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Kings Park Upgrades

Kings Park Upgrades

Afford’s Kings Park Day Program supports many individuals living with disability in the local community to participate in activities that they love. Read about how 2019 Community Building Partnership funding was just what Kings Park day program staff needed to enhance on-site facilities for more accessible outdoor opportunities for clients.

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A Sweet SLES Industry Visit

A Sweet SLES Industry Visit

The job of taste tester at the Darrell Lea Factory Outlet could be one of the most sought-after roles in Australia. It certainly was of interest to our Ingleburn SLES (School Leaver Employment Support) program trainees who visited the Darrell Lea factory outlet this month for a sweet insight into the confectionery industry. Read more about the SLES industry visit and how the trainees had a sneak peek into the responsibilities and skills needed for a variety of roles.

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Charlotte’s Confidence Shines

Charlotte’s Confidence Shines

Charlotte is a bold and active resident of Afford’s Cranbourne Supported Accommodation home in Melbourne, but it hasn’t always been that way. Read about how Charlotte has grown in confidence and developed her independent living skills to achieve her goals for home and life under the NDIS.

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The Flavours of Brazil in Southport

The Flavours of Brazil in Southport

The sound of meat sizzling on a hot BBQ and laughter coming from all around, that’s what the clients and staff of Southport Day Program experienced as part of their Armchair Travel program. Read more about how the new program is bringing culture and international flavours straight to Queensland.

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SLES in Harry Potter Style

SLES in Harry Potter Style

“Tell me, and I forget. Teach me, and I remember. Involve me, and I learn.” - Benjamin Franklin. For many young school leavers, Afford’s SLES (School Leaver Employment Support) program is a chance to strengthen their unique abilities with one-on-one support and...

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Spring has Sprung Across Afford

Spring has Sprung Across Afford

Affordians are celebrating the warmer weather and flowers blooming, with spring providing ideal conditions for everyone to roll up their sleeves and get out in the garden. Supported Accommodation residents in Victoria got their gloves on to tend to their home's garden...

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Campbelltown’s Dance School

Campbelltown’s Dance School

Throughout this turbulent year, it is heartening to know that we can all achieve our goals, stay connected to others and have fun when we are supported to let our abilities soar! Dance is a form of self-expression. It’s an opportunity for stress release and physical...

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Afford’s Support of People in Need Throughout History

Afford’s Support of People in Need Throughout History

October 24th marks World Polio Day. In a year where a global pandemic has altered daily life for many of us, World Polio Day is a time to understand the journey of global health experts and partners to eradicate Polio across the globe. It’s also a time to reflect on...

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Accommodating Families and Individuals

Accommodating Families and Individuals

Short Term Accommodation gives carers the chance to take breaks to rest and recharge throughout the year or catch up on other family and household tasks. Whatever the reason, Afford’s Short Term Accommodation provides respite for family members caring for loved ones...

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Queensland Snuffle Mats for a Good Cause

Queensland Snuffle Mats for a Good Cause

Dog lovers across the country will be all too familiar with snuffle mats. These colourful and fluffy mats are favourite playthings for all types of pooches. Animal loving clients and staff at our Wellington Point Day Program in Queensland couldn’t wait to create their...

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