Strategic Plan

MICH Vision

My home – my community.

MICH Mission

To assist adults with an intellectual disability to stay in their community through long term access to sustainable accommodation.

To facilitate the transition of people with a disability to independent living (with targeted support), through collaborative planning, community action, and advocacy.

MICH Objectives

Objective 1 Facilitate opportunities to live in a mainstream setting close to transportation and amenities in Manningham
Objective 2 Facilitate the transition to living in one’s own home and ongoing participation in the local Manningham community
Objective 3 Sustain the capability of MICH to assist the transition to independent living through a strong and diverse MICH committee.

MICH Strategies / Activities to meet our Objectives

  • Facilitate opportunities to live in a mainstream setting close to transportation and amenities in Manningham (Objective 1)

    Strategy Encourage development of inclusive housing in proximity to designated activity centres.

    Actions: Engage Government and Non Government Organisations in the development process
    Strategy Establish relationships with property developers and financiers to make sustainable (long term) accommodation available

    Actions: Develop active partnerships with key accommodation providers
  • Facilitate the transition to living in one’s own home and ongoing participation in the local Manningham community (Objective 2)

    Strategy Assist people with a disability and their families to be aware of the viable choices that exist

    Actions: Fund a Community Inclusion Facilitator
    Strategy Assist people with a disability and their families to prepare for the transition to living in one’s own home.
    Strategy Advocate the changes in community attitudes required for people with a disability to be accepted into the community (social inclusion policy advocacy)
  • Sustain the capability of MICH to assist the transition to independent living through a strong and diverse MICH committee (Objective 3)

    Strategy Recruit appropriately skilled committee members
    Strategy Seek sustainable funding
    Strategy Implement sound governance