At Vivid, we believe that providing quality disability support is about listening, understanding and ultimately assisting people to achieve their goals. We are dedicated to providing tailored support based on individual needs.

With sites at Echuca, Kerang, Swan Hill and Kyabram, Vivid provides opportunities and support across a wide region of Northern Victoria.

Our values underpin everything that we do. They are: Growth; Innovation; Respect & Integrity; Teamwork and Fun!

From a small group of parent carers who came together in 1967 to create a better life for their children, to the visionary Dr James Alexander, Vivid has a strong and proud history across Northern Victoria.

1963

Echuca & District Centre for Intellectually Handicapped Children committee is formed.

The Swan Hill District Council for Children’s Aid committee is formed and then registered

Dr James Alexander and Jack Squire Children at a table
1967

The Echuca & District Centre for Intellectually Handicapped Children becomes incorporated at a public meeting.

1972

The Lady Byrnes Day Training Centre is officially opened in Swan Hill.

1978

The Echuca & District Centre for Intellectually Handicapped Children registered as Tehan House Centre for the Mentally Retarded Incorporated

1986

Echuca Physically Disabled Persons Association (also known as Kanyana) is created

Women preparing a meal Kids participating in class activities
1996

The Echuca & District Centre for Intellectually Handicapped Children and Echuca Physically Disabled Persons Association (also known as Kanyana) merge to become Murray Human Services Inc.

1999

Murray Human Services Inc merge with Lady Byrnes Centre

2018

Murray Human Services Inc renames to We Are Vivid.

A group of Vivid workers.

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Vivid has set out its vision for the next four years and we are committed to fulfilling a range of strategic goals to help achieve our overall mission.

Our five key goals for 2018 – 2021 listed below. We will achieve these goals through a range of projects and measure the outcomes along the way.

If you would like a copy of Vivid’s 2018 – 2021 Strategic Plan, please get in touch.