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  • 30May

    Matching roles that suit people's abilities - Rob, Manager at Wetlands

    I have employed eight people with disability through Ability Options. It’s a great relationship between myself and Ability Options, my consultant knows my needs and I allow him to trial people and give peple a go who need to try out this kind of work.

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  • 09Jun

    Olympus Solutions hosts ParentsNext Expo and Morning Tea

    Are you a parent registered for the ParentsNext Program on the Central Coast? You are invited to the Olympus Solutions ParentsNext Expo and Morning Tea to meet with and hear from community organisations, childcare specialists, other parents with young children, employers and training organisations.

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  • 23May

    Gabrielle's Story

    'I am employed as a Room Attendant by AHS Hospitality Group who hold a contract with the Atura Hotel and I’ve been working here since 2014. 

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  • 22May

    Carol's 69th Birthday

    Happy 69th Birthday, Carol! We are so pleased the petting zoo surprise organised for your party was met with such delight.

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  • 19May

    Employment: How to deal with rejection?

    While searching for a job, most of us have experienced rejection at one point or another. Dealing with rejection is probably the hardest part of any job search, and it can be difficult to cope, especially if you received rejection one application after another. To help you cope with the negative feelings and the discouragement that can come from this rejection, here are some tips.

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  • 17May

    The Menzies Group teams up with Ability Options VTEC to become employer of choice for Aboriginal workers

    The employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is a pathway to building a sustainable, local and dedicated workforce and Ability Options are pleased to report that many businesses, like the Menzies Group, are committed to end disparity through employment opportunities.

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  • 09May

    Parents Next Bateau Bay

    Congratulations to our Parents Next program participants in Bateau Bay who recently finished their hospitality training with Barringtons Training Services. All participants thoroughly enjoyed the course with many people asking for recommendations to continue with further study in the hospitality industry.

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  • 28Apr

    Five Star performance rating maintained in the Sydney North & West Employment Region

    In the latest Australian Government Star Rating for the March 2017 quarter, Ability Options, a member of Olympus Solutions, has again recorded a 5 Star rating. Over the period of January to March 2017, we continued to deliver quality employment services and as a result, maintained our 5 Star rating.

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  • 21Apr

    How to take care of yourself while caring for others?

    As a carer or family member supporting a loved one, you have a tremendous impact on the life of the person you provide care for, whether it is a family member or a friend.

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  • 20Apr

    Mid North Coast Disability Services Consortium Successful in NSW Disability Supported Accommodation Services Transfer

    Mid North Coast (MNC) Disability Services Limited is honoured to be selected by FACS (the NSW Department of Family and Community Services) as the chosen provider for the transfer of 10 accommodation and supported living services across the Mid North Coast Region of NSW.

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  • 20Apr

    Hunter Valley Disability Services Consortium Successful in NSW Disability Supported Accommodation Services Transfer

    Hunter Valley (HV) Disability Services Limited is honoured to be selected by FACS (the NSW Department of Family and Community Services) as the chosen provider for the transfer of 37 accommodation and supported living services across the Hunter Region of NSW.

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  • 31Dec

    Be Anxiety Aware

    Whether we are worried about the big test coming up or batting with peak hour traffic, we have all, no doubt, experienced some level of anxiety.

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  • 29Dec

    Relaxation Tip #1: Gardening

    It’s important to have a balance between work and relaxation to avoid burning out. A great way to relax and get some fresh air and sunshine in your life is to do some gardening.

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  • 15Dec

    CEO Update

    2015 has been a tremendous year for Ability Options as the organisation moves through an important and inspiring period of change that will continue into 2016 and beyond.

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  • 15Dec

    Ability Awareness Day 2015

    This year,  Ability Awareness Day was held at the Hard Rock Café in Darling Harbour, in conjunction with our Annual General Meeting.

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  • 15Dec

    Employment at the Q Station

    Olympus which delivers the jobactive contract in partnership with Ability Options has been working with Q Station on their employment needs since July.

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  • 15Dec

    Flying High With iFly

    The aim is to find exciting, adventurous activities, to stimulate the senses, spark a sense of adventure and push people’s limits a little along the way.

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  • 15Dec

    Knowledge Sharing in Speech Pathology

    Ability Options in the Hunter have been very fortunate to recently support Paige, a 4th Year Speech Pathology student from the University of Newcastle, to prepare for her final clinical placement in Vietnam.

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  • 15Dec

    The Benefits of Animal Assisted Therapy

    Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT), commonly referred to as pet therapy, has produced great outcomes for people.

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  • 09Dec

    Sydney’s top chefs get a taste of the Ability Options Energise Model

    Ability Options Employment, a member of Olympus Solutions, organised a work trial for twelve job seekers with some of Sydney’s top chefs.

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  • 03Dec

    Ability Options Annual Report - a review 2014-15

    The financial year ended 30 June 2015 has been one of innovation, evolution and expansion for Ability Options. There have been two main focuses – the ongoing success and growth of our services in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) trial site in the Hunter and expansion of our Employment division.

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