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17 October 2017 Advocating for the homeless

Shane arrived in a small rural town having been placed in a NSW Housing flat, after being homeless for several years. He had not seen his flat before arriving, he just needed to take whatever place he...

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17 October 2017 Caring for the carer

Jay is an 11-year-old boy who lives with his foster carers in rural NSW. He was having difficulty managing his emotions and our Therapeutic Services team accepted a referral from his carers, who wer...

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17 October 2017 Supporting the transition to school

Bonnie is an engaging little girl who had a difficult start in life. Knowing her history and the way children with similar histories often present, our Therapeutic Services team expected that she may ...

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20 July 2017 New premises in Tamworth

Challenge Therapeutic Services are excited to announce that we have new premises at 13 Darling St, Tamworth (corner of Darling & Marius St).Challenge Therapeutic Services has an experienced team o...

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15 January 2017 Challenge: Providing local expertise on the NDIS

With almost 60 years of history, Challenge Community Services has extensive experience tailoring support packages to allow children and adults with disabilities to flourish, extending both their forma...

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About Challenge Community Services

Over 60 years ago we were a small band of parents and friends seeking support services for our children with disability. 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 880 staff, 95 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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