Mawarra

Organisation Details

Brief description

Mawarra has been operating in the West Gippsland region since 1959 when initially operating as a Day Training Centre, supporting seven school aged children with intellectual disabilities. By 1971 Mawarra was also providing adult services and in 1990 the Day Training Centre was transferred to the Department of Education as a Special Developmental School. Since 1990 Mawarra has solely provided services to adults with a disability delivering Support Services and Workshop activities. Currently Mawarra delivers Support Services to over 70 clients and also operates three Australian Disability Enterprises providing supported employment opportunities to over 28 employees in three businesses; Country Kitchen a catering business, Jigsaw a manufacturing busines and Waratah a grounds maintenance business.

The contribution we make to the community

Mawarra currently delivers Support Services to over 70 clients and operates three Australian Disability Enterprises (ADEs) providing supported employment opportunities to over 28 employees.
The organization has been operating in the Warragul district since 1959 and is well known in the local community for its commitment to providing quality services for people with disability.
Mawarra's mission is 'We help people with disabilities make informed choices and work together to support those choices'.

How supported employees and their families benefit

Mawarra’s Support Services provide a range of training programs and voluntary work, as well as social and recreation activities. Supported employment opportunities for individuals with a disability are provided through its ADE businesses:
o Country Kitchen Catering
o Jigsaw Industries
o Waratah Grounds Maintenance

Organisation contacts

Business Contact
Jeff Tellefson
Ph: 03 5624 3400
Em: jtellefson@mawarra.org.au


Outlets (4)

Outlet Details:

  • Name: Mawarra
  • Address: 70 Albert Street, Warragul, VIC, 3820 (view map)

Contacts:

  • Sales: Jeff Tellefson
  • Phone: 03 5624 3400
  • Email: mawarra@mawarra.org.au

Services:

  • Commercial Cleaning
  • Secretarial & Reception Services

Outlet Details:

  • Name: Jigsaw
  • Address: 4 Ryan Court, Warragul, VIC, 3820 (view map)

Contacts:

  • Sales: Jeff Tellefson
  • Phone: 03 5624 3400
  • Email: mawarra@mawarra.org.au

Services:

  • Timber Products
  • Industrial Production & Manufacturing Services, All
  • Outdoor Furniture

Outlet Details:

  • Name: Waratah
  • Address: 9 Ryan Court, Warragul, VIC, 3820 (view map)

Contacts:

  • Sales: Jeff Tellefson
  • Phone: 03 5624 3400
  • Email: mawarra@mawarra.org.au

Services:

  • Mowing & Slashing Services

Outlet Details:

  • Name: Country Kitchen Catering
  • Address: Community College Gippsland - Warragul Campus, 71 Warragul-Korumburra Rd, Warragul, VIC, 3820 (view map)

Contacts:

  • Sales: Jeff Tellefson
  • Phone: 03 5624 3400
  • Email: mawarra@mawarra.org.au

Services:

  • Canteen Catering Services

Mawarra

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