Fran has been struggling with Schizophrenia since the age of 12 and never expected anything to change - until she met the right people who supported her to turn her life around.
Support Worker Gareth from our Myaree Neighbourhood has been part of our Interchange family for the past 10 years in various roles - supporting people is something that is close to his heart.
Walking 900km across Spain, swimming with sharks in South Africa, and riding her motorbike – these are just some of the activities Finance Manager Lynne Sinclair enjoys when taking a break from spreadsheets and numbers here at Interchange.
Anthea Fletcher from our Spearwood Neighbourhood, has been recognised and nominated by a fellow team mate for her individualised approach to support and taking a genuine interest in the lives of the people she supports.
Together with her Support Team, Carys from our Osborne park Neighbourhood organised to go down to Busselton for a few days to switch off and have some peace and quiet.
The newest member of our board, Marianne Rose, is running her own legal practice specialising in commercial and governance matters. Before becoming a lawyer, Marianne cared for people with cerebral palsy, an experience that made her want to continue to contribute to the disability sector and join the Interchange Board.
It is easy to see how Tim succeeds in whatever he does and how he is appreciated by everyone. Living by one golden rule - treat others how you would like to be treated - Tim acknowledges that people more or less think the same way, and people living with a disability are no different.
Together with her Support Team, Renee discovered her talents, abilities and found an area of work that she would definitely be interested in pursuing. Yepp you guessed it - it had to be something with horses.
Miriam Rystedt made a huge impact from the moment she walked in the door. With her contagious smile, larger-than-life German personality, and optimist aura, she brightens up any room, and our organisation.