Orana provides a variety of programs to build your confidence and independence. Our programs are flexible, fun, and facilitated one-on-one or in small groups. Orana’s programs are suited to an individual’s abilities and interests and are designed to provide practical and positive strategies to enhance skills that lead to independence.
Programs available include:
Cooking with confidence: learn about safety and hygiene in the kitchen whilst learning to prepare and cook delicious and healthy meals. Download the flyer here.
Information technology: learn more about your computer, laptop, phone, or tablet (including cyber safety). Download the flyer here.
Learning for my L’s: gain confidence and knowledge about basic road rules and practical tips to prepare for your learners permit test. Download the flyer here.
Life out loud: learn about healthy relationships, hygiene, self-esteem, and sexual health, your rights, and keeping yourself safe. Download the flyer here.
Moving out of home: increase your confidence in performing practical skills so you’re ready to live independently. Download the flyer here.
Money handling and budgeting for life: learn about the value of money, keeping it safe, saving, and setting up and managing your own budget. Download the flyer here.
Nutrition and healthy living: increase your understanding of healthy lifestyle choices, including diet, exercise, and relaxation. Download the flyerhere.
Safety in the community: learn some tips to keep yourself safe – basic road rules, appropriate communication, safe and unsafe strangers, and personal safety. Download the flyer here.
Social skills: understand social norms and social behaviour. Practice communication and relationship skills to become more confident within your community. Download the flyer here.
Social-emotional counselling: learn about your feelings, self-esteem, confidence, mindfulness, and assertiveness. Download the flyer here.
Turning anger into calm: learn techniques to understand your feelings, and to help you self-regulate so you can feel calm and safe. Download the flyer here.
If you would like to build your skills in other areas not listed, our Developmental Educators can work one-on-one with you to achieve your goals.