BARKUMA

Live your all.

Barkuma is a not-for-profit organisation that provides a range of supports for people with disability. For over 50 years, Barkuma has supported South Australians with disabilities Live their All. Together, we establish the capacity and confidence to transition out of high school and continue to build a life of independence that makes quality employment and accommodation outcomes achievable.

YOU

Barkuma is here to support you to live your best life. Find out how we can work alongside you at school, at work, at home and in your community to live your all.

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SERVICES & SUPPORT

At Barkuma, we understand Intellectual Disability, Learning Disability and Autism Spectrum Disorder. Our supports include School Leaver Employment Supports (SLES), Transition from High School to Work, Supported Employment (Barkuma Commercial Services), Open Employment (DES), Supported Independent Living (SIL), Support Coordination Level 2 & Level 3, Positive Behaviour Support (PBS), Mentoring.

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BUSINESS SOLUTIONS

We work with local business to deliver high quality solutions in our two factories. We also help employers build a more inclusive workforce.

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THE BARKUMA JOURNAL

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Inclusive Governance: Providing Opportunities for Lived Experience

Inclusive Governance: Providing Opportunities for Lived Experience

The Board of Barkuma is taking steps to foster equitable participation and representation through inclusive governance. CEO Simon Rowberry explains, “As an organisation that supports people with disability, it’s really important that we’ve got people with a disability involved in decision-making at multiple levels throughout the business.”

The Buzz Magazine – Edition 3 – Autumn 2024

The Buzz Magazine – Edition 3 – Autumn 2024

We are absolutely delighted to announce that The Buzz Magazine – Edition 3 has been released! Barkuma’s Buzz Magazine is a wonderful community-driven publication featuring captivating stories, insightful reviews, photos, art, and so much more.

Positive Behaviour Support Specialist Services

Positive Behaviour Support Specialist Services

Barkuma’s Positive Behaviour Support Specialist Services. Tiers 1, 2, and 3. What is a Positive Behaviour Plan? Who can access Positive Behaviour Support services? How does Barkuma monitor progress and adjust interventions as needed? Can a Positive Behaviour Support Plan come to an end?

HOURS OF SUPPORT IN ACCOMMODATION

YOUNG PEOPLE SUPPORTED THROUGH SLES & TRANSITION PROGRAMS

PARTICIPANTS SUPPORTED ACROSS SA IN OPEN EMPLOYMENT

SUPPORTED EMPLOYEES

ACCOMMODATION CLIENTS

EMPLOYMENT PARTNERS

*2021-2022 period