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Enriching peoples' lives through support, advocacy,
partnership and choice

 

Karingal is a not-for-profit organisation providing a range of services for people with a disability or mental illness, older Australians and those who are disadvantaged.

 

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Tom's journey to employment leads to award nomination

An inspiring employment partnership between Frankston job seeker Thomas McGann and Dandenong's Wooranna Park Primary School has gained national attention.

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Bendigo Employment Consultant a finalist for national award

MatchWorks Bendigo Employment Consultant Sylvia Phan is in the running for a national award after displaying exemplary dedication to connecting Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) job seekers with employment.

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Geelong business innovates to support deaf job seeker

FUSO Geelong and local employment services provider MatchWorks are in the running for a national award after FUSO implemented world-first technology at its Geelong workshop to help a deaf job seeker realise his dream of becoming a diesel mechanic.

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Harrison broadens his horizons with NDIS

With the  National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) starting to roll out across Australia this month, it was an opportunity to celebrate how the scheme has already changed the lives of thousands of Australians, such as Harrison.

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Karingal expands to North East Melbourne

Karingal has started an exciting new chapter, offering services and supports for people with a disability in the North East Melbourne area.

The expansion, which started July 1, coincides with the rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme in the area.

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Karingal Foundation and Karingal BacLinks combine

The Karingal Foundation has combined with Karingal BacLinks in a new-look department that will continue to link with the community, fundraise and develop partnerships that benefit Karingal clients and promote a fully inclusive community.

Karingal Chief Operating Officer Brandon Howard was looking forward to seeing the development of the new department.

 

 

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Elder abuse forum

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was recognised on June 15 when Eastern Hub Geelong hosted The Geelong Elder Abuse Forum.

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Staff and volunteers come together to celebrate

Karingal recognised the contributions of long-serving staff and volunteers at its annual Service Awards yesterday. Staff and volunteers were recognised in categories ranaging from 5 years to 35 years.

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Melbourne City recognised as community leader

The City of Darebin has recognised Melbourne City Football Club with a community business award for their work helping disadvantaged MatchWorks job seekers.

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Upcoming Events

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Brain Injury Awareness Week - Young Stroke Friday, 19 August, 2016, 9:45 AM Please come and join the Barwon region as it shines a spotlight on childhood stroke.
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For Individuals
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People with Mental Illness
Karingal's Transcend branch offers a range of flexible services for people with mental illness. Learn More
 
People who are frail aged
Karingal's services for older individuals and their families include respite, carer respite, assistance around the home and social support. Learn More
 
People who need training
Karingal delivers accredited and non-accredited training, provides supported employment and support people of all abilities to find work. Learn More
 
Youth Services
Karingal's Create Youth branch assists young people in transitioning into further education, training or employment. Learn More
 

For Businesses
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Catering and Gourmet Food

Kommercial offers delicious corporate catering for businesses throughout Geelong. Items include:

  • Hot and cold platters
  • Sandwiches, wraps and rolls
  • Drinks
  • Sweets including slices, biscuits and scones.

Gourmet food is also available at our Online Store. Range includes gourmet jams, chutneys, cordials and more!

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Finding Staff

MatchWorks is Victoria's largest employment services provider with over 14 years' experience. We offer services in Queensland, South Australia and Victoria, from a total of 57 locations. If you need staff, MatchWorks provides a quality service to help you fill your employment vacancies FREE of charge.

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Training

Karingal Training is a Registered Training Organisation specialising in a wide variety of training in the community services and employment service industries, as well as a range of vocational short courses. Karingal Training can work with you to tailor a course to your needs, at your office or a Karingal Training venue.

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Packaging, Landcare & Industrial Services

Outsourcing repetitive and time consuming tasks to Kommercial can provide your staff with more time to focus on dedicating their expertise to increasing the value of your business.

Services include, but are not limited to:

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Community Engagement

Karingal Foundation

Funds raised by the Karingal Foundation allow Karingal to build new facilities for people with a disability, develop new and innovative services and be involved in community projects that enrich the lives of people with a disability. 

BacLinks

BacLinks is an initiative of Karingal that specialises in educating, supporting and creating opportunities for businesses and community agencies from any sector to engage with each other for mutual benefit.

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