Enabling Good LivesEnabling Good Lives has given disabled people more options and control.
Barney's StoryHas moved from residential care to his own home in Raglan.
Brent's StoryBrent has a lot more flexibility around his daily life.
Spirit of Service Award - Leadership and GovernanceEnabling Good Lives (EGL) governance and leadership groups are the winners of the State Services Commission’s Spirit of Service award.
The EGL governance and leadership groups were nominated in the ‘Leadership and Governance’ category. This category recognises outstanding public sector leadership in governance.
The EGL leadership and governance groups were nominated by the Ministries of Health and Social Development.
You can read more about the nomination, and other nominees of the awards on the State Services Commission website.
Next Steps Expo 2019!!The Next Steps expo is held every year - a collaborative event with local service providers, community organisations and entrepreneurs. The aim is to showcase what is available in greater Christchurch and to assist young people with disabilities and their families look at opportunities beyond school ... to connect young people and their families to local clubs, groups, networks, volunteering opportunities, sports, gardens, games and choirs ... any possibilities and opportunities happening in their neighbourhoods that they are keen to be involved with, as well as ensuring full citizenship; making use of the services and supports that all New Zealanders have available to them.
The 2019 Next Steps Expo is on Monday 15th April at Haeata Community Campus, in Aranui, and there is no cost to participate or to attend (but feel free to bring cash to support some young entrepreneurs who will be showcasing their businesses!!). See the Next Steps FaceBook page for more info
System Transformation in Canterbury - Forum Two!we invite you to come and - hear more about the disability system transformation - ask questions about what this means for you and your life - decide how we can develop a regional leadership group here in Canterbury Location : Chateau on the Park, 189 Deans Avenue, Christchurch Wednesday 28 March; 2:30 - 4pm : disabled persons forum Wednesday 28 March; 7 - 8:30pm : family / whānau forum Thursday 29 March; 9 - 10:30am : community organisations forum.