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Don’t stay quiet about friends’ abuse

Say no: Geoff Bevitt of Far South Coast Family Support Services and Tahnee Austin of South East Women and Children’s Services chat in Ayres Walkway on Wednesday for White Ribbon Day. Picture: Alasdair McDonald - Bega District News 09 December 2015 http://www.begadistrictnews.com.au/story/3520578/dont-stay-quiet-about-friends-abuse/

Contract Certainty for Homelessness Sector

Homelessness services across NSW can plan well into the future to deliver expert support services to vulnerable women, men and young people following the Government’s decision to renew service contracts through to 2020.   Minister for Family and Community Services and Social Housing, Brad Hazzard, told a forum of more than 70 CEOs and leaders […]

Apps are launched

The SkillBot and Safe Around Me apps were Friday 21st November at Merimbula RSL. SkillBot’s aim is to provide handy living skills information that demystifies many of the processes and steps to accessing, understanding and utilising services within communities. The Safe Around Me app provides direct support and information to people who have experienced or […]

Woodwork for Women

This exciting project was designed for women to learn how to use tools and acquire basis skills in woodwork. The aim of the four week project was to design and build a set of shelves from pallets. The participants were taught how to use various tools including a hammer, saw, plane, mallet, chisel and drill. The […]