Robert getting out and winning big with the help of Mai-Wel’s Community Living

Robert getting out and winning big with the help of Mai-Wel’s Community Living Two of the key goals many people with a disability strive for when using their National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) funding, is to gain more choice and control over their own lives. As a registered NDIS provider, Mai-Wel’s Community Living services are one of the ways that we can support individuals dream of independence with the use of their NDIS funding. Our living supports are unique and tailored to help meet the goals of [...]

By |2021-02-24T10:06:54+11:0024th February, 2021|Community Living, Good News Stories|

Bradley is making a splash at Maitland Pool!

Bradley made a splash at the Maitland Pool! Every Thursday, the team at The Hill, Mai-Wel’s purpose-built centre for lifestyle and leisure day services catering for people with disability with moderate to high support needs, head out to Maitland pool to splash around, have some fun and get some exercise at the same time. Bradley loves heading out to the pool on a Thursday with Support Workers Anna and Chad! As Bradley is unsteady on his feet when on uneven ground, he usually requires support to walk [...]

By |2021-02-25T15:41:06+11:0024th February, 2021|Good News Stories, The Hill|

Jack’s swift trip to employment with MWLFS Transition to Work

Jack's swift trip to employment with MWLFS Transition to Work Upon commencing with Mai-Wel’s Transition to Work (TtW) youth employment service, Jack was determined to find a stable job and gain independence. After accessing Mai-Wel’s TtW at Maitland, Jack was able to secure a job with the help of his Youth Support Mentor. The role Jack found has ticked a lot of the boxes for things he was looking for in a job, including full-time hours, being located close to home, working with a good bunch of [...]

By |2021-02-17T14:56:07+11:0017th February, 2021|Good News Stories, Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions|

Chloe’s embraces training opportunities with MWLFS Transition to Work

Chloe’s tenacity shines during 2020 with support of TtW Chloe has been involved in Mai-Wel LabourForce Solution’s (MWLFS) Transition to Work (TtW) program throughout 2020, during which time she has continued to gain numerous certificates and qualifications to assist her work in the beauty industry! Safety in the beauty industry is of particular importance due to the impact of COVID-19 and Chloe recognised it was important to know how to minimise risk of infection. Despite the pandemic and the temporary shutdown of the industry, Chloe utilised her [...]

By |2021-02-05T14:01:47+11:005th February, 2021|Good News Stories, Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions|

Supported Employees recognised for service and contribution at annual Supported Employee Anniversary Awards

Mai-Wel’s Supported Employee Anniversary Celebration Each year Mai-Wel celebrates the long service and ongoing dedication of supported employees of Mai-Wel Enterprises through their Annual Supported Employee Anniversary Awards. Due to COVID-19 safety measures, things looked a little different at the award ceremony this year, but it was special nonetheless. The event was held outdoors at Mai-Wel Enterprises, with a thinner crowd of standing friends and colleagues who celebrated these long service milestones For the year 2020, four employees of Mai-Wel Enterprises received their Years [...]

By |2021-02-05T14:17:16+11:005th February, 2021|Good News Stories, Mai-Wel Enterprises, Supported Employment|

Congratulations Ally, Maitland’s 2021 Young Citizen of the Year!

Congratulations Ally, Maitland’s 2021 Young Citizen of the Year! Congratulations to Ally, our Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions Business Development Representative, for being awarded the title of Maitland's 2021 Young Citizen of the Year! The announcement was made at Maitland’s Official Australia Day Ceremony on 26 January, recognising her passion for improving the lives of those less fortunate or disadvantaged in our community. As President of the local Business Network International (BNI) Group, Ally leads member business professionals to grow and develop their businesses and connections in the local [...]

By |2021-01-27T13:48:16+11:0027th January, 2021|Good News Stories, Mai-Wel staff|

Embracing change & making moves with the new Mai-Wel on Vincent, Cessnock

Embracing change and making moves with the new Mai-Wel on Vincent, Cessnock 2020 has been a big year for change. Lots of things are very different to how they were 12 months ago; social distancing and online support services have become part of everyday life while we learn how to navigate our community in this new world we live in. While not all change is comfortable, there is one big change that is having a positive impact on Mai-Wellians in Cessnock. Many people now know that during [...]

By |2020-08-19T11:28:53+10:0019th August, 2020|Good News Stories|

COVID-19 and Mai-Wel events

In light of the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic threat, the decision has been made that all Mai-Wel events will be postponed until further notice. The health of participants, staff and wider community is of paramount importance to us and therefore this decision was made with their best interest at heart. Upcoming Mai-Wel events affected; * Creative Arts Album Launch at the Cabin Collective on 19 March, * Easter Hoi at Club Maitland City on 2 April, and * The Mai-Wel Annual Gala Ball at Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley on 2 May. [...]

By |2021-01-15T19:03:04+11:0017th March, 2020|Events and Fundraising, Good News Stories|
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