Empowering the Communities of Sunshine Coast and Dubbo with Our Services
Experience the ultimate balance of wellness and fulfilment with Shine’s retreats! Whether it is during one of our getaways or immersive camp experiences, our goal is to empower and support every individual to live their best life through these unique opportunities.
At Shine Social and Communities, we believe that everyone deserve the opportunity to live life to its fullest. Our mission is to empower and support individuals with these lived experiences to actively engage in society and their community.
Whether it’s an individual or group retreat, our variety of safe and inclusive camps and getaways empower participants to participate, connect, and thrive.
We offer a diverse range of supported getaways throughout the year that caters to the needs of individuals of all abilities. Get in touch with us today to learn more!
One of the most pervasive misconceptions about disability or mental health challenges is that those who live with these experiences are limited to a life on the sidelines. However, at Shine Social and Communities, we know that this is not the case. Our mission is to empower and support individuals with these lived experiences to actively engage in society and their community.
We achieve this goal through a variety of safe and inclusive camps and getaways. Whether it’s an individual or group retreat, our goal is to change the lives of those we support. Our range of supported getaways throughout the year caters to the needs of individuals of all abilities.
Our SIL homes offer a comfortable and welcoming environment, along with three levels of support designed to balance independence and assistance. We are committed to promoting choice and freedom for every person in our care, because we know that each individual deserves the opportunity to live their best life.
24-hour Supported Independent Living 7 days a week.
Overnight and living support as needed.
Daily support as needed under 28 hours per week linking with ILO.
Excellent, caring, thoughtful support staff, who act in the client’s best interests no matter what issues/challenges are thrown their way.
Shine SC have supported my intellectually disabled daughter to live independently. My experience with Shine SC has been exceptional. Shine SC found suitable people for my daughter to live with, assist with looking for and applying for homes and now provides support in the home
Are you looking for a life-changing experience for yourself or a loved one? Our unique getaways offer a world of opportunities for individuals to grow, learn, and thrive. Imagine learning new skills and gaining more independence, making new friends and improving social skills, and feeling a boost of confidence as you take on new and exciting activities.
These camps and getaways offer a chance to escape the daily routine and relax, while also providing specialised care and support to ensure a safe and comfortable experience. Not only that, but it’s an environment where individuals can feel like they truly belong and fit in, away from judgement and isolation.
Absolutely! Our camps and getaways are thoughtfully designed and handled by experienced support workers, ensuring that they are inclusive of individuals with diverse abilities. We believe in providing a welcoming and supportive environment where everyone can participate, contribute, and enjoy the experience to the fullest. Our programs cater to a wide range of abilities, ensuring that each individual feels valued and included.
While the NDIS can fund camps and getaways, please speak with your support coordinator or plan manager to find out if you have the funds in your NDIS Plan.
Yes, participants should anticipate the need for spending money to cover personal expenses such as souvenirs or individual items during the camps and getaways. Additionally, for specific events, there may be some out-of-pocket expenses that need to be settled before departure. Our friendly staff is always available to provide detailed information and guide you through any associated costs for upcoming events.