LifeSkills & Community Participation

Ascent specialises in providing services and support to adults living with disability, injury, or social disadvantage to achieve their goals, increase their independence, and participate as a valued member of their community.

We can offer you a range of services that will support you in learning everyday skills including:

  • Improved daily living skills in the community
  • Improved relationships
  • Increased social and community participation
  • Improved life choices
  • Transport to access daily activities

Support can be provided individually or in group activities both centre based or in the community.

Individual Skills Development

We can offer you centre-based skills development support to learn and participate in activities independently.

Group support or activities

Activities are designed to allow you to participate in a wide range of enjoyable activities such as cooking, gardening, music,  art and craft, sport or fitness.

You are supported to access the community and events

We provide skill development for you to become more independent and improve your skills in:

  • Cooking
  • Budgeting
  • Time Management
  • Travel
  • Social interaction
  • Caring for health and wellbeing
  • Being independent in everyday activities
  • Communication with others

We work in partnerships with many local organisations such as NERAM (New England Regional Art Museum) and NECOM (New England Conservatorium of Music) to deliver a wide range of activities and programs.

We have a specialist Clinical Team comprising a Registered Nurse, Behaviour Specialist and Psychologist who work with families and participants to develop personalised medical and behaviour plans, supports and strategies.




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