Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Artstop the feature story on Arts Victoria website

"Jim* had been living in supported residential accommodation for a number of years.
Supported Residential Services (SRS) provide accommodation to people who experience significant psychological, intellectual and physical disabilities.

The residents of these services are often extremely vulnerable individuals for whom previous re-engagement with communities has been highly problematic. Many are also at risk of homelessness.

Jim had an instinct for art. He was a regular participant in the visual arts programs offered by Arts Access Victoria at the SRS – though those opportunities were sometimes limited..."


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