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“A commercial business with a social purpose.”  Established as an Industrial Training Unit for People with Disabilities in 1974, Southland DisAbility Enterprises (SDE) provides meaningful and encouraging personal development through employment opportunities.  SDE received a grant last month that will support the purchase of additional equipment and transportation, and ultimately create more jobs and employment opportunities for people with disabilities in the Invercargill, New Zealand community.  Congratulations SDE!

SDE NZ PicFor more information visit:  http://sde.org.nz/

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For 35 years Shaw Trust has supported local disabled people find employment, working to create brighter futures for the people and communities across the UK.  Over 1100 staff and many volunteers, Shaw Trust operates charitable social enterprises, retail shops and work alongside Shaw Education Trust, which runs a diverse chain of academy schools. Shaw Trust has grown to support over 50,000 people a year to live independent and inclusive lives in Wales and in Scotland.

For more information visit:  www.shaw-trust.org.uk

Do you know about ACHIEVE HUMAN SERVICES, INC. in Arizona USA?

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For over 50 years, ACHIEVE, a Community Rehabilitation Program (CRP), has been serving individuals with disabilities with housing opportunities, employment training and career opportunities. They have an outstanding vision of creating and expanding opportunities, and leading people with purpose.  This is done by treating all people with dignity and respect ina safe and secure environment.

Read More about ACHIEVE at: http://www.achievehs.org

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Eloura Association in Australia is "making a difference to peoples lives."  provides quality  education and employment training to people with a disability in Cootamundra, Young, Temora, Harden Coleambally and surrounding districts.

The Elouera Special School has provided education to children in the area for over 40 years and more recently Elouera Industries, Elouera Laundry, Elouera Recycling and Elouera TT's Cafe have provided employment and training to adults with a disability.

Visit them at:  www.elouera-association.com

 

 

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SOTEK Foundation. Created in 2004, this foundation in Finland targets services to the long-term unemployed, unemployed, immigrants, people with intellectual disabilities, and the vocational training of young people. To learn more, visit www.sotek.fi  {https://www.translate.google.com]

 

We interrupt the Member Spotlight series...for the following announcement:

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Known as one of South Australia’s oldest and most respected disability service providers, Minda’s vision for people with disabilities is to live enriched lives.  From disability support to housing options, aged care and much more, Minda offers support to over 1500 South Australians.  Now in it's 119th year, service quality and continuous improvement remains a focus of this values-based organization.  www.mindainc.com.au

Eden Social Welfare Foundation service include vocational training for physically and mentally disabled individuals of adult age, job counseling, emotional therapy, as well as early intervention services for children with delayed development and residential care for seniors. The Foundation steadfastly believes in “providing holistic care throughout life”, providing the physically and mentally disabled with complete services that encompasses body, mind and soul.

NDS:  A strong voice for disabilty service providers

 

NDS is the only organisation that represents the full spectrum of disability service providers across Australia. From small support groups to large multi-service organizations, NDS has been providing a united voice on disability issues for over 7 decades. Promoting quality service provisions and life opportunities for people with disabilities, NDS is THE Australian peak body for non-government disability services.

Read more at:  https://www.nds.org.au/

 

 

 

 

Goodwill Industries International, Inc.

Did you KNOW? 

The Goodwill Industries International, Inc.(GII) Member Services center, located in Rockville, MD, offers local Goodwills® a number of benefits to enhance their programs and services, and grow their Goodwills. GII is made up of a network of over 162 independent Goodwills strives to enhance the dignity and quality of life of individuals and families by helping people reach their full potential through education, skills training and the power of work!

Find out more about Goodwill at http://www.goodwill.org/

 

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