- West Wodonga, Australia
- July 2019
- Community funds life skills facility for students with special needs See Project Updates
Belvoir Special School has been around for over thirty years, providing tailored education to students from 5 to 18 who have mild to severe disabilities. The student body is diverse and attends from a large geological area across northern Victoria. The Rotary Clubs of the Wodonga area partnered with the school to create Life Skills House, designed by school staff and funded and built almost entirely by community support. This space will let students further their independence by learning skills like cooking, laundry, cleaning and growing vegetables. Jack Fletcher and Fletcher Plumbing provide ongoing maintenance services for the school. Fletcher Plumbing are responsible for plumbing the entire house, including an ensuite, bathroom, toilet, kitchen and laundry area as well as a rainwater tank.
The school is a fundamental part of the community, and the whole community has pitched in to make it happen.
Jack Fletcher followed in his dad’s footsteps, who founded Fletcher Plumbing with his wife Vicki in 1985. Fletcher Plumbing provides plumbing services across northeast Victoria and southern New South Wales. When Jack’s not working hard at the family business, he enjoys running and spending time with his young family.