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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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Heroes with Ability is Back!

Kick, pass the ball, run, and score a try! It is this energy and activity that many Affordians have missed while the Heroes with Ability football program has been on hold due to the Coronavirus. Now, with safety procedures in place, individuals from Afford’s Lurnea, Green Valley, Belmore, Oran Park, Canley Vale, Condell Park, Campbelltown...
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Out of the Box Ideas for Fun and Engagement

Before COVID-19 disrupted our routines and daily plans, Afford staff were incorporating engaging, imaginative and fun activities for clients of all abilities to enjoy. Now, as we face our ‘new normal’, staff in Afford Day Programs across the country are stepping up even more to ensure ...
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Bailey Punches through Lockdown

The key to a healthy mind and body is staying active. This is Bailey’s new motto while he, along with many other Melbournians, face lockdown. Bailey lives in an Afford Supported Accommodation in Pakenham. At his home, Bailey is used to living life how he wants with support if / wh...