Nambucca Valley Phoenix
Nambucca Valley Phoenix is a supported employment service for people who have an intellectual disability. The service provides supported employment through the operation of three separate businesses:
- Phoenix Art/Craft Enterprises - producing unique quality craft and pottery
- Phoenix Café Gallery - offers catering, Devonshire Teas, lunches and function facilities in a beautiful heritage building named 'The Bank'
- Phoenix Workcrew Service - provides lawn mowing, moo-poo fertiliser and mulch and a horticultural enterprise.
Transition to Work Provides training for people with disabilities to join the work force or to secure a job in Open employment such as Woolworth's. This is available under Department of Disability, Aging and Homecare and is provided for school leavers under a special Grants System. The Grants are for two years and then the young person is expected to join the workforce or gain employment in a service such as this one.
Community Participation other programs are also run at phoenix which provides local young people leaving school the ability to learn life skills and leisure activities and to join groups of their peers and make friendships like other members of the community. This is an ongoing program to provide access to the community for people with disabilities.
The Nambucca Valley. Discover it. Love it.
Nambucca Valley Phoenix is located at the top end (on the hill) of High Street, the main street, in Bowraville. You can't miss it!
Hours: Mo-Fr 9 AM-4 PM