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Celebrating 30 years of outstanding service to people with disability

ABOUT ESSENTIAL

Our vision is for a society where inclusion is the norm.

Our purpose is to provide quality support to people with disability in response to their life choices and individual needs.

Latest News

The Shack needs your support

The Shack is a collaborative project between EET and Southern Cross Housing Nowra, which commenced late 2015 through the invaluable financial support of local businesses: Real Aussie Sheds – South Nowra, Strongbuilt Constructions – Berry, and Shoalhaven...

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Sharon Holz Endorsement

Chris Laraghy, our Disability Employment Service Team Leader in Warilla has received a glowing endorsement from Sharon Holz. Sharon is a service user of Essential Employment and Training and a Community Connector for Physical Disability Council of NSW. Check it out...

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Latest Events

Mar
1
Thu
Bandaged Bear Appeal
Mar 1 – Mar 31 all-day

The Bandaged Bear Appeal is The Children’s Hospital at Westmead’s largest annual fundraising appeal. Treating 100,000 patients yearly, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead relies on community generosity to raise essential funds for purchasing the most technologically advanced medical equipment, conducting vital research and maintaining the total healing environment the Hospital is renowned for.

International Wheelchair Day
Mar 1 all-day

What is International Wheelchair Day?
International Wheelchair Day is always 1st March and is an annual day of events and activities which take place around the World when wheelchair users celebrate the positive impact a wheelchair has on their lives.

Since it was first launched in 2008, celebrations have taken place in Australia, Nepal, Senegal, South Africa, Bangladesh, Pakistan, United Kingdom and United States of America.

Mar
8
Thu
International Women’s Day
Mar 8 all-day

“On International Women’s Day, let us all pledge to do everything we can to overcome entrenched prejudice, support engagement and activism, and promote gender equality and women’s empowerment.” — UN Secretary-General, António Guterres

IDO Expo Wollongong @ The Fraternity Club Fairy Meadow
Mar 8 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Illawarra Disability Options Expo in Wollongong:

Organisations represented on the day include:
• NDIA
• Local Area Coordinator – Uniting
• NSW Fair Trading
• Illawarra Advocacy
plus many more exhibitors

Mar
14
Wed
Shoalhaven Ability Expo @ Dunn Lewis Centre
Mar 14 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Free Event. All welcome.
Workshops – Entertainment – Art Competition
$5 tenpin bowling – Sausage sizzle and other food will be available to purchase.

Free Transport – Call SCTS Ulladulla on 4454 0840 to book
Further information – Call Melissa Andrews on 4429 3411