Volunteers Needed! Our clients are busy making goals for 2019, and to help them achieve their goals we need help from some awesome volunteers. We currently have vacancies for volunteers who can help our clients out with cooking, wood … [Read more...] about Make a Difference in 2019
CHAIR AND CEO REPORT In 2016 the New Zealand Government commenced a review resulting in changes to the Incorporated Societies Act. In response, the Avalon (BOP) Incorporated Board sought legal advice on the most appropriate legal structure for the … [Read more...] about Avalon Aotearoa Charitable 2018 Annual Report
The second part of the Government’s Families Package, which aims to improve incomes for low and middle income families with children, takes effect from 1 July. Thanks for your help communicating these changes to our clients. Timing … [Read more...] about Timing of Families Package Payments
Karleigh Jones has been bullied, stared at, and made to feel "weird", but walking in events throughout New Zealand makes her feel "equal". The 25-year-old Gate Pa woman lives with autism, suffers constant tremors and has keratoconus - a … [Read more...] about Tauranga woman with autism competes in Cigna Round the Bays- Go Karleigh!!!
A five day Practicum for learning more about Social Role Valorization Avalon and SILC are excited to be co-hosting PASSING, a 5 day in depth SRV workshop in March 2018. The next step from the popular 'Towards a Better Life' … [Read more...] about PASSING 5th – 9th March 2018
Christmas is fast approaching with only three weeks until Avalon closes for the Christmas and New Year break. This past month has provided us with the opportunity to reflect on the previous year through our Client Review Meetings, Client Success … [Read more...] about End of the year news
Avalon again achieved a surplus in the 2016/2017 financial year leaving the organisation in a fiscally sustainable and viable position. You can download the PDFs here for both Avalon Bay Of Plenty Incorporated and Avalon Aotearoa Charitable Trust … [Read more...] about 2016/2017 Annual Reports for Avalon
“From rhetoric to reality - real implementation” Brought to you by NZDSN and the national EGL Leadership group This one day workshop, open to families and providers, is a major opportunity to engage with EGL … [Read more...] about Enabling Good Lives Workshop