Located in a purpose-designed hub close to community facilities in Castle Hill, Mingara provides a range of specialised programs and supports for young adults.
Our expertise and focus is on supporting individuals to develop key fundamental living, community, independence and social skills, and all-round personal growth through a range of art and craft based programs and specialised therapies.
Our continually developing range of opportunities is based on the interests and priorities of participants including:
Life Skills Development
Travel training, Cooking and Gardening, Shopping and Money skills, Communication, Literacy and Numeracy, Computer skills and Social skills.
A huge range of personally chosen community-based recreational and leisure activities , including Shopping, Cafes, Cinemas, Bushwalking, Swimming, BBQs and picnics, Bowling, Museums, Art Galleries and Clubs.
Community involvement and volunteer programs
Including Meals on wheels, Community gardening, Bush regeneration, Lawn mowing and newspaper delivery.
Educational and Pre-vocational skills training
Work experience, volunteering, Literacy & numeracy and computer skills, Craft based work skills training and gardening.
Creative Arts and crafts
Including Art, pottery, music, drama and movement.
Health and Wellbeing
Including Gym, Relaxation, Massage, Exercises and Sport and Healthy Cooking.
Music, Speech, Massage, Movement, Reflexology, Physiotherapy, Art therapy and Sensory work.