Tuesday 27 February is Car Free Feb

Car Free Feb - Will you take the challenge?

… and your chance to win some great prizes including a $500 Flight Centre Voucher, 3 x yearly Spotify subscriptions, and some free weekly bus tickets. Car Free Feb challenges people to leave the car at home for a day in February and try using a different transport mode. This might be catching a bus, riding a bike, walking or carpooling with a colleague or friend… read more

Working It Out: FREE Training for Employers

FREE EMPLOYER TRAINING Working it Out Flyer now

This FREE ONE-DAY workshop for managers of employees with mental health concerns is open to any employer wishing to make their workplace more inclusive and productive. It will provide information and practical tools to maximise employee performance, strengthen workplace relationships and improve the wellbeing of your whole team. Download the FREE EMPLOYER TRAINING – Working it Out Flyer now.

Workshop dates:

Tweed 28 February | Ballina/Byron 21 February | Lismore 22 February | Grafton 23 March

For more information or to register please contact: Glenn Bailey M: 0418 832 495 E: [email protected]

Entries are NOW open for the 2018 Lismore Young Songwriters Competition!

Entries are NOW OPEN for the 2018 Young Songwriters Competition. Entry is free and is open to all Northern Rivers residents aged 12-25 years.  Better get cracking with that songwriting though – you have until 5pm on 26th March to submit your entry… find out more about the 2018 Young Songwriters Competition

Our youth homelessness film to be shown in NSW schools

We are very proud that our Youth Film Project has been selected for inclusion in the Good Practice Guidelines for the State-wide Premiers Priorities Initiative on reducing youth homelessness. Our film will be show in schools in our region alongside a program we have designed to increase understanding of youth homelessness, the issues behind it, and how to access support or to help others when homeless or at risk of being homeless. Find out more about our Connecting Home program.

If you or somebody you know needs support, you can call Connecting Home on: 1800 048 310 (9am – 4.30pm)
Email [email protected]
In an emergency call Link2Home: 1800 152 152 (24 hours)

Social Futures is a National Disability Insurance Scheme Partner delivering NDIS Local Area Coordination services in regional New South Wales during the transition period January 2017-June 2018.

We will support people with disability and their families to plan for the NDIS in advance of the roll out, which starts in many parts of regional NSW in July 2017.

To contact your nearest NDIS Local Area Coordinator call 1800 522 679 (1800 LAC NSW)

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Local Area Coordinators – Western NSW

Positions available in Dubbo, Orange, Bathurst, Parkes SCHCADS Award Level 4 Full Time - Fixed Term until 31 March 2019 Social Futures is a NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) Partner delivering the NDIS Local Area Coordination (LAC) Transition Services in...

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Northern Rivers Social Change Collaboration

The Northern Rivers Social Change Collaboration brings community and government organisations together to work collectively to improve community wellbeing and attract and facilitate investment for positive social impact in the Northern Rivers region of NSW. The group...

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NSW could lead the way in inclusive education, if the funding is provided.
"Inclusion in mainstream schooling has been recognised as the best form of education for all learners."
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