Empowering individuals with disabilities to thrive

HappinessFirst provides a range of services and supports for individuals with disabilities, including day programs, learning programs, community access, home support, holiday programs and supported employment opportunities.

Dedicated to inclusion

We promise inclusion, support and guidance in all our programs, supports and employment pathways.

“HappinessFirst will be your bridge to achieve what your heart desires, what your goals and dreams really are for your life – I promise, we will do our absolute best to support you and create an environment which supports your needs.” 

Rose Farfalla (COH) Chief of Happiness

Did someone say COFFEE ??

Our HappinessFirst Cafés are located on the stunning Mornington Peninsula.
So of course our food and drink menus highlight the excellence of local produce from the Mornington Peninsula, including locally roasted Arch Coffee.

About us

Since 2008 we have been providing services & supports in:
  • Community Engagement
  • Home Supports
  • Meal Support
  • Counselling
  • Change Management
  • School Holiday Programs
  • School Leaver Programs
  • Transition-to-Employment
  • Supported Employment opportunities in a variety of industries
  • Art Therapy
  • Respite Care
  • OT & Speech Services (Coming Soon)
  • Children Services
Our services are delivered across the beautiful picturesque Mornington Peninsula. Our Head Office (HQ) is in Rosebud and our two HappinessFirst Cafés are in Rosebud and Mornington.
And YES now HappinessFirst is a proud certified Social Enterprise!  So we also focus on offering meaningful employment and training opportunities for people living with disabilities.
We just want to support people with being able to live their best life.
HQ Address:  Shop 3, 1391 Point Nepean Road Rosebud Vic. Aust. 3941

We really do have an amazing team

Our dedicated team of professionals is committed to providing exceptional support services.

Our team members have such a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences that it enables us to support participants with their specific tailored goals.

Serving happiness at our cafés

As its name suggests, our HappinessFirst café is a place of joy. Coffees and tasty treats are served with grins and genuine hospitality, by staff proud of jobs which provide them self-fulfillment and connection.

This is not just any café, it’s a workplace that removes labels, provides on-the-job training and fair pay.

Come try our delicious range of drinks and food, served with that very big smile.

Publications, Media & Press

Contact us today to learn more about our program, services and employment opportunities.