Social enterprise, Clean Force Property Services, has announced the opening of a new depot in Heidelberg West, Melbourne.
Clean Force, part of WISE Employment, provides commercial cleaning services and job opportunities for people from all walks of life, including those receiving NDIS Funding, Disability Support Pensions, and people living with mental health challenges.
WISE Social Enterprises employs 450 staff and generates $22 million in revenue, with the Heidelberg West depot currently employing around 300 people and generating $10.5 million in revenue.
The goal is to employ another 50 people in the next 12 months at Heidelberg West, to service more than 200 different sites from this depot.
The opening of the new depot was marked with a celebration from Bill Shorten MP, Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme and Minister for Government Services.
Matthew Lambelle, CEO of WISE Employment, said the depot is an exciting milestone for both WISE and Clean Force.
“Clean Force has the power to change lives through employment by giving people a chance to overcome difficulties in finding a job. We are giving deserving people the opportunity to earn an income, be independent and experience the many benefits that come with sustainable employment, especially for mental health,” Lambelle said.
“The new depot is a major milestone and allows us room to continue supporting and giving hope to Australians wanting to join the workforce.”
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