zzz OLD – Social Enterprise Impact

Workforce Social Enterprise

HappinessFirst Supported Workforce Social Enterprise brings joy, independence and a feeling of belonging to people with disabilities.

We provide inclusive and meaningful employment in a supported work environment through our certified social enterprise.

We are Social Traders Certified

Yes – HappinessFirst is a proud Social Enterprise! We focus on offering meaningful employment and training opportunities for people living with disabilities through a range of business operations. These businesses provide a supported environment for people living with disabilities to develop their job skills and gain fair supported employment. 

Am I Eligible to Work in a HappinessFirst Social Enterprise Supported Environment?

These are the criteria:

  • Have an approved NDIS plan that includes funding in core supports & employment as a clear goal.
  • Be available to work a minimum of 8 hours per week
  • Be of legal working age
  • Be an Australian citizen residing in Victoria
  • Hold a Disability Pension

Buy from Us !

With our profit-for-purpose business model, buying from us means we can continue to create employment pathways for people living with disabilities.

Serving happiness at our cafés

As the name suggests, our HappinessFirst cafés are places of joy. Coffees and tasty treats are served with grins and genuine hospitality, by staff proud of jobs which provide them self-fulfillment and connection.

This is not just any café, it’s a workplace that removes labels and empowers staff to move beyond their disability and into meaningful employment.

Come try our delicious range of drinks and food, served with a very big smile.