The amazing creatives in the Youth Connections Clubhouse have organised their second holiday workshop: a three-day, fee for service workshop designed to inspire young people aged 14-16 in film creation, which will culminate in a large Art Montage for public display.
If you are committed to supporting vulnerable people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and want to work within an innovative, supportive, warm team environment – this is the role for you. Applications close: 5pm Monday 8 January, 2018.
Commuters to Lismore from Ballina, Lennox Head and Byron Bay are able to sit back and relax on their journey to work thanks to a new commuter bus trial that has started.
Northern Rivers based Social Futures has received a Premier’s Award for improving government services with a special presentation made by NSW Minister for Disability Services, The Hon. Ray Williams. Social Futures delivers the Ability Links program across Northern NSW and is the lead agency for the North West Alliance which delivers Ability Links across 87% of regional NSW. North West Alliance Program Manager Valerie Thompson was on hand to receive the award and said it was recognition of all the wonderful work the Linkers do in our communities.
Byron Youth Theatre’s production about youth suicide prevention, Gone Tomorrow, highlights the importance of watching out for such signs in our family and friends and assisting them to get the help and support they may need. StandBy Support Service has been involved in script development assistance and Rose Hogan will be talking after one of the upcoming performances.
Social Futures is holding a Dirty Laundry Day Project afternoon tea with the official Kit Launch and Exhibition, 3-5pm on Thursday 23 November at Social Futures’ Molesworth Street office in Lismore.
Ability Links NSW has been awarded a 2017 Premier’s Award for improving government services at a special ceremony in Sydney earlier this month.
Clarence Valley will mark ‘We R One Day’ and Social Inclusion Week with a special free event and outdoor cinema screening of Moana at the Grafton Showground on Friday 24 November. Jason Kingsley from Ability Links NSW said the afternoon will kick off at 4.00pm with kids entertainment, laser tag, sand wizard, face painting, a jumping castle and twilight markets with the movie starting around 7:30pm.
Social Futures GIT program is running two separate groups for adolescent girls and their parents From Harm to Calm: Emotion Regulation + Social Skills, in Mullumbimby and Ocean Shores.
Are you working in public schools in the Lismore and Richmond Valley region? Would you like to connect with the School Services team? A ‘meet and greet’ session will be held on Monday 27 November 10am-11.30am at the Education Office, 610 Ballina Rd, Goonellabah.