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Barnaby Joyce sets aside the drama, for a while at least
31 October 2017 Barnaby Joyce sets aside the drama, for a while at least

National’s candidate, Barnaby Joyce, and Tamworth MP Kevin Anderson visited Secure Scanning Solutions on Monday, for a special morning tea to celebrate the importance of supported employees and Aust...

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Planning for the future
17 October 2017 Planning for the future

Disability Services client Laura was one of our first Tamworth clients in the NDIS and her main goals are to get a job and to live independently in her own home. Laura really wants to enter the workfo...

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Creating community connections
17 October 2017 Creating community connections

After four years in Tamworth, our popular Disability Services Connexions program opened its doors in Newcastle on May 24. The launch was a great success with 55 people enjoying a day of fun and activ...

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Building skills to be proud of
16 October 2017 Building skills to be proud of

Sebastian is now one of the senior members of Koora Industries, having joined our Business Services team in 2008. As a Timber Assistant, Sebastian participates in many tasks within the workshop such a...

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History of hard work
16 October 2017 History of hard work

Greg started as a supported employee with Challenge Community Services in 1984, 33 years ago.  At that time he worked in the sheltered workshop called Sheltam, where he would roll string for the abat...

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We’re going to need a bigger gallery
13 October 2017 We’re going to need a bigger gallery

Organisers may need a larger venue for the next Challenge Community Service art exhibition if the turnout to Tuesday’s wine-and-cheese night is anything to go by.Art-lovers and supporters rubbed sh...

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Wonderland inspired art competition
13 October 2017 Wonderland inspired art competition

The Challenge Community Services Art Competition is on again and entries are now open. This is the tenth year that the competition has been held and this year is the first time that it has been open t...

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Open days at Challenge
4 October 2017 Open days at Challenge

Next week’s a special one for Challenge Community Services as the Molesworth St establishment throws opens its doors on Tuesday and Wednesday, October 10 and 11, and invites people to see what goes ...

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About Challenge Community Services

60 years ago we were a small band of parents and friends seeking support services for our children with disabilities. Today, Challenge has grown to be one of the largest community support services in New South Wales. We provide support to over 2500 people from Albury to Lismore, Sydney, Dubbo, Tamworth and beyond. With over 600 staff, 85 of which have a disability, we strive to comply with and exceed all standards required under State and Federal Acts.
In the spirit of Reconciliation, Challenge Community Services acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of this country, and their connection to land, water and community. We pay our respect to them, their cultures and customs, and to Elders both past and present.
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