Our Stories

Eric’s Story

08 Nov 2022

Working in a hotel was not where Eric expected to find himself. After years of working as a courier driver, he was more at home behind the wheel. But in May 2021 he experienced a stroke, meaning he w...

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Raewyn Brownhill - a woman is dressed in a blue shirt with a logo that reads Yappy Days Doggy Daycare. A grey dog is sitting next to her.

Raewyn Brownhill: Finding a new direction

23 Jun 2022

Ongoing back issues kept Raewyn Brownhill out of the workforce for the best part of a decade, but our Kwinana-Rockingham team worked with her to build her experience and confidence so she was able to ...

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An Aboriginal man named Reuben Dalgety is wearing a black t-shirt with an image of Jimi Hendrix. He is smiling at the camera.

Reuben Dalgety: Fighting for independence

19 Apr 2022

After a terrible accident, Reuben Dalgety spent years fighting to prove he could make his own decisions. With support from our Geraldton office he has a new job and is even more financially independen...

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Bonnie Williams: Finding support, finding a purpose

07 Apr 2022

A better understanding of her diagnoses and a new approach to self-care has enabled Bonnie Williams to find a job she loves - supporting other people with disability. This is her story. I was born w...

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Stephanie Rocca is pictured. She is a young woman wearing business attire and she is standing in front of a sign that reads accessability - connect, belong, achieve.

Stephanie Rocca: Finding the right fit

24 Mar 2022

Stephanie Rocca completed work experience with Accessability Narrogin as part of Forrest Personnel's WorkAbility Week. That led to a paid position, which has allowed Stephanie to work towards her goa...

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Three men stand in a line outside a business. They are wearing polo with Prime Supplies Written on them. Forrest Personnel participant Jacob Light-Burgess is standing in the middle and smiling.

Jacob Light-Burgess: Beyond the 9 to 5

17 Feb 2022

A 9 to 5 desk job was never going to work for Jacob Light-Burgess. “I hate sitting inside,” he says. “I love being outside and going on adventures. I love my fishing – I could sit on a beach...

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Two women sit together at a cafe table. Jo Butler is on the right.

Jo Butler: Achieving independence

13 Jan 2022

Jo Butler is a familiar face in her community - you will find her working at the local supermarket and charity shop. Not that long ago, our Manjimup team worked with her to turn her volunteer exper...

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