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Services - A Supported LIfe. A Supported Life has a dynamic and holistic approach to service delivery, offering a very wide range of support options and opportunity within the 3 service entities.

Services - A Supported LIfe

These service types are outlined below and are known as; Residential Support and Guidance, Supported Living and Community Inclusion. Residential Support and Guidance This core residential service provides support for persons requiring comprehensive lifestyle support whilst maintaining high levels of choice and independence in their lives. The residential opportunities are fully staffed with co-workers fulfilling non active sleepover each night of the week. These houses have a maximum of 4 flatmates.

As the people being supported by RS&G grow in social and functional development and build networks of interdependence they have the possibility of living in more independent circumstances. Supported Living Support to the participants in A Supported Life focuses on but is not limited to: Way Out West - Community Inclusion Support. The Eastgate Community Trust > Offering day services and transition to those with intellectual needs. Vocational-programme. The vocational programme provides a life skills course for approximately 20 people, eighteen and over with an intellectual disability.


Some clients in this course can be enrolled with the school for selected NCEA standards. In the course there is the opportunity to maintain and further develop Literacy and Numeracy skills. These clients are offered riding therapy and all are involved in the care of the horses and other horse related work. The horse is again the therapeutic tool. There are many opportunities for life skills training like cooking, understanding money and using public transport. The programme offers a variety of opportunities to learn important skills for independent living and the confidence to lead fulfilling lives. Request an Enrolment Form. Ranfurly care activities centre helping intellectually disabled adults.

The Ranfurly Activity Centre is a facility for people with intellectual disabilities from the wider community and Ranfurly residents.

ranfurly care activities centre helping intellectually disabled adults

The Centre provides both educational and leisure activities with a special focus on ‘Community Participation’. Our highly trained staff come from a variety of backgrounds - human services, teaching and the arts, but they all have one thing in common - a passion for helping people develop through education and creativity. The Centre provides a stimulating blend of educational, creative and physical classes during the day. The established programme comprises of a comprehensive choice of over forty different group activities which are all developed to suit individual capabilities and personal requirements. A typical day includes activities such as communication, computer skills, arts and crafts, music, education, drama, cooking, pottery, woodwork, and gardening.

Services. Agape Care offers 24 hour residential support to adults with an intellectual disability.


We currently have three residential homes in the West Auckland area. Each service user has their own bedroom and takes part in the running of the home by engaging in daily domestic activities. Regular resident meetings are held to discuss issues and activites and make decisions. These meetings are also an opportunity for each service user to provide feedback on their level of satisfaction with the day to day running of the house. Every service user has a lifestye plan that is developed in conjunction with their family/whanau/advocate, and this plan is the basis for their social activities and skill development.

Each service user also has an annual needs assessment and the level of support they receive, including personal cares, financial management, meal preparation and medical care is tailored around their individual level of need. Examples of activities available through the vocational programme are: Hohepa creating opportunities. Hohepa’s day service called “Helios” provides vocational and community participation services for people who live residentially at Hohepa and for independent clients who might live with their family, in their own home, or at a residential service provider other than Hohepa. Helios also provides transition services for ORRS (Ongoing and Reviewable Resourcing Scheme) funded students in their last year of school.

“Helios”: In Greek mythology the sun was personified as Helios. In Plato's Republic, Helios, the Sun, is the symbolic offspring of the idea of the Good. Helios day services is located at 18 Barrhead Place, Avondale. For all enquiries please contact the Director of Services ( Silke Carter) . Based at: 18 Barrhead Place, Avondale Headway Courses – SPEC These courses are for students aged 16 through to adulthood.

Masada Community Centre. Laura Fergusson Trust -