We are proud of the success achieved by individuals and via the partnerships we’ve forged.
The following success stories illustrate how all kinds of people contribute to the character and diversity of our community.
Kitchen wiz – making coffees and making a difference
Port Macquarie’s Hope Shop Café, in partnership with ACES, provided a workplace where Leigh Dowzard and other people with a disability, could take up work opportunities and add fulfilment and independence to their lives. Read more (pdf).
Learning partnership produces unique outcomes
ACES’ partnership with SkillsLink Training (formerly Port Macquarie Community College) has resulted in the development of unique training opportunities. In many cases these supply the stepping stones required to get people from where they are, to where they want to be. Read more (pdf).
Carers raise awareness on the political stage
Members of the Port Macquarie Carers Group have been praised for their work to raise awareness about the challenge carers face. Their Carer Profile Project features a snapshot of the lives of 16 carers in the Port Macquarie area. The group hopes these vivid, firsthand accounts will inform decision-makers and help shape social policy. Read more (pdf).
Find out more about ACES
Contact ACES on (02) 6581 2348 or email email@example.com .
ACES – making ordinary extraordinary (pdf)
ACES’ winning formula (pdf)
Work day to inspire all – a typical day at ACES (pdf)
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