Access Industries is a registered charitable organisation providing employment services for people with disabilities, otherwise known as an Australian Disability Enterprise (ADE). Access Industries provides a supportive and professional workplace that creates opportunities for people with disabilities achieve economic and community participation through meaningful employment. As part of its commitment to providing quality services, Access Industries employs skilled Training Officers and Welfare Officers to provide or organise additional training and support for its supported employees (i.e. employees who have a disability). This enables supported employees to optimise their work potential and personal skills, and for those wishing to do so, helps to prepare them to move on into open employment. Access Industries provides supported employment opportunities for close to 250 people with disabilities in ADE’s located at Seven Hills, Erskine Park and Horsley Park in the Sydney Metropolitan Area, Hamilton (Newcastle), and Lithgow. The total number of employees is circa 500.