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City opens doors for people with disability

Accessibility upgrades have been made to support people with disability and disability service provider Cahoots.

City opens doors for people with disability
Jan 17 2023

The City of Bayswater has supported people with disability and local disability service provider Cahoots by improving access to Bayswater Family Centre, as part of its Community Capital Requests Program.

Extra-wide doors with accessible handles have been installed, making it easier for people with disability to access the facility.

A new Colorbond fence and access gate were also added to improve the privacy and security of the centre.

Cahoots runs a variety of recreation programs for people with disability from Bayswater Family Centre. The accessibility upgrades will allow more people to participate in these programs, particularly wheelchair users.

The City contributed $25,900 towards the upgrades, following an application from Cahoots for the City’s 2021/2022 Community Capital Requests Program.

For more information and to apply for the 2023/2024 Community Capital Requests Program, visit www.bayswater.wa.gov.au/grants   

Pictured: Mayor Filomena Piffaretti with Cahoots CEO David, Cahoots staff Keesha and Trish, Cahoots customer Uraia and his family Loreta, Sera and Malakai.

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