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Finding Workable Solutions

Finding Workable Solutions Inc. (FWS) is a not-for-profit community organisation concerned primarily with delivery of high quality employment support services for people with a disability. Support is provided to access jobs in the local community or to gain employment in one of the organisation’s successful social enterprises.

Employment Services

Commonwealth funded Disability Employment Service and Job Services Australia programs support Job Seekers by connecting them to Employers and jobs.  FWS provides a case management service to determine the best pathway for jobseekers to achieve employment, education and vocational training goals.

FWS Recruitment Services
A free service tailored to meet your business needs.  Lodge a job vacancy with FWS and we will assist you with recruitment advice, suitable candidates and support to access a range of Commonwealth funded employer incentives.

Salvage & Save
is a business initiative of FWS.  Donated or salvaged goods are recycled and sold back into the community, by way of a low cost retail shop located at Waste Transfer Stations. Our salvage shop offers a wide range of second hand electrical goods, furniture, building materials, white goods, garden equipment and bric-a-brac.  Not only is this initiative a great environmental solution for your community the ‘essence’ of what this services brings to a person with disability is an opportunity to work.

South Coast Firewood
sells dry split red gum of the highest quality. Our wood is sourced from accredited sustainable wood lots so is environmentally friendly and is available in bulk & bagged to business and the public for wholesale and retail sale.

In Stiches
production team at Mount Barker manufacture sewn articles such as conference bags, aprons, shopping bags, therapeutic lavender wheat heat bags, wine bags, and a variety of other items.

Car Cleaning
service provides interior and exterior cleaning using environmentally friendly products.

Confidential Document Destruction
offers a safe and secure destruction service for all your confidential documents.

Lawns and Gardens
provides a professional service for local businesses that require a regular grounds maintenance program for keeping their premises looking great.

Promotional Packaging
is provided to help you with your promotions.  We prepare information packs ready for distribution.

Kangaroo Island Youth Services
supports young people with a range of programs and activities to achieve personal 'learn-and-earn' goals.   Activities such as Art Sessions, DJ training, Cooking and Film nights are some of the great things youth can get involved in.   Key success to these programs is our innovative approach to teaching life skills and support for young people to access crisis care when needed.

Supported Employment
opportunities are provided via Australian Disability Enterprises (ADE) funded by the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA).   FWS provides supported employment to 65 people with a disability, whilst delivering quality products and services at competitive prices.  If you would like to support our businesses that employ people with a disability, please contact us to see what we can do for you.