Every person’s story is different. So we help craft a pathway to inclusion that is unique to the individual and is focused on people being part of the community.
Everyone feels good when they have something productive to do, especially when it’s something they enjoy and can be proud of. We are committed to values of inclusion and believe that all people should have control over the life choices they make. Our support is crafted around each individual to help them to achieve their goals.
We play a role in people having the life they want through:
Training, New experiences, Connecting people
Our work focuses on the individual and how they might connect to a wide range of possibilities and the community as a whole.
This includes working with a variety of other organisations including community groups, local council and training providers.
We provide options for people in training, the arts, volunteering, employment and recreation.
If you have a personalised budget, we would be happy to work with you to develop a unique package of support. You can read more details about our service for people with personalised budgets here.
Who can join in?
Anyone with an intellectual disability between the age of 16-64 years. We also encourage friends and whanau to participate in much of what we do.
Contact us to find out more about our training programs and creative arts options such as The White Room Creative Space and Many Hats Theatre Company.
Live the life you want
Having a range of skills gives people the power of personal choice, a sense of identity and the ability to form meaningful connections and create lasting relationships.
Skillwise staff, from group coordinators to community facilitators, have the training, community awareness and resilience to assist in creating meaningful outcomes for people.
We want to be a force of positive change in our society, helping to create a more accepting and inclusive community for all.
The way we work is consistent with the core principals of the government’s “Enabling Good Lives,” strategy.