Beyond Words does not receive any government funding and relies on sponsors, supporters and donations to provide this valuable service.

Funding and in kind support


Our proud supporters confirm the great need and value of this initiative:

“We support initiatives such as The Biography Program that align with our overall goal of improving mental health of older people”

“…it is an innovative way to give voice and empower older people.”
-Council on the Ageing – Victoria

“Volunteering for projects such as The Biography Program is of mutual benefit to the volunteer, client and broader community.”
-Volunteering Victoria

“Over my six years developing and refining this unique model in the palliative care setting I was always aware of its many potential benefits to the broader community. It is now time to build on this initiative and expand to aged care.”
-Jenny Kearney, OAM
Developer of biography service in palliative care