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June/July Newsletter

We're halfway through the year - can you believe it? It's been another busy past month here at Support Your Way, and we can't wait to update you on all that's happened and what's in store for us next.


Source Kids Disability Expo 2022 in Melbourne




Support Your Way was at the Source Kids Disability Expo in Melbourne on June 18 and 19!


Held at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, the Source Kids Disability Expo is a large disability expo geared towards children, parents and everyone else in between. Thousands attended, and our team thoroughly enjoyed getting to have open conversations, laughs and watching performances at the Expo.


We had so much fun at the expo! It was great meeting and getting to know our members, and we loved learning all about the amazing things other organisations do as well.

We'll catch you at the next Expo - stay tuned! Here are our favourite snaps from the weekend:



Our SYW Blog


Exciting news - our Support Your Way Blog is up and active! Featuring stories from people with disability, news and updates in the disability/NDIS space and other posts, you can find the SYW blog by clicking here.



Our own staff members have contributed their own stories and experiences as people living with disability. You can read about Daniel's experience with gaming in the blog post, 'Gaming with a Disability'.


Love gaming, like Daniel? Support Your Way runs a fortnightly Gaming Group in Victoria. Our members love getting together and bonding over their shared passion of games, so please get in touch if you're interested in joining us!


Have a story of yours that you'd like to share? We're always on the lookout for new writers, and will be happy to include it in the next blog post! Please contact media@supportyourway.com.au for more info.


Recap on Positive Futures Expo 2022


The Positive Futures Expo 2022 was held at the John McVeity Centre on June 1st in South Australia, and our SA team was there to represent Support Your Way.


Our SA team, led by Santo, Chantel, Travis and Jono, had so much fun meeting our South Australian participants, support workers, as well as getting to know some fresh faces!


The Expo was designed to:

  • Showcase exciting & inclusive opportunities for education, training, employment & volunteering available to people living with disability

  • Understand possible career pathways

  • Connect with employers and service providers

  • Be inspired by others and their stories

  • Discover your strengths and interests

We will most likely be making an appearance at the next Positive Futures Expo, as well as more Expo's around South Australia...so stay tuned! 😊



Recap on Powerchair Competition


Some of our team members from Melbourne and Adelaide traveled to Sydney to compete in the Australian Powerchair Football Association’s 2022 Club Championships at Sydney Olympic Park! 🏆


It was fantastic seeing everybody in action, doing what they love and competing on the biggest stage. Our teams were absolutely amazing - thank you everyone for cheering them on and tuning in to the live broadcast of the competition! 🙌🏻🎉


Our South Australian team managed to finish 4th while our Victorian team finished 6th. Congratulations to both teams!


Here are some of our favourite snaps over the week.

Photo credits: Rev William A Stewart and Mrs R Stewart.


We Need Your Feedback!


Our team highly appreciates your feedback and any complaints will help us grow and improve our services for everyone. We encourage all participants, their families or friends to please contact us if you would like to share anything.


We encourage you to fill out our anonymous survey on our website, or you can also send us an email at info@supportyourway.com.au.


Earn a $25 Gift Card from Coles by Referring a Friend to Us



We are currently offering a $25 Coles Gift Card to anyone who refers a friend or family member and signs them up as a client of Support Your Way.


To be eligible for the $25 Coles Gift Card, please refer your friend or family member to our Sign Up page. Please tell them to include the name of the person who referred them when signing up. Terms & Conditions Apply.


If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us at any time.


Follow us on Social Media



Support Your Way posts regularly on our social media accounts - so please follow us to stay updated on all our exciting activities!


Here's how you can find, like, and 'follow' us...


Facebook - Click here

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Twitter - Click here


You can also join our social community on Facebook and join the Support Your Way group here: www.facebook.com/groups/supportyourway/ you'll find information on upcoming activities, photos and general updates!

Rostering Team & Contacts


As you may have noticed, our team is growing! To ensure you have all up-to-date information on who to contact for anything related to rostering, group activities, and general support needs, please use the following contacts:


Victoria

Anthony: anthony@supportyourway.com.au (0431 734 734)

Elvira: elvira@supportyourway.com.au (0430 445 064)

Calvin: calvin@supportyourway.com.au (0468 998 908)

Luke: luke@supportyourway.com.au (0424 160 174)


South Australia:

Jonathan: jonathan@supportyourway.com.au (0424 040 883)

Chantel: chantel@supportyourway.com.au (0401 189 365)

Travis: travis@supportyourway.com.au (0434 868 421)

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