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AUGUST

Family and Carer Mental Health Support

Parramatta Mission runs various support events for families and carers. Their August 2019 newsletter contains details of these events.

Come and discover the Northern Sydney region’s Dementia Cafés

What is D Caf (dementia café)?

A dementia café is a weekly meeting place designed to give a small group of people living with dementia and their family carers an opportunity outside of their home to socialise, relax and discover ways to live well with dementia.
Information can also be provided about local service providers and support groups.

Where and when are the cafés located?

  • St Ives – Wednesdays – 10.00am to 12.00pm
  • Waitara – Thursdays – 10.00am to 12.00pm
  • West Pymble – Tuesdays (starting August) – 9.30am to 11.30am
  • More Sydney and regional NSW locations starting soon.

Check the D Caf flyer for more details.

Food and your mood!

Learn how our food choices have a direct impact our mental health, and more.

When: Wednesday 14 August 2019
Time: 6pm start to 9/930pm
Where: Avalon Youth Hub, 59 Old Barrenjoey Road, Avalon Recreation Centre
Cost: FREE for anyone 12 – 25 years of age
How: Reserve your spot by booking in through e-mail or FaceBook message-please read the flyer for details.

Avalon Youth Hub presents Term 3 workshops

Learn how our food choices have a direct impact our mental health, and more.

Come and join the team at the Avalon Youth Hub for Free workshops held at the Hub this August.

Please see the flyer for details. We look forward to seeing you there. Please remember to register if coming along.

You’re invited to come and hear about the changes to Aged Care at two, free information sessions. Put on by Your Side.

When: Thursday 15 August 2019
Time: 10AM – 12PM
Where: Dee Why RSL, 932 Pittwater Road, Dee Why

North Sydney Council and Link Housing invite you to the opening night of this unique and ever-popular annual community art exhibition. View a diverse range of artworks about the theme, ‘No Place Like Home’, meet the artists and enjoy complimentary refreshments and entertainment. Some artworks will also be for sale.

When: Friday 16 August 2019
Time: 6pm – 8pm
Where: North Sydney Community Centre, 220 Miller St, North Sydney NSW 2060

The Family Relationship Centre (FRC) at Macquarie Park offers support and family dispute resolution (FDR) in English, Mandarin and Cantonese to families who are going through the process of separation, or who have separated. Important changes to the way the FRC operates came into effect on 1st July, 2019.

Come and hear about the introduction of property mediation into FRCs, their capacity to work with private solicitors as well as community legal services.

When: Tuesday 20th August 2019
Time: 5pm – 6pm (Refreshments will be provided)
Where: Relationships Australia, Sekisui House, Level 1, 68 Waterloo Road, Macquarie Park 2113 

For more information:

Please RSVP to sarahm@ransw.org.au by COB Friday 9th August.

Exercise is Medicine

Learn the benefits of exercise on our physical, mental and emotional health.

When: Wednesday 21 August 2019
Time: 5 – 6pm (5pm start)
Where: Avalon Youth Hub, 59 Old Barrenjoey Road, Avalon Recreation Centre
Cost: FREE for anyone 12 – 25 years of age
How: Reserve your spot by booking in through e-mail or FaceBook messenger – please read the flyer for details.

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