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Sensory Support for Belmore

Sensory Support for Belmore

The soft lighting and the comfy chairs make all the difference to the mood and engagement of clients at Afford’s Belmore Day Program.

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Blacktown Remembers

Blacktown Remembers

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.

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Find your calling with Afford

Find your calling with Afford

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.

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Recognising Indigenous Culture

Recognising Indigenous Culture

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.

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Spooktacular Fun for Halloween

Spooktacular Fun for Halloween

The end of October is a time for witches and werewolves, black cats and cauldrons. This year, Affordians were getting right into the scary spirit to enjoy some hair-raising Halloween fun.

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Be Connected and Safe Online

Be Connected and Safe Online

For the many Affordians that took part in Get Online Week (19th to 25th October), having an understanding of how to use technology to access a wealth of information from across the globe, helps grow their independence and skills for life.

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SLES Stepping Back in Time

SLES Stepping Back in Time

The latest SLES (School Leaver Employment Support) industry visit saw trainees step back in time at an historic Fairfield landmark and truly appreciate the importance of having a job.

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A Race to Surprise Sean

A Race to Surprise Sean

With the race that stops a nation on today, Sean is sporting his prized IJC Longines hat to bring him luck this race season.

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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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