Artists continue their journey using innovative video technology

Tuesday, 7 July, 2020

During a disruptive and challenging few months, the artists at genU’s James Street Gallery have been able to continue their creative journeys. For more than 20 years the gallery has provided weekly studio access and support for around 40 artists living with disabilities. As COVID-19 hit and health restrictions took hold, the day program was

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New Connor House respite opens in Rosebud

Friday, 3 July, 2020

genU’s new Connor House at 27 Leon Avenue Rosebud opened Friday 3 July 2020. Leon Avenue is a brand new property, which caters to all participants including those with high physical support needs. The house offers short-term accommodation and respite services in two living areas for up to five people. The new property replaces the

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Inspiring MCG story motivates Employment Pathways participants

Monday, 29 June, 2020

genU Employment Pathways participants were treated to a fascinating interview recently with Morgan Slocombe – the Safety Operations Officer at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). Morgan inspired the participants by telling them about his career journey from a humble bartender at the Melton Golf Course, to working his way up the ranks at the MCG.

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Innovative urbX art program opens up new experiences

Friday, 26 June, 2020

The genU Participate team in Bayside have launched a new art program that has an innovative way of engaging clients and encouraging community connection. With the launch of urbX, the Participate team has come up with a range of contemporary art programs that promise a “visual and sensory urban culture adventure”. urbX is not any

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Laquisha makes the most of isolation at home

Thursday, 25 June, 2020

Laquisha has continued to build her employability skills at home, while taking a break from work due to the COVID-19 pandemic. After careful consideration, Laquisha decided it was best to put her job on hold and enjoy some extra time with her mum Sharlene, cat JayJay and her new goldfish at their Adelaide home. genU

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