This year, the global pandemic meant that Afford couldn’t hold our annual Afford’s Got Talent event. This didn’t stop the team at Jamisontown Day Program hosting their own on-site talent show for clients that included all the glitz and glamour that you could expect from a star-studded event.
The smell of the ocean and the water lapping against your heels is an experience that brings back fond memories for True Blue home resident, Peter. Having grown up in Dee Why, Peter loves the sounds, smells and feelings of being at the ocean’s edge, but for one reason or another he hasn’t felt the sand between his toes for more than 30 years.
At Afford we recognise and celebrate the incredible role carers play in the lives of our clients and the community. It takes energy, dedication, strength and selflessness to be a primary carer. We understand that assisting individuals to achieve their goals extends...
Dougie is an amazing artist. Each of his artworks reveals depth, personality and a keen eye for colour and composition.
Mt Druitt and Penrith trainees participated in volunteer work experience for Operation Christmas Child – a Samaritan’s Purse initiative where volunteers help to pack and sort gifts to send to children in need all over the world.
Festive celebrations are in full swing across Afford with our communities celebrating togetherness and joy for Christmas.
The Afford Lifestyle ensures residents have every chance to do the things they truly love. Staff go above and beyond to organise activities that help residents achieve their goals.
Our Ipswich Affordians are young and adventurous, so it was no surprise when they chose to visit Movie World and Seaworld on the Gold Coast for one of their latest outings.
Affordians from Campbelltown, Green Valley, Lurnea, Canley Vale, Condell Park and Blacktown Day Programs headed out to Bradbury Oval in Campbelltown to learn new football skills and mingle with top Wests Tigers players.
Thanks to a Liverpool Council Youth Week grant, SLES trainers organised the colour run to raise awareness and the importance of giving a voice to young people with disability. The theme for the day was ‘removing the stigma of youth living with disability’ and the event provided a fun and encouraging environment for all participants.