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24 March 2021

Challenge open new Illawarra Hub

Challenge Community Services has had a footprint in the Illawarra for over two and a half years. Starting with a single client in one home, Challenge has grown to support 15 participants through their Supported...

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18 March 2021

Supporting NDIS participants with the skills they need to become self-employed

Local, Sam Coulter, is leading the charge in Tamworth running a Challenge Community Services (CCS) Regional Entrepreneurship Challenge (REC) program, facilitating National Disability Insurance Scheme participants the...

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22 February 2021

Challenge Community Services COVID-19 vaccine roll-out update

Information for clients and their families

Over the past year, COVID-19 has had devastating effects across the world. It has also changed the way we live every day in an effort to keep ourselves and others healthy.

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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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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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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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