APAC / April 2017 23 K Information on the extensive range of HPA services and products is available at www.helpingpeopleachieve.com.au Helping People Achieve (HPA) – ‘Creating Steps to Capability’ g to provide a range of support services to Territorians with intellectual disabilities and low to medium needs by providing skills and services to encourage them to live in the least restrictive environment within the community. DAS provides this valuable outreach support, on a full-time or part-time basis, to approximately 35 people living independently in the community. These clients are living either in units rented from HPA, NT Housing or privately owned dwellings situated in the Darwin and Palmerston regions. Support and training is provided on an assessed needs basis and includes elements such as; basic living skills, cooking, cleaning, washing, shopping, budgeting, banking, bill paying, medical appointments, use of public transport and accessing community activities. This vast range of training allows the clients to develop new skills and confidence to allow them to succeed independently out in the wider community. “We are immensely proud of the entire HPA team and the extremely high standard of product and outcomes we achieve for both the business that we conduct and the staff and employees that HPA engages” said Tony. “This is also a valuable opportunity for the business community to make an impactful contribution to a range of essential community outcomes. HPA is a technically advanced series of disability enterprises that produce great products, valuable support and relevant training, all of which results in impactful and quantifiable community outcomes for the Northern Territory” said Mr Burns.