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Vinnie – A Friend to All

Like so many others, Vinnie’s family are marvelled at the progress he has made since joining Interchange Australia’s day options program.

Vinnie attends the full array of Interchange Australia’s Day Options programs and is loving every moment learning with such wonderful enthusiasm!

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Mary-Anne’s Story

Mary-Anne is a lady with Cerebral Palsy who commenced with Interchange Australia early 2014.

Prior to becoming a client of Interchange Australia Mary-Anne worked at Welby Garden Centre four days per week, Mary-Anne rarely socialised outside of work aside from with her family and lived a very solitary life.

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Join Kirsty on her Adventure at Interchange Australia: Alpaca my bags!

Since joining Interchange Australia, Kirsty has continued to make the most of life and it’s not just her purple tops that sparkle, she does as well!
Kirsty has had a strong interest in cooking from an early age when she used to help her mother Debbie cook in the kitchen at her home and work. Kirsty has enjoyed building her skills in the kitchen throughout our Day Options program Cheftastics where she has been enjoying learning about all aspects of cookery from menu planning, budgeting, shopping, and food preparation and cooking as well as serving and enjoying a delicious meal with her friends.

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Why I Made the Change to Interchange

I had been told by a number of locals in the area Interchange Australia was both professional and incredibly caring in the way that they conduct themselves and run their programs each and every day, so it was a certainty, when I saw a position advertised for the role of Day Options Coordinator at Springett House in Bowral, that I would apply. Much to my delight I was offered the role I had applied for and here I am eight years later, I have never looked back.

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