Our Team

Supporting Change, Growth and Connection

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LEANNE CLARK

Director

Leanne has completed a Bachelor of Counselling and a Masters of Social Work. Leanne has a background in working with adolescents, families and individuals with a disability. She is passionate about counselling and providing coordination of support to participants with complex needs. Leanne believes in working collaboratively with participants and their families to bring about positive change. She also provides behaviour therapy and counselling under the NDIS and Medicare. Leanne has an interest in mental health and relationship counselling. When she is not working she enjoys spending time with her family and pets, reading and walking.

HANNAH COOK

Service Manager

Hannah has completed a Bachelor of Social Work (Honours). From her studies, Hannah has developed an interest in disability, mental health, and capacity building. Hannah is dedicated to building rapport and positive relationships with clients. In her spare time Hannah enjoys spending time with her family and friends and her dog.

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LUCINDA PATERSON

Admin Officer

Lucinda is currently completing a Bachelor of Psychological Science at the University of Newcastle. Through her studies, she has developed an interest in mental health and disability and understands the importance of positive, person-centred interactions in these spaces. She looks forward to expanding her knowledge of the NDIS system and building relationships within the industry. In her free time, Lucinda enjoys spending time relaxing with friends and family and reading.

KAYCEE MCBLANE

Specialist Support Coordination

Kaycee has completed a Bachelor of Social Work through the University of New England. Kaycee is passionate about providing holistic, client- centred support that focuses on the needs of individuals living with a disability. Kaycee has gained knowledge around meeting the complex needs of clients who live with a disability, mental health concerns and systemic disadvantage from her experience working for a homelessness service. When not at work Kaycee enjoys spending time with her husband and three children, caring for their many animals and riding motorbikes on their family farm.

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EMMA PURI

Specialist Support Coordinator

Emma has completed a Master of Social Work and Bachelor of Social Science and has experience working with complex clients of all ages in the hospital setting. Emma is dedicated to providing a strength-based, person-centred approach when working with clients to empower and enable them to achieve their goals. She would like to expand her knowledge in the industry and is looking forward to working collaboratively with clients, families and service providers. When not at work she enjoys spending time with her family.

KERRIE HAYNES

Specialist Support Coordinator

Kerrie has completed a Bachelor of Psychological Science and hopes to complete further studies in Psychology in the future. Kerrie has supported family members and friends with various disabilities which has given her knowledge and experience with the NDIS. Kerrie has experience working with vulnerable children having previously volunteered regularly at a children’s hospital. Kerrie is passionate about supporting those with a disability to reach their goals and is dedicated to building and maintaining positive relationships with her clients and their supports. In her spare time Kerrie enjoys spending time with her children, family and friends.

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NATASHA LEWIS

Support Coordinator

Natasha is currently undertaking a Bachelor of Social Work at the University of Newcastle. Natasha has experience in supporting children and young people in OOHC.From her studies and experience Natasha has developed an interest in mental health and is passionate about supporting people from a strengths-based approach. In her spare time, Natasha enjoys playing netball, going to the beach and spending time with family and friends.

MIA JENKINS

Specialist Support Coordinator

Mia has completed a Bachelor of Psychological Science at the University of Newcastle. Mia is dedicated to empowering clients to achieve their individual goals through the provision of practical and meaningful support services. Mia has gained experience working collaboratively with high needs clients in the disability support sector; specifically in areas of mental health, trauma, and case management. Mia is passionate about increasing individuals’ quality of life by providing person-centred support, capacity building and community connection. In her spare time, Mia enjoys spending time with friends and family, travelling, and going to the beach.

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SOPHIE SKINNER

Specialist Support Coordinator

Sophie has completed a Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) and has experience working within the mental health and disability sector, particularly with children and young people. Sophie is passionate about supporting people to reach their goals through a strengths-based and person-centred approach. Sophie utilises appropriate resources to ensure best outcomes for NDIS participants. Sophie is interested in continuing to expand her knowledge in the field through post-graduate studies. In her spare time, Sophie enjoys doing creative projects such as painting, drawing and graphic design.

CALLIE STAINSBY

Specialist Support Coordinator

Callie has attained her Bachelor of Science Criminology with Law (Honours) Degree at Teesside University and has carried out intensive case work and therapeutic work with children and families in difficulty. Callie has predominantly worked with children and young people in the 'looked after' sector. Callie has a strong interest in supporting positive mental health and operating on a client centred basis by empowering clients to embrace their full potential. In her spare time Callie love to spend time with her Fiancé and their three children including time at the beach and long hikes.

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