At HappinessFirst key goal is to support, guide and teach you the specific skills you need in the most effective way, in order for you to start becoming more independent. 

Participant-Centred tailored program to achieve greater independence

  • Our programs are participant-centred; so that means programs are completely tailored and designed to meet your specific goals and needs, keeping in mind your age and abilities.
  • HappinessFirst programs can be designed to be delivered daily, weekly, fortnightly or even during school holidays.
  • Participants have an opportunity to get-out-of-the-house and engage with the community while still learning life skills and having fun! Or we can run programs from your home or local community centre too.
  • These are some of the areas we have supported participants with;
    • Household & Yard/Gardening tasks
    • Literacy, numeracy, money & budgeting skills
    • Food – Preparing a healthy weekly menu, shopping for groceries & cooking
    • Improving & developing of communication & engagement skills – Connecting with people, relationships, friendships
    • Work on building resilience, self-esteem & confidence
    • Develop behavioural & social interaction challenges
    • Learn to control anger, anxiety or frustration
    • Eating out, building confidence while exploring the Mornington Peninsula
    • Visiting local community centres & participating in activities
    • Transition Skills – graduating from primary to secondary schooling or what’s after secondary education
    • Job/Work readiness skills and support to successfully engage in employment
    • But remember our programs are completely DESIGNED for YOU so tells us what you wish to achieve and we will design a program around it.


Fill out our online form (takes 3-5min.) and we will contact you directly to discuss possible programs, locations, durations/times and most importantly WHAT YOU WANT TO ACHIEVE.

You can also call us on 1300 885 493 or email to discuss your situation and how we can help you.