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Cultural Appreciation for Beenleigh

“Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.”- Buddha Community access presents many opportunities to explore the local community and learn about different, places, people and cultures. Staff and clients of Afford’s Beenl...
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An Aussie Cook-Off for SLES

The hospitality industry offers many fast-paced and exciting work opportunities for eager, young jobseekers to experience. For a taste of work-life in the hospitality industry, trainers at Afford’s SLES (School Leaver Employment Support) Mt Druitt and Penrith sites ...
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One-to-One Supports Jean’s Independence

Jean wants to live life her way. She wants to cook brownies. She wants to go to the park for fresh air and eat lunch outdoors when the sun is shining. For Jean, one-to-one and group supports through Afford’s Oran Park Day Program give her the freedom and independence to do the th...
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Jayden’s Virtual Music Therapy Session

For Jayden, the chatter of people at the shops or a flurry of lights and unexpected activity nearby can be all it takes to trigger an uncontrollable sensory response. Around two years ago, Jayden and his family turned to Afford’s Noble Park Day Program in Victoria for support to help J...
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SLES for Work Readiness and Community Giving

It has never been more important to nurture the skills and work readiness of young people looking to enter the workforce. COVID-19 has placed pressure on businesses, limiting the number of work experience opportunities available, particularly for young job seekers living with disability. Afford’s