Community Programs

Supports tailored to you.

We are Workpower, an organisation dedicated to creating a world of opportunity for people with disability, their families, and carers.

We are registered NDIS providers with more than 20 years’ experience delivering quality supports across Perth and Mandurah.

Our friendly staff work around your schedule, and can come to your location to discuss what we have to offer.

Contact us today to find out how we can support you!

What we offer

  • School & School Leaversmore info
  • Community Supportsmore info
  • School Holiday Programsmore info
  • Performing Arts Programsmore info
  • Whittome Community Centre and Gardenmore info
  • Employment Supportmore info
  • Respite & Carer Supportmore info

School & School Leavers

Some people may experience uncertainty when getting ready to leave school. We’re here to help you make that next step.

We learn about your abilities, needs, and experiences to help you decide where to begin. Our simple process lets you set unique goals for the future, whether it’s employment, education, or experience. We work with your family and carers to support you and explore various options to determine what suits you.

Here’s how we can support you.

Community Supports

Long-term support towards long-term benefits.

At Workpower, we want to see you succeed in your aspirations. Building from your existing strengths, we provide the support you need to reach your unique social, recreational, or vocational goals.

Our activity hubs aim to develop the individual’s social and emotional wellbeing, life skills and build confidence and independence.

We provide flexible and individualised programs that can assist with:

  • Being active
  • Volunteering
  • Joining local clubs and performance groups
  • Attending concerts and performances
  • Being creative and exploring culture

School Holiday Programs

We’re ready to help you make the most of your school holiday!

View our latest programs: Perth – October 2019   |   South West – October 2019

We offer an exciting range of school holiday supports for children and young people from ages 7 – 17 with mental illness, disability, and autism. Both group programs and flexible individual supports give participants the opportunity to:

  • Learn new skills
  • Explore new experiences
  • Discover new interests
  • Develop confidence and independence


Find out more!

School Holiday Employment Program

Ready to start your career? Then join us to explore work opportunities, complete your own industry placement, and gain skills to succeed! Contact us via email or on 1800 610 665 for more.

Performing Arts Programs

Develop your abilities, learn new skills, and explore your passions with our innovative workshops!

Accessible to people from every ability level, our programs explore music, dancing, and theatrical skills. Sessions are hosted by highly qualified instructors and supported by Workpower staff. These interactive workshops run all year and are designed to help you:

  • Promote personal development
  • Build teams and friendships
  • Boost independence, self-esteem, and confidence

Discover Performing Arts

Explore Music Rocks

Whittome Community Centre and Garden

Our Community Garden is situated at Whittome Street in Middle Swan. It’s a fantastic community resource that celebrates the skills and abilities of local residents, people with disability, and the arts community. Why not come along and…

  • Volunteer on the committee
  • Lease your own plot in our garden and grow your own produce
  • Take in the beautiful artwork from local artists

Employment Support

We offer a range of services designed to help you get a job you feel passionate about.

Whether it’s work experience, volunteering, part time work, customised employment, or setting up your own micro-business, we have the help you need to get going.

We can start working with you to design your employment pathway from Year 10.

Get started today!

Respite & Carer Support

As a carer, it’s important that you take care of your wellbeing.

Our respite programs are committed to building the capacity of the families and unpaid carers of people with disabilities.

No matter what you need, we’re here for you. Our tailored respites are designed to provide opportunities to relax, recharge your batteries, do something for yourself, or reconnect with community. We’re flexible and can support you when you need it most.

Our services include:

  • After school/weekend support: Our individual and group programs cover activities like fitness programs, goal planning, homework support, and enhancing life skills
  • One-off services: We can cover unexpected appointments, emergencies, and anything else that comes up

Click here to view resources for families and carers.

Workpower, the NDIS, and you

It’s our job to make sure you’re receiving the best support possible. The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is now available to all eligible recipients in Western Australia. If you are caring for a person with a disability, we can help you complete the process required to determine your eligibility for the NDIS.

As a registered NDIS and Disability Services Commission (DSC) provider, Workpower provides a wide range of options. We also offer an impartial support coordination service. Our aim is to enable you to live a good life, fully realise your potential, and to participate and contribute to society. We can assist you with:

  • Strengthening your abilities to coordinate your supports
  • Coordinating your supports from a range of sources
  • Resolving crises as they arise

Have questions about the NDIS? Check out our Resources.

The annual grand performance

Every year our Performing Arts programs come together for an annual show-stopping performance. Take a look at these videos from our 2017 All Aboard! performance…

Tailored to you

To us, every individual is important. When you join us you’re assigned a personal Case Manager, who assists in accessing funding and creating a support plan for your specific needs. Our friendly, professional, and dedicated staff are fully trained and qualified. Integrity, privacy, and respect are our priority.

Our goal is to help you achieve your goals and get the most out of your support.

Start your journey with us today!

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Contact Us

Community Programs

Teresa Allen

1800 610 665

info@workpower.asn.au

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