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Free in-house information sessions – Your Side

These free inhouse sessions are available to Commonwealth Home Support (CHSP-funded) and Home Care Package (HCP) service providers located in the Northern Sydney Region. To book, contact Rosanna, Home Support & Partnerships Coordinator.

Flyer here

Social Housing Services in Northern Sydney

Link Housing, SGCH and Bridge Housing with Women’s Housing Company are working collaboratively to lead the social housing system in Northern Sydney. Community housing providers, Link Housing, SGCH and Bridge Housing in partnership with Women’s Housing Company, have taken over the management and coordination of the social housing service system in Northern Sydney as the NSW Department of Communities and Justice (formerly the Department of Family and Community Services) has transferred the delivery of housing services under the Social Housing Management Transfer program.

Tenancy services here.

January

Mental Health First Aid Training 

The 12-hour Standard Mental Health First Aid course teaches adults (18 years and over) how to provide initial support to adults who are developing a mental illness or experiencing a mental health crisis.

When: 30th January 2020 = 31st January 2020
Time: 9.30am – 4.30pm Attendance is required on both days
Where:

ROYAL NORTH SHORE HOSPITAL
Norman Nock Lecture Rooms 1 & 2, Level 5, Kolling Building 6,Westbourne St
St Leonards NSW 2065

Cost: Free (lunch provided)
RSVP: Booking is essential – No walk ins will be granted entry.

To register for this MHFA Course, please contact:

Caroline Haines – Principal Master Instructor your.fa.trainer@hotmail.com 0468 473 529

Friendship skills Lego® Group

EarlyEd’s Friendship Skills Lego® Group is open to school aged children with difficulties or delays in social communication.

When: Wednesday 15th January 2020
Time: 12:30pm – 2:00pm
Where: Gordon Library Meeting Room 2, 799 Pacific Hwy, Gordon NSW 2072

Cost: Free for families in Ku-ring-gai LGA. Siblings welcome.
RSVP: Booking is essential – Limited Places.

For more information, contact services@earlyed.com.au or call (02) 9923 2727

CCNB Mentor Ready! – Introductory Training Session

Find out how becoming a CCNB Community Mentor can change lives forever

Community mentors are everyday people with good life skills and connections who want to support people who need a helping hand.

A CCNB Community Mentor is a volunteer who is trained and supported to guide and support a person at their time of need. Generally, a Mentor is linked to a person who needs to be connected to their community, access services/supports and needs a bit of help to set and reach their goals. CCNB is recruiting Community Mentors now.

People who benefit from accessing a CCNB Community Mentor are those with a mental illness, new mothers or fathers at risk, those leaving or at risk of entering prison and Veterans.

If you are interested in becoming a Community Mentor, or want to know more, please contact Eleni at Eleni.Psillakis@ccnb.com.au

When: Thursday 16th January 2020
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm AEDT
Where: CCNB, 20 Rodborough Rd, Frenchs Forest, NSW
Cost: Free
Registration: Click here to register

February

Mental Health First Aid Training 

This course teaches first aid skills for adult members of the public to give initial to adults experiencing mental health problems, in a mental health crisis situation, or in the early stages of a mental illness.

When: 6 – 7th  February 2020
Time: 9.30am – 4.30pm Attendance is required on both days
Where:

Magpies – Waitara,
11-37 Alexandria Parade, Waitara, NSW

Cost: Free (lunch provided)
RSVP: Booking is essential – No walk ins will be granted entry.

To register for this MHFA Course, please contact:

Caroline Haines – Principal Master Instructor your.fa.trainer@hotmail.com 0468 473 529

Tarp-O-Rama 2020

Tarp-O-Rama for Lifeline is a community event to engage, educate and empower our community about mental health and wellbeing. The festival will include live bands and DJ’s, food trucks of all kinds, merchandise and market stalls, local art, chillout zones, photobooth, live artist, demos, mini ramps, kids’ zone, plus loads of prizes and giveaways. With Cooper Chapman and Alex Hayes confirmed on the judging panel, WIN yourself cool prizes for best tarp surfing! Bring your skateboard, skates, scooter, roller blades, paddle skateboards, surfboards with wheels, anything!

All ages – BYO refillable water bottle and helmet

Date: 8th February 2020

Where: Netball Courts 1-7, Abbott Road, North Curl Curl (outside Curl Curl Youth and Community Centre)

Located 500m from North Curl Curl Beach and under 40 minutes from Sydney’s CBD on the B-Line, with loads on and off-street parking, plus access for people with disability.

BUS: 159 from Manly, Stop Abbott Rd opposite Hudson Oval, North Curl Curl, 7-minute walk to event

BUS: 136 from Manly & North, Stop Griffin Rd at Abbott Rd, North Curl Curl, 12-minute walk to event

Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/ukALYvsRoLitgPTq7

Cost: $15 entry fee – all proceeds go to Lifeline Northern Beaches

Seniors Festival – Love to celebrate

Northern Beaches Council encourages you to immerse yourself in one or more of these free and low-cost events, investigate new ways to express yourself, learn something new, meet like-minded people and (most of all) have fun. Sessions cover a range of topics, including tech, holidaying, novel-writing, history, walking tours, retirement and more.

12th to 29th February

Where: various locations on the Northern Beaches

Cost: Events are either free or low-cost

View the festival program here to see what’s on. 

CCNB Financial Wellness – Information Session (North Sydney)

A conversation with specialist speakers to provide information, advice and guidance to seniors seeking to make wise financial decisions, maximise eligibility for Aged Care entitlements and also ensure their estate planning goals are fulfilled.

CCNB’s Community Conversation Series is where local people get together and talk about the issues that matter to them. CCNB is not affiliated with any financial institution, product or adviser. CCNB are impartial providers of information and guidance, seeking to coordinate with specialists in health and financial advice.

You can expect to learn about:

  • Current Government entitlements for Aged Care
  • How to calculate fees for Home Care and Residential Aged Care
  • Major considerations, such as whether to sell or rent your home
  • Case studies covering tips to consider, and traps to avoid
  • The four key components for prudent estate planning:
    Your Will
    Power of Attorney
    Appointment of Enduring Guardian
    Superannuation Death Benefit Nomination

Date: Monday 17th February 2020

Time: 9:30am – 11:30am AEDT

Where: Stanton Library, 234 Miller St, North Sydney

Cost: Free

Registration: Click here to register

For any queries please contact Jodie, CCNB Events Coordinator, via events@ccnb.com.au

CCNB Financial Wellness – Information Session (Narrabeen)

A conversation with specialist speakers to provide information, advice and guidance to seniors seeking to make wise financial decisions, maximise eligibility for Aged Care entitlements and also ensure their estate planning goals are fulfilled.

CCNB’s Community Conversation Series is where local people get together and talk about the issues that matter to them. CCNB is not affiliated with any financial institution, product or adviser. CCNB are impartial providers of information and guidance, seeking to coordinate with specialists in health and financial advice.

You can expect to learn about:

  • Current Government entitlements for Aged Care
  • How to calculate fees for Home Care and Residential Aged Care
  • Major considerations, such as whether to sell or rent your home
  • Case studies covering tips to consider, and traps to avoid
  • The four key components for prudent estate planning:
    Your Will
    Power of Attorney
    Appointment of Enduring Guardian
    Superannuation Death Benefit Nomination

Date: Friday 28th February 2020

Time: 11:00am – 2:00pm AEDT

Where: Lakeview Hall, Tramshed Arts & Community Centre, 1395A Pittwater Road, Narrabeen

Cost: Free

Registration: Click here to register

For any queries please contact Jodie, CCNB Events Coordinator, via events@ccnb.com.au

March