About Us

Southern Stay Disability Services is an accredited, not for profit, disability service organisation providing a range of services to people with disabilities and their families in the southwest of Victoria.
Supports have been provided since 1982 and today services are provided to over 700 people by a workforce of 260 caring and professional staff.

Vision, Mission & Values

Our Vision
Our Vision

Enrich the lives of people with a disability by promoting choice, inclusion and achievement.

Our Mission
Our Mission

To provide a range of accommodation, programs and services based on peoples individual needs and to work with our community to enhance

Our Values
Our Values

As we move forward with our vision we will be guided by what is important to us.

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Our work will be guided by the following values and behaviours:
Participant Focus

Refers to being focused at all times on achieving participant goals and aspirations in a safe and supportive environment.

Empowerment

Ensuring the people we support have choice, control and a voice in determining the supports, services and community activities they need in their lives.

Respect

We respect the individuality of all and embrace the collective strength gained from each other’s support. Respect will be demonstrated by assuring confidentiality and privacy at all times and respecting individual differences.

Inclusion

Refers to staff genuine belief in the rights of people with a disability to have full social and economic participation in the community.

Learning

Actively seeking feedback and engaging in new learning to improve the quality of services. Being adaptable and resilient in dealing with stress and disruption.

 

Board of Directors

Paul Lougheed
Paul Lougheed
Chief Executive Officer
Kathryn Emeny
Kathryn Emeny
Board President
Gillian Jenkins
Gillian Jenkins
Vice President
Claire Nailon
Claire Nailon
Secretary
Brendan Moore
Brendan Moore
Treasurer
Keith Haines
Keith Haines
Board member
Jacob Taylor
Jacob Taylor
Board member
Michael Tudball
Michael Tudball
Board member
Nick Starkie
Nick Starkie
Board member