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Make a coffee, curl up on the couch, climb into bed, relax in front of the heater or sip on soup, either way, enjoy reading the latest copy of the Burke and Beyond Newsletter   Winter Newsletter...

"This is me" celebrates young people with disabilities expressing themselves, sharing their stories, building confidences and demonstrating their abilities with creative performing arts. On Thursday 13th of June, participants from Burke and Beyond's Next Step programs released their inner talents and in a packed venue...

This week Next Step- Dandenong celebrated National Volunteer Week with an afternoon presentation of certificates to participants who volunteer in community and the volunteers who assist them.    The Healthy Living group prepared afternoon goodies for everyone to share and enjoy. Well done, thank you and congratulations...

Each week a group of participants from Dandenong assist The Salvation Army to load pallets and pack trailers full of donated goodies to be delivered and provided to people less fortunate.    Our crew of dedicated volunteers really enjoy working here and helping The Salvation Army to...

This week we celebrate National Volunteering Week. To all our volunteers at Burke and Beyond, thank you for your dedication, commitment, support and assistance. It is great to have so many people sharing their skills, experiences and time to ensure "Inclusion that counts" for people...

Hot off the press, the latest addition of the Burke and Beyond Newsletter. Download your copy now, read it over a cuppa and find out what has been happening in and around Burke and Beyond.   Burke and Beyond 2019 Autumn Newsletter...

May- Bell the resident pig at Collingwood Childrens Farm wanted to thank James for visiting each week, feeding her and spending time around the farm....

James volunteers at Collingwood Children's Farm every Monday. He meets one of the workers there and collects the pig food to feed the pigs. The resident pigs; Jacob, Myrtle and Mary- Bell look forward to seeing James, often jumping up on the fence in anticipation...

Congratulations to Hernani for representing Australia at the Special Olympics Games in Abu Dhabi in March 2019.   Hernani travelled with the Australian Team, stayed in the athletes village and got to explore Abu Dhabi in his time off. Hernani won Bronze in the 4X50m relay and...

"My name is Bryce, I started with Burke and Beyond in 2018. I learn independent living skills, money/ budgeting and catch public transport. I now travel independently from home to work.   Last year I had an interest in life guarding and the staff helped me to...

Volunteering in the community is something Burke and Beyond participants enjoy doing. Each week participants from Canterbury deliver meals to people in the community with the Meals on Wheels program. They deliver to the same people each week and enjoy catching up, having a chat and...

Next Step Bayswater and Blackburn participants are excited with the launch of Sports and Recreation Taster course at Box Hill Institute. This opportunity has come from the great collaboration between Kew Neighbourhood House, Box Hill Institute and Staff at Next Step.    "After the taster, we have...