A BIT ABOUT US
A small group of parents founded WATCH in the mid 1980's as there were no adult services available in the Waverley area for their children.
After several years of lobbying and submission writing to both the State and Federal Governments, Waverley Adult Training Centre for Intellctually Handicapped Persons, (W.A.T.C.H.) was opened in 1988.
The Centre started with 15 full-time participants in a rented building located at the Transport Accident Commission in Glen Waverley, and moved to the current site in 1991. Further renovations to the Mountain Cres site over the years have enabled more participants to join WATCH.
In 2009 after extensive forums and meetings with all associated with WATCH, our Strategic Plan was launched at the AGM. One of the major goals of the Plan was to change our name to WATCH Disability Services, this took place in 2010.