Choose where you live and who you live with.

Inclusive living with My Home servicesWe know that how and where you live is important to you, perhaps the most important part of your life. Achieve Australia can advise you on the ways to live as independently as possible, no matter what your situation.

To assist you to exercise your choice and control over your home, Achieve’s living and support services called My Home offers you a range of options to best suit your goals and needs.

Achieve has the flexibility and capability to meet your expectations for services and supports. We can assist you to:

  • Live by yourself;
  • Live with friends;
  • Get the right support to live in the community;
  • Work together to meet any complex medical needs or behavioural needs you might have;
  • Link you to services in the community and support you to access specialist services when needed; and
  • Obtain your daily support needs.

Independently there are a number of ways we can assist you. We tailor services to people’s needs whether they require Drop-In SupportSupported Living or Leaving Care for a few hours a week, or more intense support.

You can read more information with regards to Student with Disabilities.

Get the full story on inclusive living at Crowle Estate.

View our video to see how Karen and Sharon enhanced their lives by choosing to share a brand-new, fully- accessible apartment. Where and how would you like to live? Tell us more.

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Meet Patrick

Living Life to the Fullest.

When the decision was made to close the former Crowle Home in Ryde, Patrick Gaffney had been living there for most of his life. Today, at 59 years of age, Patrick Gaffney lives in a duplex in Eastwood, built and owned by Achieve that is platinum-certified by Livable Housing Australia.

Since moving into the Eastwood Duplex, Patrick has embraced his new surroundings, and is diving into community life, regularly attending bowling, line dancing, merrymakers and bocce with local members from the local community and neighbourhood.

“In the last couple of months we have really seen a big change in Patrick. He is more outgoing and more relaxed, and he is happier” says Mary Roberts, Patrick’s sister.

Community Living offers people an opportunity to do everything out in the community, with the normality and the routines of each person’s life looking very much like it would look in any home in the community. Residents are supported to live as independently as possible, learning to cook, garden and take care of themselves in a home environment setting.

“It’s rewarding to come to work every day and see Patrick in his own home, his own room,” says Social Educator Mili Tuinuku.

Patrick works as a line packager at Achieve’s Commercial Factory in Marrickville, and it has been amazing to watch the changes in him, taking on new ways of doing things and adapting to his new environment.

Marrickville staff report that Patrick has ‘blossomed’ since moving into the duplex, always joking and joyful. He tells them about his family visits, the garden, and how he can make his own cappuccino now. He also tells them about going to bowling and line dancing with his new neighbours.

Community Living Manager Ruchika Mangla says “The idea for life is to live it to its fullest, and now Patrick is really living his life. He is deciding who he wants to go out with, and what he wants to do. He has much more choice in his life, and it is beautiful to see it happening.”

When asked what he likes most about his new home Patrick replied “I like learning to cook for myself.”

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