Our Kitchen Hand (OKH) is an innovative approach to training, skill building/development and community participation for people with disability including those with a psycho-social disability.

It is centered around food preparation, cooking, service and training.

The program brings together up to 12 people per day in a purpose built modified kitchen aiming to develop a range of skills whilst participating, making friends in a social and meaningful environment and taking those skills home into the kitchen.

Activities include:

  • Developing a range of skills including cooking, food preparation and shopping
  • Learning healthy eating along with food and kitchen hygiene
  • Opportunities for further experience in the food industry
  • Working on projects benefiting the local community

To attend OKH you will need to:

  • Be willing to be in a group environment
  • Have an interest in learning a variety of skills which include:
    • Cooking
    • Shopping
    • Nutrition
    • Safe food handling

Program Times

OKH is held on selected weekdays from 9am-3pm


There is a daily cost for attendance at OKH. This includes a participant contribution fee of $10 which will help pay for ingredients. There is also an attendance fee which can be met either from a NDIS package or by the individual paying themselves.

More Information

For more Information contact Elena Tsetlin e.tsetlin@jewishcare.com.au or call 8302 8031

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