Growing Abilities

About Us

Growing Abilities is a registered NDIS provider, supporting the people of Goulburn and surrounding areas. We are an inclusive organisation committed to empowering individuals through education and support, to achieve their fullest potential.
Growing Abilities is a division of Challenge Southern Highlands ABN 99536233732

Services Offered



Our Team Members

Britanee Anthon

Support Worker

Christine Tombs

SLES Co-ordinator

Gurinderjeet Singh

Support Worker

Kirstie (Nursery)

About Me

Hello, my name is Kirstie Chalker, I have been employed at Growing Abilities since 2015 as Nursery Manager and Horticulturist. I am passionate about Therapeutic Horticulture, Permaculture and the exiting potential Growing Abilities holds for the people of Goulburn. At Growing Abilities we teach hands on Horticultural skills to people of all ages and abilities. We are a registered NDIS service provider and we are here to support you achieve your goals. We grow all plants onsite here in Goulburn and we would love YOU to join our highly qualified, and passionately enthusiastic team.


Please get in touch if you need any further information, looking forward to you joining our wonderfully supportive team here at Growing Abilities.


Christine (SLES)

SLES is an NDIS support for young people with a disability. We can assist by building up your employability skills, increasing your self-confidence and independence.

It can support you to increase your motivation to enter the workforce, you can enter via a supported hospitality work placement, developing relevant skills such as barista, customer service and touch typing. We help you with travel training which ensures you are confident to use public transport, while assisting you with L’s test preparation. There’s an option to learn about just about anything such as gardening, cooking and working in a team envrironment, in readiness for your employment.

To find out about SLES call us on 0477 996 282 to register an interest in our ‘Taster’ program.

More About Us

Learn About Us

Since 2010, Growing Abilities has been home to an impressive collection of plants, gardening tools and supplies. We believe that everyone should give gardening a try, and we’re here to help make that happen.


From beginners to seasoned gardeners, we’ll help make your space greener.
Our Garden Centre boasts a diverse and ever changing selection of plants and pots. Make sure to visit our nursery to discover an oasis full of greenery to make your own.

Get In Touch


We are open 9am – 3:30pm every day except Sunday.

Garden inquiries – PH – 0491 089 521


NDIS inquiries – Carol PH – 02 4872 6607

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