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Rental Lists for the Northern Rivers Week Commencing 23.11.2020

Rental Lists for the Northern Rivers Week Commencing 23.11.2020

Click the links below to view the latest rental vacancy lists for The Northern Rivers region, including Tweed Heads, Lismore, Ballina, Grafton and Casino.

If you or somebody you know is homeless, or is at risk of becoming homeless, contact Link2Home 1800 152 152 for 24 hour emergency support.

If you are living from Tweed Heads to Grafton, you can contact Connecting Home on 1800 048 310 between 9am – 4:30pm Monday – Friday or email [email protected]

Foundations Care Connect – Child and Youth Services

Foundations Care Connect is operating a number of streams of business, all designed to assist with the care a provision of our children and young people in the community.

The first being Holiday Hut programs run out of our Ballina House. These are therapeutic day programs designed around small groups and offer a complete supervised program for children in the local area. We can provide supervised transport to and from the events if required.

We also have some overnight therapeutic camps being help before and after Christmas in the Wauchope Hinterland for children in Out of Home Care.

And finally, we are providing transport, supervised transport, In home Care and Supervised Contact where needed to assist children, parents and families.


Heart of Woman Awards 2021

The Heart of Woman Awards are now in their sixth year, and we are proud to be recognising those women who make an outstanding contribution in our Community.  We believe your organisation may have worthy candidates or know a woman within your community who is worthy of recognition.  There are 12 categories, and nominees may be entered in multiple categories. Sponsorship opportunities are also available and are attached below.

Click Heart of Woman Awards to learn more about Agape Outreach Inc and here for a Nomination Form.

Nominations close on 5 December 2020, and winners will be announced on 6 March 2021.

3Es Sewing Group stall at Bangalow Markets this Sunday 22nd November 9am to 3pm

3Es (Education, Employment, Empowerment)  to Freedom Sewing Group will be selling the products they have been making this year at Bangalow Markets this Sunday 22nd November from 9 am to 3 pm.

We will be delighted to see any of you coming to support our ladies.

They will be selling shoulder bags, shopping bags, pouches, make-up bags, girls and women’s dresses, hats. Jewellery and other handmade items.

For more about 3Es, see https://www.wunh.org.au/3es-to-freedome-program

Young Persons Book Club – COMING SOON

Young Persons Book Club – COMING SOON

The Buttery is starting a young persons book club!

The Grafton YPIEP program is running a book club in the Clarence Valley. Open to anyone aged 12-24 who is looking to meet new people and escape their reality in a book.

For more information contact Acacia on 0402 662 538.

Or to express interest follow this link! Book Club

Young Persons Drama Club – COMING SOON

Young Persons Drama Club – COMING SOON

The Buttery and headspace Grafton are starting a drama club for young people in the Clarence Valley. This group is open to everyone aged 12-24 who would like to build confidence, improvisation skills and meet new people through theatre sports games. 

Contact Acacia 0402 662 538 or Mark 0488 104 806 for more information. 

Alternatively register your interest at https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=kr6f_Oxbr0SDu3kVMG0W3P-KAf0OCTtDkHuXCYxp9oxUOVU5UUY3MkU1TUVHMU82UEU1RU82VEI3Ui4u

Survey to assist the co-design of a Suicide Prevention Outreach Team for the Northern NSW Local Health District.

Survey to assist the co-design of a Suicide Prevention Outreach Team for the Northern NSW Local Health District.

Survey link here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SWT2S7Q

Please complete the survey and/or pass it on to anyone you think would be interested in contributing. The survey will close at 5pm on Monday 30th November 2020.

In particular we are seeking perspectives of people who represent communities and priority groups including (but not limited to) Aboriginal/First Nations, LGBTIQ+, young people, older people, and men. We would love to hear from people with lived experience of suicidal crisis and families/supporters as well as service providers and community groups/agencies.

The survey is confidential and responses will solely be used for the co-design feedback loop where only aggregate data (not individual responses) will be used to inform the co-design decisions.

Support services

We understand that 2020 has been a particularly challenging time for some people and so we have provided several crisis support options below.

Reablement Community of Practice – Sign Up

Reablement Community of Practice – Sign Up

The Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) Reablement Community of Practice has just been launched and provides a discussion forum for CHSP providers to engage with other providers about wellness and reablement.

The CHSP reablement community is managed by providers that deliver Sector Support and Development services with a focus on wellness and reablement.

Become a member of the CHSP Community of Practice.