A goal, I am working towards is, being able to feel independent enough, to live with one other person of my choice and my Support Workers are helping me to get closer to this goal by assisting me with food shopping trips and helping me make dinner.
‘I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you make them feel.’ She believes this to be very true and stresses how important it is to share positive energy with the others around you to empower them.
At Interchange everyone is very welcoming and family orientated. Clare loves that she gets to work with people that are kind, caring and can have a laugh all while still getting the job done.
"Social inclusion is very important to me. The disability sector enables me to empower others so they can connect and grow in their everyday life.”
Thirty years, Mike has been part of Interchange. It makes us utterly proud to support a vibrant personality like his, from the very start of the organisation's existence.
To say Kirrily loves what she does is an understatement. Her passion for supporting people to live their best lives shows in everything she does.
It is incredibly fulfilling, reading Annette Frazer’s intentions, goals and achievements. We are grateful being able to share her story with you and shine some light on why we think she is awesome!
Not only her day-to-day work Tina is fond of, but also the overall atmosphere at Interchange makes her consider her fellow staff as an extended part of her family. “For the first time in my life, I feel that this career gives me a sense of purpose.”
Nicole finds it incredibly rewarding, being the advocate for the people who are not always heard in todays society. She feels as people with disability, should not only have an accessible community but a community, they can actively participate in.
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.