Achieve Your Goals in 2019 with a Self-Directed Teams Approach

Amicus Amicus News

In 2019, Amicus will be looking to roll out our self-directed teams approach across the whole organisation. After trialling the approach over the last 18 months, we have seen outstanding results for our participants including, people going back to school, taking holidays and even moving interstate. We believe that these outcomes are a direct result of participants having greater control and choice …

castlemaine botanical gardens lake on a sunny day

Tips to enjoy the Summer break

tough.cookie Amicus News

There’s plenty to do in Bendigo and surrounds over the Summer. Here are some of our favourite activities to enjoy: 1. Go for a walk or ride at your favourite lake or garden On a nice Summer day, soak up the beautiful outdoors by heading for a walk or spending the morning at a lake or garden. If it’s a hot …

Live your good life with Amicus

Amicus Amicus News

Live your good life by getting what you need most with Amicus. With our self-directed teams, you are involved in the decision-making process, meaning that you get to decide which activities you do and what support you get, rather than what an organisation expects from you. We give information, support and opportunities for people to direct their own lives and the services …

amicus participant and support worker outside at work

Self-Directed Teams at Amicus

tough.cookie Amicus News

“When someone becomes a part of the community they feel empowered, they feel like they can do anything.” – Susan Perkins, Support Coordinator At the heart of our Self-Directed Teams, is a belief that all people have the right to decide about the things that happen in their lives. The benefits that come from self-directed teams is that support workers …

Celebrating 30 Years with the release of ‘One Person At A Time’

tough.cookie Amicus News

“There is a saying that helping one person might not change the world, but it could change the world for one person. With an organisational vision to create a community that welcomes people for who they are and what they bring, there is still much to do. But rest assured that Amicus will continue its steadfast progress towards realising this …

amicus general meeting 2017 graphic 17th of November

Annual General Meeting and Community Sector Showcase 2017

Amicus Amicus News

We invite you to join us for the Amicus Annual General Meeting at the 2017 Community Sector Showcase. Registrations are now open to attend our Annual General Meeting and the 2017 Community Sector Showcase event which will both be held on November 15 at Ulumbarra Theatre in Bendigo. We invite you to join us to partake in this year’s topic …

photo of amicus school holiday program

Amicus receives $110,000 from Innovative Workforce Fund

Amicus Amicus News

Read our media release Read the Bendigo Advertiser story Local disability service provider Amicus, will receive project funding from the government’s Innovative Workforce Fund to a new way of working to deliver services under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Amicus is recognised internationally as a leader in the disability sector with their ‘One person at a time’ service delivery …