Through her great determination, positive mindset and with a little help of her Support Workers, the independent women is back in the saddle way sooner than anyone anticipated and goes from strong to stronger.
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.
Fran is now comfortably leaving the safety of her home and actively seeks fun things to do out in the community. Which is giving her a sense of belonging.
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.
Eleisha has been providing a safe, stable and nurturing home environment for Dalton for the past three years. The host and her adult children have welcomed the young man to their family and have given him a place to belong.
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.
Meet the Interchange winners of the 2020 Disability Support Awards, which recognise the significant contribution of individuals and teams who support people with disability to achieve their goals.
For almost 30 years, Interchange has supported West Australians with disability to achieve their goals through individualised, local community-based support that sows the seeds for a fulfilling life
At Interchange our motto is "Nothing about me, without me" - That's why we like to keep the people we support informed on everything that's going on in our organisation and the sector.