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Deaf & Hearing Impaired Support. THRIVE is a Ministry of Social Development (MSD) funded programme that helps young school leavers with diverse abilities achieve their personal best.

Deaf & Hearing Impaired Support

We work with you to develop a personalised life plan around community participation based on your goals, needs, capabilities, and aspirations. THRIVE @ Geneva Healthcare9am - 2:30pm Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays 13 Coyle Street, Sandringham, Auckland The THRIVE Programme includes: CookingCommunity OutingsExploring AucklandUtilising Public TransportDance and MusicArts and CraftsAccess to Geneva Healthcare's GymPersonal TrainerPet Therapy. Aspirations support – Spectrum Care.

Download our Aspirations brochure Our ‘Aspirations’ service is available to people 17 years of age and older and live in the greater Auckland area. Through a wide range of programme options, our Aspirations team supports people to develop skills in communication, advocacy, education, personal development, making and keeping friends, interpreting social situations and preparing for employment. Cooking, fitness and personal presentation, using public transport, social interaction and skill development, arts and crafts, and sports are just some of the options offered by our Aspirations service.

Our Aspirations support provides: Two4nine - A Supported Life. Two4nine is integrated into its local community, providing a space for creativity and personal and educational development for persons with learning disabilities.

Two4nine - A Supported Life

The service is an integral part of A Supported Life’s day support related to the arts, community integration and connection, volunteering, work experience, health and wellbeing, education and employment. Two4nine is a unique and exciting space and the wide field of activity is firmly embedded and supported in the local community and in turn two4nine, offers opportunities for participants to contribute meaningfully to that community. The aim is ‘to be of service’ rather than providing ‘a service’. As a community based creative space, located within the large community hub formed by ASL’s 20 houses and flats, the space offers onsite art and life skill modules, off-site creative, health and wellbeing activities and community volunteering. The Eastgate Community Trust > Offering day services and transition to those with intellectual needs.

Community Participation. 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. 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.