John moved into an Activ home after the loss of his parents. John enjoys living in an environment where he can be independent, he likes to catch public transport and visit the shopping centre by himself, or out for a coffee and cake with his housemates.
Raheed has a passion for all things art! Whether it's painting his next masterpiece for art exhibitions or learning choreography for the latest dance performance - Raheed's artistic skills continue to develop through our community services.
We're supporting Melissa to develop her skills in timber manufacturing and product packaging. By working closely with support staff at our Bentley Business Services site, Melissa's confidence continues to grow as does her workplace skills. If you're interested in open employment, supported employment is a great place to start.
Tyson has been a short-term accommodation (STA) customer since 2016. Whilst staying in our STA facilities, Tyson has been dedicated to improving his independent living skills - particularly in the kitchen!
Geoff's a self-motivated individual who is on the path to fulfilling his goal of developing his reading skill. We're supporting Geoff to get the necessary training to ensure his dream of reading an entire book from the library becomes a reality!
Erin recently became a member at Activ Learning and Discovery Centre. In that short amount of time, Erin’s communication and fine motor skills have developed at such a rate that she has progressed from simple switch resources to more complex mainstream play-based resources. What skills does your child need support in developing?
Why not ask Aeron about life with Activ? Aeron loves to bake, to go bowling and to paint. Aeron lives in an Activ shared supported home and describes her housemates as her ‘second family’. What Aeron loves most about the home support is the freedom to be herself.
Maree loves to go to skydiving. Here she is getting ready for her 10th skydive. We can empower you to connect with your local community, whether that is enhancing relationships, making new friends or getting involved in activities. Tell us what you want to achieve and we will work with you to make that happen. The sky’s the limit.
Andrew worked for Activ for 14 years. Through his employment journey with us, Andrew developed new skills and confidence by working closely with Activ support staff. At the end of Andrew’s Activ journey, he had developed the necessary tools to progress to open employment. What are your career goals?
Mia and her family receive in-home support from Activ. This support helps Mia build confidence and gain independence, while also helping her family become a stronger unit.
Lindsay has gained new life skills that have increased his independence with the support of Activ Pathways, our Registered Training Organisation. Lindsay’s confidence has grown so much that he now pays his bills online and does his banking with the use of technology. Lindsay has also created his own résumé to support his future employment aspirations. What skills would you like to learn?
Marie started work at Activ straight out of school, and because of her organisation and leadership skills, has been promoted to a leadership role. Marie assists the supervisor in the team that prepares oil kits for the mining industry by checking attendance, helping with payslips and supervising up to 30 people.
Julius loves participating in the performing arts. Whether it’s singing, dancing or acting, Julius’ passion thrives in our community services. Recently, Julius wrote an original song that will feature in the upcoming musical extravaganza performed by Activ Beaconsfield’s customers.
Rachel is justifiably proud of her independence. Not only does she work in open employment at her local supermarket, but she is also a home owner. We’re supporting Rachel with budgeting and household management, to ensure that she thrives in her new home!
Cathbeth has been on a life changing adventure, and met some new friends along the way! Through our community services, we’ve supported Cathbeth to take-part in a 4-day sailing voyage, which provided a powerful source of emotional and cognitive stimulation, as well as a large sense of accomplishment.
After working in the canteen at Activ Employment Services Osborne Park, Andrew discovered that the work was enjoyable and he was good at it. Activ career coaches worked with him to develop his skills and connect him to a work placement at a local café, to better prepare him for work in mainstream employment.
James lives in an Activ shared supported home, and has made huge strides in his independence journey. James is learning to do his own laundry, cook meals, and help out with other household chores.
Dorothy is enjoying her new freedom and space since moving out of shared supported accommodation to live independently. She’s now a short stroll away from her job, has purchased her own dog, and is kicking her independence goal of keeping fit through fun-runs!