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Co-Design and Connect

 

Building inclusive ministries

Everyone’s gifts should be enabled to flourish – and this includes people with disabilities and their families.

If you run a church ministry for children and young people and want to make your congregation a more accessible and welcoming place, we are here to help!

Baptist Care SA has been awarded a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) grant to provide social and community participation.

The ‘Co-design and Connect’ project enables you to work exclusively with people with knowledge, skills and lived experience of disability, to re-design or co-design activities that ensure young people with disabilities can access your activities and feel welcome in your church.

 

How we can help

Resources: Our ‘Co-design and Connect’ project will help you tailor strategies and create resources to support the inclusion of children and young people into the various community activities provided by your church.

Youth Coaching and Workshops: We can coach children and young people in your ministry to empower them and improve their disability confidence. We can also run tailored workshops to help your church design inclusion programs or build on existing programs and facilitate collaboration with the community.

Opportunities: Baptist Care SA has many opportunities for churches and groups to be involved in and aware of issues related to people with disabilities.

Fore more information please contact Jarrod Flack, Project Officer
T: 08 8273 7100
E: [email protected]

 

Click here to download a flyer.

 

We are also seeking: Members of Project Advisory Group

  • Professionals with knowledge of disability to become members of our Project Advisory Group
  • Four young people (aged 12-24 years) living with disability and two carers, to support the Project Advisory Group and participating churches. This group will meet 6 times a year to co-design workshop strategies and activities. You will be paid for your involvement
  • One or more Project Developmental Educators to provide assistance to the Project Coordinator and churches to co-design activities and strategies for specific cohorts of children and young people with disabilities.

To discuss any of these opportunities, please contact the Baptist Care SA Church Pathways Team E: [email protected].

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