22 December 2020

Challenge Art Competition Winners Announced

Local artists have gone 'Out of this World' to create artworks for the 13th annual Challenge Community Services art competition, with some walking away with top prizes.

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27 October 2020

Ashley’s experience of moving into Supported Independent Living

Through our Supported Independent Living (SIL) program, Challenge has supported numerous clients experience greater independence while finding the perfect place to call home. Ashley is one of the most recent clients...

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01 October 2020

Q&A: Client matching in Supported Independent Living

At Challenge, our Supported Independent Living (SIL) program supports numerous people with disability to live a more independent life. We sat down with Regional Manager - Upper Hunter, James Pettersen to discuss his...

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24 September 2020

Top 10 FAQs about Supported Independent Living

Deciding to move into Supported Independent Living (SIL) is an important moment for many people with disability, especially those who are looking to move out of home but are unable to live on their own.

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10 September 2020

Supporting our community through disaster

After years of drought, fierce bushfires and now COVID-19, everyone in the community has been severely tested in 2020, not least Challenge Community Services disability community.

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18 June 2020

5 key benefits of Supported Independent Living

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is designed to allow more choice and control in the lives of people living with a permanent and significant disability. If one of your NDIS goals is to be able to live...

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04 June 2020

Understanding Supported Independent Living (SIL) and Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA)

If you are looking for accommodation options, there are a number of different housing solutions and supports available to consider for your unique needs. Supported Independent Living and Specialist Disability...

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28 May 2020

COVID-19 Update - Returning to Day Programs

We are pleased to announce that the Challenge COVIDSafe plan has now been implemented and we are able to gradually welcome our clients back to their Day Programs from Monday 1 June, 2020.

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20 May 2020

Finding new hope with Supported Independent Living

After more than three decades spent in various rehabilitation facilities throughout her life, Yvonne had expected to move into an aged-care facility at the end of 2019. However, in a timely turn of events, she was...

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15 May 2020

Challenge Community Services updated response to COVID-19

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement last Friday (8 May) of the 3-Step Framework for a COVIDSafe Australia, we look forward to gradually resuming our face-to-face and centre-based services.

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