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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 […]

Smart Safe website – Supporting women’s safety

This website provides women with some great resources for personal safety. There are links to booklets, how-to videos, easy legal guides and links to apps and support services. It is prepared by the Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria (DVRCV), who advocates for the safe use of technology for victim/survivors of family violence and works to prevent […]

Youth Week 2014

What BVSC are doing! Youth Week 2014 is approaching  (Friday April 4 13th) and Bega Valley Shire Council’s Youth Councillors are ‘sleeping rough’ to raise awareness about youth homelessness in this region. What we want you to do! Come and have some BBQ breaky with us on the morning after the sleep out, that’s Thursday 10th in […]

House About Us

House About Us is an exciting pilot project designed by SEWACS. It’s aim is to give women the skills and knowledge to do small maintenance around the house and garden. It gives women the confidence to be self reliant and to seek further skills. Some of the skills that the women have learned so far […]