Foundation for Independence Recreation
and Social Training Inc
Excellence in disability support & training

First Service Inc - About

FIRST - Our Vision

To be the leaders in the provision of quality individualised support, development and training for people living with a disability.


Mission Statement


FIRST believes all people have the right to participate in and contribute to society.
FIRST strives to meet the needs of individuals, improve quality of life, focus on ability, promote community awareness and acceptance, empower people with disabilities, their families and indeed the whole community to address in a positive manner disability related issues.


Our Commitment Is


Provide meaningful training opportunities across a wide range of interests that are realistic, achievable and fun
Provide meaningful community engagement opportunities
Provide a friendly, inclusive and fun environment
To be a positive leader within the NDIS by providing quality, user friendly information and support to our members.
To ensure the delivery of quality services through staff development and training that supports the best possible outcome for our members.


Goals


To assist members to achieve their individual goals and objectives through community participation and social training.
To ensure the delivery of a quality service consistent with the Mission Statement.
To encourage each individual to have the choice of a range of activities.
To enhance the delivery of a quality service.




Structure of the organisation




Members


Our service is member driven, from input at Management Committee level, through to input through the Members Consultative Committee and individual feed-back.


Individual Services


Each member works to a support plan that is tailored to their needs and wants. Members, families, caregivers and staff provide input into the plan that is upgraded annually. The support plans are adjusted to suit the members progress more frequently if required.


The Centres


27 Kelly Street, Eagleby: Purpose built and spacious premises that are fully wheelchair accessible. Members have their own shade house, arts space, wheelchair accessible gardens, computer room and sensory room. There is also access to the nearby Fryar Road Community Centre, which is a huge space ideal for music and/or larger events and the Fryar Road Community Gardens.

Unit 36-38, 17 Cairns Street, Loganholme: An ideal pre-vocational centre located in a commercial area with local businesses. It has a training room available for face to face learning, as well as three large working spaces for various projects.


NDIS


FIRST is a registered NDIS provider that provides individual support, group learning from the centres and Supports Coordination. FIRST are determined to continue to provide high quality services from purpose built venues. We do not compromise in delivering innovative developmental programs and we encourage you to compare the services we offer with other providers to make an informed decision on the best service for you. We are confident you will find our services to be of a higher quality.


To register or get further information please contact F.I.R.S.T. on 07 3382 6923 or contact F.I.R.S.T. by email.