Celebrating 15 Years of Caring - Afea Care Services
March 13th 2023

This year, Afea Care Services is marking 15 years of caring, supporting and empowering our local community.

Let’s take a look back at our incredible journey!

2008

After a string of unrewarding jobs, Esha Oberoi fell into support work in her early 20s.

Afea Founder & Director Esha Oberoi

Esha felt a deep connection with her clients, noticing they were feeling the same isolation she had felt through her teenage years. She quickly noticed some of them didn’t require round the clock care and could have remained living at home.

That’s when she decided to do something about it. At age 24, Esha founded Afea Care Services.

“Afea” is an acronym of her immediate family’s names: her father Anurag, sister Freya, herself Esha and mother Anju.

Anju joined Afea as its first staff member.

Afea’s early days

2010

We invested the first $80,000 of our earnings to launch the Afea Business Management System, moving from Excel worksheets to tech-supported rostering and service.

2011

We achieved ISO 9001 Quality Management System certification, proving that we provide services that meet strict quality management standards. Find out more.

North Sydney

2013

The team kept growing and we moved into a new office in North Sydney.

2014

We were a Telstra Business Awards Small Business Finalist.

2016

NDIS is rolled out nationally; Afea transitions from a care agency to a direct care services provider.

Celebrating in Chatswood

2017

We onboarded our first 50 NDIS Clients at the start of the year. We moved from North Sydney to our Chatswood office in November.

2018

Afea Online Client Portal and Carers Mobile App launched.

2019

Oxley Park Supported Independent Living home

We are now a registered NDIS provider for three new services: Supported Independent Living, Support Coordination and Plan Management.

2021

We opened two new hubs in Liverpool and Parramatta, bringing our services closer than ever to our clients in western Sydney.

Welcoming the community to our Parramatta headquarters

Afea was named Employer of Choice for Sydney Metro by Business NSW.

We were recognised as one of Australia and New Zealand’s Best Places to Work by Australian Financial Review (AFR), ranking #3 on the Health list.

Afea ranked #94 on the AFR Fast 100 Companies List. The list ranked organisations across Australia that have shown the most growth over the past three financial years.

2022

AFR party

We turned our Parramatta hub into our new headquarters.

We opened new SIL and SDA homes in Penrith and Jordan Springs.

WSABE

For the second year in a row, Afea was #3 for Health on the Best Places to Work list.

We were named Outstanding Employer of Choice at the Western Sydney Awards for Business Excellence (WSABE).

2023 – Afea celebrates 15 years of service!

We wouldn’t be here without the support of our clients, carers and staff. Thank you for being a part of the Afea family for the past 15 years!

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