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Avenue Newcastle – disability day program alternative

Avenue is an innovative program that helps empower people with disability to make meaningful contributions through work activities.

Avenue Newcastle provides opportunities for participants to join one of our Work teams, and engage in work tasks tailored to their specific skills, abilities and interests.

Avenue Social at Newcastle gives participants the opportunity to take part in community-based activities with the support that they need to be able to fully participate.

Both the Work and Social aspects of Avenue Newcastle have been carefully designed to allow for a personalised approach to participation. This ensures each individual and their needs are put first, resulting in a rewarding experience of continued learning and personal growth.

Avenue is all about offering participants:

Individual support

Tailored support that accommodates the individual

Purpose-built environment

A purpose-built environment to meet the needs of all

Highly trained staff

A team of committed staff    who are all about making          a difference

Avenue Newcastle is a vibrant, welcoming coworking space, with activity areas purpose built to meet our participants’ needs, including:

Chill out/Sensory rooms

Team Work Rooms

Open Work Areas

Ben

My name is Ben and I am 20 years old. I come to Avenue twice per week. I like to work in the gigs and flyers room making WAW hand planes. I really like numbers and letters

 

Joel

My name is Joel and I am 18 years old. I attend Avenue 3 days per week. My favourite hobbies are video games, drawing and art. My favourite activities at Avenue are stocktake, cleaning and walking the dogs.

Katie

My name is Katie and I’m 31 years old. I  work in Order Fulfilment for our partner YEVU on Mondays and Wednesdays. I like updating our Task Chart so we know who is doing what. My favourite task is to take the parcels to the post office. I am proud that I can follow the process manuals and double check orders to make sure everything is correct so we can make the customers happy.

Niranjan

My name is Niranjan and I am 26 years old. I attend Avenue one day a week. My favourite hobbies are cricket, video games and watching movies. My favourite task in the Gigs team is taking photos.

Tailored activities in a vibrant coworking space

Avenue Newcastle is comprised of Avenue Work and Social.

Work is made up of various teams , where participants can make a valuable contribution completing their work tasks throughout the day.

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Order Fulfilment

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Hub Management

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Animals

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Flyers

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Gigs

Alongside this, Avenue Social gives participants access to a diverse and exciting range of social events and experiences. 

Due to the flexible nature of Avenue Newcastle, all Social and Work related activities can be tailored to the individual and their needs, while still offering consistency day-to-day.

Our focus is on creating an environment where everyone can participate and contribute in a way that’s meaningful to them, regardless of the level of support they require.

Avenue participant in wheelchair working at computer with Avenue support worker next to her. Both smiling and looking at a notebook.

Work Experience

Looking for options to assist in post-school transitioning? Ask about our work experience opportunities for high schoostudents with disability! Simply fill in the form below and let us know.

If you’d like to learn more about Avenue’s innovative approach 

please get in touch or come to one of our information sessions.

Address

1 Warabrook Boulevard, Warabrook NSW 2304

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