Disability Services by Aurora

Our specialist Day Support and out of hours activities run over a seven day week and include:

  • Vocational training in hospitality (Certificate 1 Hospitality)
  • operation of “The Old Chapel” Tea Rooms
  • a catering enterprise (receptions, business lunches, morning teas etc)
  • the Aurora Learning Centre – Equal Access in Literacy
  • Implementation of the Brain-Science Literacy program Fast ForWord®
  • Cottage Industry production of high quality hand crafted good
  • Weekly ten pin bowling league (with up to 60 bowlers each week)
  • Weekly “Club Tea” social meals
  • Monthly Karaoke Idol Dance
  • life-skills education; music and dance sessions; creative art sessions; swimming; sports; operation of our own in-house radio station; excursions; transport support service; counselling, referral and information service
  • essential respite for families and carers.

We are registered with the National Disability Insurance Agency to provide:

  • Assistance to access and maintain employment
  • Participation in community, social and civic activities
  • Development of daily living and life skills
  • Assistance with daily personal activities
  • Assistance with travel/transport arrangements
  • Training for independence in travel and transport
  • Other innovative supports

The Old Chapel Tea Rooms

Clients are trained to operate their own public business venture, allowing showcase of learned abilities to the public. By encouraging involvement within the community, such as providing a “silver service” Tea Rooms directly to the public, we also provide opportunity for people with disabilities to reach their full potential.

The Car Yard Café is our newest venture offering training and work experience for people with disabilities. The café environment provides our trainees with hands-on experience in silver service hospitality.

Who this service is for

Adults with intellectual, physical, psychiatric and sensory disabilities.

Opening Hours

Main Office Administration Hours: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
Program Hours: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

The Old Chapel Tea Rooms
Open 10.00 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. weekdays
(closed weekends, school and public holidays)

The Car Yard Cafe
Open 9.30 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. weekdays
(closed weekends, school and public holidays)

How this service is delivered

  • Face-to-face

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Updated: 13/07/2023

Provided by

15 Mill Lane, Glenorchy TAS, Australia
1A Chapel Street, Glenorchy TAS, Australia
267a Main Rd, Derwent Park TAS, Australia

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