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Troy Gets Settled in his New Home

In Troy’s room, you will find a large collage with pictures of characters from The Simpsons. It’s his favourite show and one that brings out his cheeky personality and beautiful smile. Troy moved into Afford’s Cranbourne Supported Accommodation in July this year to find a place that he ...
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A SLES Project that Teaches and Rewards

2020 has been a very different year for everyone. In particular, the young school leavers of Afford’s Mt Druitt, Penrith, Ingleburn and Prestons SLES (School Leaver Employment Support) programs have worked hard to overcome disruptions caused by the Coronavirus to brush up ...
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James’ Delicious Work

James is a very lucky young man. He sees everything that happens behind the scenes of a Woolworths bakery, plus he can enjoy the smell of delicious cookies as they come straight out of the warm oven, all in a day’s work! James has been participating in work experience with his local Woolworths store for almost two years. When he isn’t at ...
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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 ...