New sensory afternoon sessions

Tulgeen’s Insync provides a day service and community access in Bega for people with disability. It is named Insync as our approach is ‘in harmony’ or ‘synchronised’ between client, family and the community. Insync has recently introduced a sensory afternoon for our Complex Care clients. Our initial session involved relaxation music, roof projectors, glitter lamps, […]

Trainees at Tulgeen

Tulgeen is delighted with the appointment of its trainees. Mya and Geordie commenced their traineeships with Tulgeen in May and are working across the entire organisation at our Day Program area ‘INSYNC’, In Home Support and at our Social Enterprises. Mya and Geordie are also undertaking their Certificate III in Individual Support during their two […]

Supported employment opportunities

Tulgeen offers employment in four social enterprises. Our accredited Social Enterprises offer supported employment for people with disabilities. Managed by Tulgeen, our enterprises offer a range of supported employment to empower people with disability in the workplace in learning, maintaining and expanding workplace skills. Tulgeen’s four social and disability enterprises are: Riverside Nursery Tulgeen Work Crew Stitches […]

Sophie enjoying her time with Tulgeen

Sophie Wintle is 19 years old and lives in Bermagui. Sophie uses a wheelchair due to her disability and is a new client at Tulgeen Disability Services. Sophie has been catching the bus to Bega to attend day activities at Tulgeen. Peter Ingram from Bega Valley Coaches says Sophie is the first passenger they have […]

Tulgeen produce bags available at Coles

Numerous reports have been made about the massive loads of waste plastic contaminating our oceans and environment. In fact, according to the ABC’s War on Waste Program, our waste is growing at double the rate of our population with over 52 mega tonnes generated each year. Tulgeen’s Social Enterprise, Stitches and Prints is working hard […]

Tribute to Tulgeen Life Member Bob Westmacott

We enjoyed hosting a VIP for morning tea this week. In 1975 Bob Westmacott initiated the development of facilities for people with a disability within the Bega Valley. The result? 40 years later, Tulgeen continues to enable our clients to live, work, play and grow. Bob is a Life Member and valued Friend of Tulgeen. […]

Tulgeen Annual General Meeting

Tulgeen’s recent Annual General Meeting was well attended by Tulgeen members, parents, advocates and staff. In his presentation to the meeting, re-elected Chair Grattan Smith said he was looking forward to the following year with excitement and optimism. “This past 12-months has again been one of many achievements at Tulgeen, underpinned by the transition into […]

Tulgeen committed to staff development

Tulgeen Disability Services has a strong commitment to support staff with their learning and development. As part of a recent initiative, four staff have been provided additional opportunities for career experience/advancement across the Tulgeen Group. Expressions of interest were sought from current staff to act in coordinator and administrative roles across the organisation.  CEO Jen […]

Monday Morning Dreaming

While the rain fell across the Bega Valley this morning, Graeme created this masterpiece of Uluru as part of Tulgeen’s Art in the Garage activity. Through Art in the Garage, artists with a disability are free to dream and create in a creative, nurturing environment. Congratulations Graeme, we love ‘Monday Morning Dreaming’.