Life Skills

Supporting you to develop everyday life skills that increase independence and control.


Life Skills

Access foundation supports you to build everyday life skills.

Our training focuses on practical skills that you can use immediately and in the future, from handling money to travel training, meal preparation, personal presentation, independent living skills or literacy and numeracy.

Building everyday skills not only allows you to be more independent, it also builds a greater sense of self-esteem.

Life Skill

Independent living skills

  • Household management

  • Developing and following a budget

  • Literacy and numeracy

  • Money skills

  • Learning about renting

  • Household care

  • Laundry and clothes care

Health and wellbeing

  • Preparing a healthy weekly menu

  • Shopping for groceries

  • Cooking and healthy eating

  • Hygiene and personal care

  • Support to join local exercise classes and sporting clubs

  • Relaxation techniques

  • Proactive behaviour and speaking up for yourself

Travel

  • Road safety

  • Using public transport

  • Planning how to get to and from destinations

  • Connecting with other people

Communication

  • Developing relationships

  • Friendships and group work

  • Personal presentation

  • Support to join local groups based on your interests

  • Visiting local community centres

  • Eating out

Our points of difference

  • We are the disability specialists; we have almost 30 years of experience supporting people living with disability from ground level.

  • We provide flexible services, customised to your support needs.

  • Staff has extensive experience in supporting people with high and complex needs.

  • We uphold the highest standards of quality and safeguards. We actively promote and uphold the fundamental rights of people living with disability as equal citizens.