Our Vision

The Foundation is a vibrant sustainable business widely recognized in our local community for our value for money services and our friendly, willing & able people.

Our Mission:

Is to provide meaningful employment and personal growth opportunities for adults with intellectual disabilities in a safe and happy environment whilst providing quality products and services to customers in compliance with government and community standards.

With 32 staff in its employ, people are individually placed in work most suited to their physical and intellectual strengths and personal preferences.

Willing & Able has seven successful businesses which continue to provide employment for its Supported Employees in the Port Macquarie Hastings region.

Our Values​

Our shared values define the organisation we aspire to be. They provide guidance for planning and decision-making at all levels. Our values fit the acronym FACES:

Friendship

  • Acceptance and inclusion
  • Sense of fun
  • Teamwork
  • Pride in each other’s achievements
  • Courtesy and respect
  • Safety first

Ability

  • Meaningful employment
  • Valuing people’s abilities
  • Excellence in training and supervision
  • Maximising personal growth
  • Skill development
  • Creativity and innovation

Community Contribution

  • Compliance with industry & community standards
  • Business success
  • Making a difference because of the work we do
  • Involving and communicating with the community
  • Supporting diversity
  • Community pride in supported employees and the Foundation

Excellent service to customers

  • Cheerful environment
  • Proud and happy staff
  • Commitment to serving people well
  • High-quality products
  • Value for money
  • Reliability
  • Continuous improvement

Self-worth and self-esteem

  • Person-centred support, care and guidance
  • Encouragement
  • Personal pride
  • Community understanding
  • Integration
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