Warrina Cottage opened at Daceyville for four people with severe and profound intellectual and physical disabilities.
Windgap Foundation Limited incorporated was established. It then acquired assets of the Eastern Suburbs/South Sydney branch of Challenge Foundation and commenced operations.
Garden Street CASS commenced operations at Maroubra Junction.
The Department of Ageing and Disability funded the relocation of the Windgap Cottages’ residents in order to meet new Disability Services Standards of community living.
Hayes Road Cottage opened, providing another group home for adults with disabilities within the community.
Winpex and Wincrew closed and merged with Business Services at Florence Avenue. At this time Business Services adopted its new name as an Australian Disability Enterprises (ADE).
Our new Supported Employment initiative commenced called ‘Growability’. Growability remains a successful business today, providing supported employment to adults with intellectual disabilities in residential and commercial gardening and lawn maintenance.
Six residents moved into a newly renovated house at Kensington. The acquisition of Carlton Street property, was purchased with financial support from Ageing, Disability and Home Care (ADHC).
The Windgap Foundation opened the Tukka Box café as part of its Hospitality and Learning Centre program. Here, students learn a range of hospitality skills as part of the Transition to Work program.
Harcourt Parade Cottage opened.
Building works on two new purpose built houses commenced in Pagewood and Little Bay.
Windgap expanded Residential Services with the commencement of services from a site at Anglesea Street at Bondi.
Mr Espresso By Windgap launched, coinciding with the International Day of People with Disability. Mr Espresso was Australia’s first ever coffee house cafe operated almost entirely by adults with intellectual disabilities. Providing meaningful, skilled employment for up to 12 participants with intellectual disabilities.
Transition To Retirement renamed to Life After Work.
Page Street Residential opened its doors.
Windgap approved for services being offered under CoS Funding (Continuity of Support) by the Department of Health for over 65 year olds ineligible for NDIS.
The relocation of two Day Programs, Coward Street and Daniel Street to our 8 Florence Ave site, to provide the future expansion of Accommodation Services – renovation works commenced in mid-2020 for the operation of services to commence in 2021.