News Room

August 2021

Jim Wilson from 2GB interviews Glenys,
mother of Carmel and Melissa about our Homes For Life fundraising campaign to help build more NDIS Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) homes. Fast forward to 1:47:16.

June 2021

The Catholic Weekly
Home to fulfil a dream
Charity organisation Seton Villa has launched a fundraising campaign to complete two new purpose-built homes in Ryde for women with intellectual disability.
Weekly Times
Liana and Julie need your help to call Marsfield home
Liana and Julie will be among the first resident to move into a new home in Bridge Road in Marsfield under an ambitious fundraising campaign by Ryde’s Seton Villa organisation called Home For Life.
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Seton Villa, a work of the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul, has been supporting women with intellectual disabilities for the last 54 years. They have committed to building two purpose-built homes every year for the next three years in Sydney and urgently need your help.
Can you support their Homes For Life project?
CathNews
Finishing touches will turn house into home
Toasters, shower handles, walk-in baths, furniture – these are a few of the essential items needed for two new purpose-built homes for women with intellectual disability by Seton Villa, a work of the Daughters of Charity.
Seton Villa launches major Homes For Life crowdfunding campaign
Vital fundraiser to fit-out two new purpose-built homes for women with disability
Toasters, kettles, microwaves, shower handles, walk-in baths, furniture – these are just some of the essential items needed for two new purpose-built homes being built by Seton Villa for women with intellectual disability.

April 2021

Link Magazine
Villas – at the forefront of SDA
Two new Seton Villa purpose-built homes for women with intellectual disabilities have opened in
Sydney.
Jim Wilson from 2GB visited Rosalie’s Place on Monday 12 April.
Jim was very positive about Rosalie’s Place saying “this is brilliant”, “a beautiful home with lots of space to build independence”, “congratulations Seton Villa.”
2GB Drive with Jim Wilson
Fast forward to 1:40:37 to hear the interview with Glenys Robinson, mother. Wilson says Seton Villa opened two purpose built homes for women with intellectual disabilities in NSW’s northwest, so they can experience independence. He notes Melissa and Carmel Robinson are their first residents, which is the first time for the sisters to live together. Robinson discusses the current situation of her daughters inside their homes. She notes that the siblings are enjoying the process of living independently. Robinson discusses how Seton Villa’s project is helping families with disabilities to have a comfortable environment.

March 2021

The Weekly Times: Seton Villa officially opens purpose-built disability accommodation
Two new purpose-built homes design for women with intellectual disabilities have today been officially opened in Sydney’s Ryde area by Seton Villa. They have a clear focus: providing residents with great quality of life, independence, choice and control..
The Catholic Weekly: Breakthrough disability housing makes life much better for sisters
Special homes combine independence with support
Melissa and Carmel Robinson are not only sisters but best friends and housemates thanks to a ground-breaking disability housing project.The pair have moved into one of two new purpose-built homes for women with intellectual disabilities in the Ryde area by Seton Villa, a work of the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul.

February 2021

Seton Villa officially opens first of its purpose-built Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) homes
Two new purpose-built homes designed for women with intellectual disabilities have today been officially opened in Sydney’s Ryde area by Seton Villa. And the focus is on providing residents with greater quality of life, independence, choice and control.
CathNews: New home gives sisters ‘a sense of pride’
Two new purpose-built homes designed for women with intellectual disabilities will today be officially opened in Sydney’s Ryde area by Seton Villa, a work of the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul.

February 2020

Inclusion, Value and Respect
How can we include people with disabilities in a way that makes them feel valued and respected? Hear Peter Gardiner, CEO of Seton Villa discuss this with 2RRR The Meaningful Monday Show hosts Clare and Jeanine.

December 2019

Local non-profit Seton Villa to invest over $11million in disability accommodation in North Ryde
Local non-profit organisation Seton Villa has announced it will be investing over $11million into redeveloping purpose-built disability accommodation over the next three years, in Marsfield and surrounding areas.