The sun was shining as clients and staff from Afford’s Southport Day Program in Queensland headed to Runaway Bay for a picnic, fishing and fun with friends.
With one-to-one support from her Afford Belmore Day Program lifestyle assistant, Paula can do the things she loves and explore more of the city she calls home.
We’ve all grown up using crayons, but our Southport Day Program staff and clients have taken crayon art to the next level to create colourful masterpieces.
The next time you visit the Target store in Penrith, you might see the smiling face of Ervin, an Afford SLES (School Leaver Employment Support) trainee, who is well on his way to achieving his work goals.
Every fortnight, a bright yellow van delivers crates of quality food to the doors of Afford’s DES (Disability Employment Service) in Bankstown. Our DES consultants have teamed up with OzHarvest to help job seekers with disability support themselves and their families while they work towards their employment goals.
Residents of our Billabong and Rainbow Supported Accommodation, Mark, Brett, Michael and Colin, absolutely love to get out and about to see new places. They were very excited to confirm their Afford Getaways trip to Canberra and eager to plan their days of sightseeing and fun.
The soft lighting and the comfy chairs make all the difference to the mood and engagement of clients at Afford’s Belmore Day Program.
Remembrance Day is observed on the 11th of November each year. As a nation, we stay silent for one minute at the 11th hour, on the 11th day, of the 11th month to remember those soldiers who died fighting to protect our country in wars or armed conflict.
Selina is an indigenous woman who attends our Noble Park Day Program. She has a passion for art but for a long time hid her wonderful talents from the world. Until recently, Selina hadn’t picked up a paintbrush in over three years.
This week, we recognise indigenous culture during NAIDOC Week (8-15 November). It is a time to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.