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A new learning program for NGOs

A new learning program for NGOs

Change Together is a learning program for non-government practitioners working with children and families who are receiving Targeted Earlier Intervention, Family Connect and Support or Family Preservation services funded by the Department of Communities and Justice....

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Birdie and the Flood

Birdie and the Flood

Birdie’s Tree is a suite of resources to help children prepare for, cope with and recover from a natural disaster or disruptive event. Birdie’s Tree particularly helps support the mental health and emotional wellbeing of: • expectant and new parents • babies •...

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New grant opportunities, coming soon!

New grant opportunities, coming soon!

Support for children with disability or developmental concerns The National Early Childhood Program for children with disability or developmental concerns (NECP) aims to support young children (aged 0 to 8 years) with newly identified disability or emerging...

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Magic and Emotion Coaching for parents

Magic and Emotion Coaching for parents

1-2-3 Magic Parenting Group is running Magic and Emotion Coaching, a free three session parenting course, designed to provide parents and carers with skills to prevent or manage common behaviour problems. The program also helps parents / carers to build positive...

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Rivertracks is fund raising for disadvantaged youth

Rivertracks is fund raising for disadvantaged youth

In the lead up to the Rivertracks High Tea Fundraising event we have decided to make our raffle more accessible to the whole community by putting it online. You can buy as many tickets as you like from where ever you are right now; how cool is that!? RiverTracks...

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DCJ is supporting hybrid models of service delivery

DCJ is supporting hybrid models of service delivery

Children and families benefit from flexible, accessible services that meet their needs. Research suggests that telepractice can be a convenient, cost-effective approach when used as part of a hybrid model of care. To offer this flexible support, the Department of...

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Cost of living survey

Cost of living survey

If you have opened a newspaper in the last few weeks, you’ve probably been inundated with stories about the increased cost of living. Around the country we’re seeing increases in everything from petrol to gas and electricity. We know that people on income support will...

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Supporting young people impacted by disaster

Supporting young people impacted by disaster

In partnership with DET NSW, Catholic Diocese of Lismore, and NSW Independent Association, headspace National are hosting an education session for parents and carers of children and young people to support their wellbeing, around the Northern Rivers. Information...

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Grafton NAIDOC Community Day Saturday July 9

Grafton NAIDOC Community Day Saturday July 9

Everyone is invited to join in the Grafton NAIDOC Community Day on Saturday, July 9 from 10am - 2pm at Market Square. This will be a day to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and community! There will be lots of fun activities including an...

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The Family Centre has a number of courses coming up

The Family Centre has a number of courses coming up

The Family Centre has a number of courses coming up. BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL For further information on any of our courses or workshops please call 9am–12.30pm Monday–Friday (07) 5524 8711 or go to www.thefamilycentre.org.au If you are unable to pay for course fees...

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