authorized workers. The majority of staff have received two doses of […]

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40th Anniversary

2021 marks the 40th anniversary of the opening of Dame Pattie Menzies Centre Inc. Pictured: Dame Pattie Menzies; Kath Cooper, Shire President; and Senator Margaret Guilfoyle, Commonwealth Minister for Finance at the centre opening on 14th March, 1981. Below is an excerpt from the DPMC newsletter, 30th anniversary edition, 2011: In the mid seventies it […]

Virtual Social Support

Join the fun on The Social Channel! We are continuing to provide some virtual activities along with in-person trips and get togethers. Please refer to your Social Support calendar or contact the office to enquire. HOW DOES IT WORK? Virtual activities are delivered using the Zoom video conferencing app. Participants will need access to a […]

Virtual Group Activities

Join the fun on The Menzies Channel! INTERACTIVE VIDEO ACTIVITIES AVAILABLE AT MENZIES SUPPORT SERVICES  The Menzies Channel is back! TIMETABLE Get your timetable here: Timetable from 7th February 2022 The timetable is correct at the time of publishing. If you would like to check session details, learn more about the channel, or suggest an […]

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Cowboy Up for MSS

Fundraising success at Alexandra Pro Rodeo Ritchie Timms took on a challenge to ride a steer at the Alexandra Pro Rodeo, to raise funds for our food van plans.What began as a bit of fun with a target of $1000, quickly ballooned with donations flowing in from far and wide over the following weeks. The […]

Our programs and events are held on the lands of the Taungurung people and we wish to acknowledge them as Traditional Owners. We would also like to pay our respects to their Elders, past, present and emerging and Aboriginal Elders of other communities who may be here today.

We acknowledge that we are on Taungurung Country. We hereby express our respect for the Taungurung people, who are the Traditional Owners of the land on which we are based. We pay our respects to their leaders and Elders past, present and emerging, for they hold forever the memories, traditions, culture and hopes of all Taungurung people. We express our gratitude for the sharing of this land.

Menzies Support Services is committed to safe and inclusive places, policies and services for people of LGBTIQ communities.

Menzies Support Services is committed to safe and inclusive places, policies and services for people of LGBTIQ communities.

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03 5772 1888

ABN: 51 724 115 911. Dame Pattie Menzies Centre Inc. is a registered charity with the ACNC. Incorporation number: A0008477W.

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