Community Investment Program – projects approved for 2010-11 funding in New South Wales

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Organisation Name Project Name Funding Project Description Phone
Anglicare Canberra and Goulburn Ashmont Community Resources Centre $120,950 The project delivers prevention and intervention activities for families and individuals in the Ashmont estate of Wagga Wagga, providing a platform for community capacity through the support of self-help groups. Family relationships are strengthened through specialised services such as fathers’ programs, a homework centre, the ‘learning for life’ program and supported playgroups. The project is administered from the office of Anglicare Canberra and Goulburn in Reid, ACT. 02 6937 1555
Ballina-Byron Family Centre Inc Fella's Family Project $86,377 The project enhances the parenting skills of fathers and expectant fathers in the Ballina and Byron Bay Local Government Areas.  It also increases the self-esteem and relationship skills of boys aged 11 to 16 years.  Activities conducted include a home visiting program, parenting and educational groups and playgroups, individual and group programs and outdoor activities. 02 6686 4109
Baptist Union of Victoria Your Community Cares Wakool $131,335 The project is administered from the office of Camberwell, VIC, and builds stronger connections with communities in the Wakool Shire and surrounding districts. It facilitates activities that train volunteers to identify needs, strengthen relationships, develop stronger social networks and link families with existing support networks. 03 9880 6100
Barnardos Mudgee Wellington Community Networkers $78,925 The project assists Indigenous families in Wellington to build parenting and relationship skills and encourages community involvement.  It facilitates access to local services that support and assist families in need, and promotes communities that support families. 02 6372 1622
Barnardos Mudgee Arts in the Dust $81,180 The project provides activities to support parents and young people in Mudgee, Warren and Nyngan. It works to prevent depression and strengthen resilience in children and young people aged eight to fourteen years; to improve parenting skills, including understanding the needs of young people; and to facilitate and support continued training of volunteers. 02 6372 1622
Bay & Basin Community Resources Inc Bay & Basin Men's Shed Great Mates Project $57,466 The project conducts a mentoring program to support socially disadvantaged men.  It provides opportunities to increase social interaction and reduce isolation in the Jervis Bay region. 02 4443 2393
Boronia Multicultural Services Inc Interactive CALD Family Support Service $114,800 The project builds effective parenting skills and supports partnerships between local services in the Holroyd Parramatta region.  It assists participants to get involved in community life through leadership training and supported playgroups. 02 9631 1777
Bucketts Way Neighbourhood Group Inc Gloucester Homework Centre $26,650 The project assists children and young people in Gloucester with homework and assessments, as well as extending their knowledge base academically through one-on-one tutoring.  It helps to build confidence and self-esteem through positive reinforcement, non-academic activities and holiday programs.  02 6558 2454
Byron Youth Service Inc Byron Youth Enterprise Centre $82,000 The project creates a resilient culture of enterprise among young people in the Byron region.  It provides hands-on enterprise projects that enable them to develop their knowledge, skills and community connections. 02 6685 7777
Cambodian-Australian Welfare Council of NSW Inc Khmer Community Capacity Building for Young People $112,750 The project improves parenting and relationship skills, enhances employment prospects and enrolment in TAFE and other training programs, as well as encouraging participation in Khmer community life. Operating from Cabramatta, Bonnyrigg and Liverpool it assists Cambodian young people aged 15 to 35 years. 02 8786 2581
Catholic Care Newcastle/Maitland The Shed Project $123,000 The project offers strategies to address social disadvantages, and assists disadvantaged men in Windale and the wider Lake Macquarie region through the provision of socially and community responsible activities at The Shed. It provides activities that enhance their health and well-being, and prepares them for further education, training or employment. The project is administered from the office of Newcastle, NSW, and also supports the Hunter Valley Cluster of Men's Sheds. 02 4979 1356
Centacare Wagga Wagga Strengthening the Voices of the Southern Riverina Communities $154,775 The project enhances the parenting and relationship skills of isolated families in the small towns of Berrigan, Finley, Barooga, Tocumwal, and Jerilderie in the southern Riverina.  It provides access to educational services.  Families are connected with mentors and other sources of support to improve their physical and mental wellbeing. 02 6931 7911
Centacare Wilcannia-Forbes Country Mateship - Narromine, Parkes, Forbes $231,628 The project engages, trains and assists community volunteers to provide support and build resilience in the rural communities of Parkes, Forbes and Narromine.  It enhances community capacity and strengthens the volunteer base in the region. 02 6884 6901
Centacare Wilcannia-Forbes Strong Young Mums - Bourke $109,464 The project provides secondary schooling and mentoring to young mothers in Bourke, and supports them as they attain their Year 10 accreditation.  It also helps them to build personal and family support networks, and increase their skills and knowledge in areas of early childhood development and parenting.  A playgroup activity is conducted. 02 6851 6936
Centacare Wilcannia-Forbes Strong Young Mums - Lake Cargelligo $96,793 The project improves parenting skills and education among young Indigenous mothers in Lake Cargelligo.  It helps to build mother/child relationships and increases the parenting capacity of young women through the improvement of their education, health and support networks, including playgroup sessions. 02 6851 6936
Christ the Saviour Covenant Community Inc Family Support Cluster $20,500 The project helps families living in the South Inverell Housing Estate to improve their parenting, and to better understand and respond to the developmental needs of their young children.  This involves conducting regular family support programs for parents, children and youth. 02 6723 0256
Contact Inc Bogan Mobile $23,711 The project identifies the needs of individual families and develops partnerships with regional child and family services to meet some of these needs.  It provides information about the services available, and assists in building support networks for families and communities in the Bogan, Warren, Coonamble, Lachlan and Narromine Shires. 02 9251 4431
Dads in Distress Inc DIDS Support Services $322,875 The project supports non-custodial fathers and their families in the Frankston region of Victoria, Western Sydney, and the north coast of NSW.  It develops partnerships and referral pathways to improve service delivery; employs appropriate support strategies and mechanisms for fathers; and provides opportunities for fathers to contribute effectively to the community. 02 6652 8113
Eastern Zone Gujaga Aboriginal Corporation Lapa Bummers Youth Haven $148,625 The project develops and runs a number of parent and youth programs to address anti-social behaviour in the community.  It also helps address school absenteeism and the lack of family support for young Indigenous people aged 10 to 24 years in La Perouse. 02 9661 6097
Fairfield Community Resource Centre Homework Help for Parents $104,579 The project develops a supportive and communicative relationship between parents and their children, and a shared understanding of the benefits of homework. It delivers workshops in the suburbs of Fairfield, East Fairfield, and Bonnyrigg to improve parents' skills in assisting their children with their homework and also provides homework help for their children 02 9727 4333
Griffith Child Care Centre Inc Griffith Connections: Creating Opportunities for Family $112,750 The project provides support to disadvantaged parents and families in Griffith so they can become capable, resourceful and resilient, and encourage the healthy development of their children. It also increases access, especially for families from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, to appropriate support programs and services. 02 6962 6833
Griffith Skills Training Centre Inc Wentworth Youth Partnership $16,528 The project, administered from the Mobile Service in Griffith and a supported outlet, in Mallee Family Care in Dareton, NSW, provides information, training programs and activities to meet the needs of disadvantaged and marginalised young people in the Wentworth Local Government Area. It also addresses problems associated with long periods of unemployment, alcohol and substance abuse, homelessness and involvement in criminal behaviour. 02 6964 2811
Griffith Skills Training Centre Inc Shed for Men Helping Each Other $22,012 The project builds community awareness and provides a welcoming, non-threatening facility with a range of activities for local men in Griffith.  It reduces isolation and enables participants to share their experiences with extended family, people with disabilities, unemployed people and students who find it difficult to stay focused at school. 02 6964 2811
Gundagai Neighbourhood Centre Gundagai Children's Support and Development Worker $31,775 The project offers support to families in Gundagai through parenting skills groups and supported playgroups.  It provides activities, resources and support to families to assist them in their parenting roles. 02 6944 0290
Healthy Cities Illawarra Inc Building Healthy Men $43,050 The project is administered from the office of Wollongong, NSW and provides programs, resources and support to men and their families in the Wollongong, Port Kembla, and Coniston regions to assist them in their parenting roles. Fathers develop skills and knowledge beneficial to their children's development as well as building their own confidence and self-esteem. The project increases communication, networks and referrals for families and services in the community. 02 4226 5000
Illawarra Childrens Services Limited Children's Services as Community Hubs $190,931 The project improves networks for families and increases their capacity to provide for the health, safety and wellbeing of their children. Families in the Corrimal/Bellambi area have improved community cohesion and reduced family isolation and social disadvantage through access to information, resources, activities, playgroups, services, training and workshops. 02 4283 9999
Inspire Foundation Act Now $179,375 The project provides an online service to young people (aged 14-25), creating opportunities to learn about and take action on issues that concern them.  It promotes community participation, awareness and understanding of social issues, enhances skills to create change or take action, and increases the capacity of community organisations to involve young people in their work. 02 8585 9336
Jumbunna Community Preschool and Early Intervention Centre Inc Jumbunna Intensive Parenting Program $58,784 The project works with parents of children with challenging behaviours from birth to school age, in order to better prepare them for school.  It delivers intensive parenting support and education to parents in the Richmond Valley and Kyogle Local Government Areas. 02 6662 2866
Junaya For Families Inc Junaya Tennis Club $11,446 The project runs an after-school tennis club in Doonside for Indigenous boys in Years 4-6, with the aim to improve their school attendance and decrease the high rates of school absenteeism.  It also builds effective relationships between parents and children at home and at school. 02 9621 3922
Karitane Young Parents and Young Peoples Talking Realities Program $79,397 The project, delivered at Carramar, offers support and training to young parents in Fairfield and Liverpool to develop their parenting skills as well as the opportunity to undertake accredited training to become Peer Educators and presenters of "Talking Realities". The Peer Educators run education sessions for schools and community agencies describing the realities of young parenting. 02 9754 2655
Learning Links Koori Kids $43,332 The project provides a culturally appropriate early childhood service for Aboriginal families in Penshurst and Menai, including a supported playgroup.  It decreases social isolation and increases participation in early childhood programs that ensure early identification of any developmental delays or health concerns. 02 8568 8200
LINCS Volunteer Scheme Inc LINCS - Living in Communities Volunteer Scheme $67,256 The project provides support and practical assistance to young families and carers of young children in Hawkesbury region.  It achieves this through regular home visits from trained and supervised volunteers. 02 4576 5270
Live 'N' Learn Foundation Break Through Youth Employment Mentoring Campbelltown $74,133 The project provides young people in Campbelltown with access to trained mentors, who assist them to find employment.  Mentors provide practical guidance in planning for, gaining and retaining employment to young people who lack exposure to experienced role models. 02 9282 6923
Liverpool Migrant Resource Centre Therapeutic Arts Program $69,700 The project supports people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds in the Liverpool area that have a history of trauma.  It conducts activities that use a variety of art forms, education and media kits, to address barriers that affect traumatised people of CALD background and their relationships with the local and broader society. 02 9601 3788
Lower Mountains Family Support Service It Takes a Village $75,338 The project supports families through effective partnerships with, and providing referrals to, regional family and welfare services. The project is administered from the office in Blaxland, NSW, and delivers to families in the Lower Blue Mountains including the towns of Regentville, Winmalee, Lawson, Blackheath and Blaxland. 02 4739 5963
Macarthur Diversity Services Initiative Limited Multicultural Family Worker Macarthur $79,950 The project uses an early intervention approach to increase the confidence and capacity of participants. The project is administered from the service outlet of Campbelltown, NSW and delivers to the suburbs of Mt Annan, Claymore, Rosemeadow and Minto. It provides information on topics such as budgeting, health, nutrition and income support, and conducts courses to improve parenting skills and knowledge. It also facilitates access to playgroups and local support services to help strengthen family and community relationships. 02 4627 1188
Maronite Community and Social Services Friends of Friends $41,000 The project provides mentoring and support services for disadvantaged Lebanese Maronite community members in the Parramatta area. Assistance is provided to community members about mental health related issues, language problems, and cultural awareness. The project is administered from the organisation’s office in Strathfield, NSW.   02 9642 0211
Men and Family Centre Inc Building Men, Families and Community $175,275 The project delivers a variety of interlinked parenting, relationship and support programs aimed primarily at fathers and their families in the Lismore region.  It includes group courses, volunteer training, counselling, adolescent camps and playgroups. 02 6622 6116
Miimi Mothers Aboriginal Corporation Future Voices of Bowraville $153,750 The project develops and maintains collaborative partnerships with local service providers, community organisations, agencies and individuals to provide a range of services for the town of Bowraville.  These cater to the educational, cultural and social needs of the community, with a particular focus on the local Indigenous community.  The project also conducts a range of activities, including support programs for young parents and men. 02 6648 5803
Mission Australia Custodial Grandparents $66,625 The project is administered from the office of Sydney, NSW, and helps grandparents and their families from the Shoalhaven area come to terms with being primary carers for their grandchildren. It supports them to cope with the often complex issues that contribute to the need for their grandchildren to be in their care. 02 4422 0455
Monaro Family Support Service Inc Monaro Parenting Plus $25,625 The project provides parenting information and support to people living in the Snowy River, Bombala and Cooma Monaro Shires, and aims to improve service collaboration in the region.  Activities include parent education courses and a supported playgroup. 02 6452 3450
Mount Annan Christian Life Centre Solutions for Parents Airds/Bradbury $73,787 The project provides practical support to sole parents, parents of preschool children and Indigenous parents in Airds and Bradbury.  It conducts quarterly workshops on parenting skills, life skills, communication, conflict resolution, anger and stress management to increase the competency and confidence of parents. 02 4620 7400
Nambucca Valley Neighbourhood Centre Inc Living Carefully $66,625 The project provides basic living skills training to marginalised, single parent and unemployed or low-income families in the Nambucca Valley.  It delivers educational programs in areas such as budget management; healthy, economical cooking; personal safety and security; using local resources; relationships and parenting, and personal care and home hygiene. 02 6560 2305
Ngunya Jarjum Aboriginal Corporation Strengthening Our Bundjalung Mob from Within for our Jarjums $102,500 The project addresses risk factors for children entering care and develops prevention strategies for families with children at risk in small Indigenous communities of Casino and the Richmond Valley.  It provides early intervention tools through camps, community education workshops and parenting programs that build families' and young people's knowledge, self-esteem and resilience. 02 6662 8044
Noah's Ark Centre of Shoalhaven Inc Wreck Bay Aboriginal Community Early Childhood Intervention $92,250 The project identifies and supports children who are potentially at risk of school failure in Wreck Bay Indigenous community.  Families are involved in developing plans to help their children, and a particular emphasis is given to the importance of early literacy.  The project targets Indigenous children to assist them become a functional part of the school community. 02 4423 5022
North East Riverina Rural Counselling Service (NERRCS) Riverina Communities: Building Our Future Together $158,875 The project facilitates access to support services and develops community capacity for the small Riverina communities of Temora, Barmedman, Oaklands, and Humula.   It strengthens the resilience of community members to deal with difficulties caused by the drought, through interactive workshops addressing issues such as management and leadership. 02 6927 2419
Northern Settlement Services Safe Arrival, Safe Families $52,224 The project helps African refugee families in the Newcastle and Hunter regions to integrate into the community and obtain an understanding of Australian parenting practices.  It provides information and equips them with life and relationship skills to assist in their transition into Australian society. 02 4969 3399
Panthers on the Prowl Limited School and School Community Support Program $70,685 The project helps children in the greater Penrith region at risk of disengaging from school due to emerging behaviour problems, attendance problems or poor performance. The service is provided in Penrith, Emu Plains, Glenmore Park, Kingswood, Tregear and Cambridge. High-profile sports people are provided as mentors for both students and parents, through individual and group workshops. 02 4725 6422
PlayAbility Inc Mobile Toy and Parenting Resource Service $95,353 The project provides a Mobile Toy and Parenting Resource Service targeted towards parents, families and children in the Bega Valley.  It provides parenting support and assistance, such as appropriate play and early childhood developmental information.  It also works closely with other early childhood services to provide referrals, particularly in remote communities 02 6496 1918
Port Stephens Family Support Service Inc Tilligerry Family Network Project $149,524 The project provides a range of parenting, life skills and relationship-building programs for families in the Tilligerry peninsula, through an early intervention children's service assisted by trained volunteers and a playtime group for 5 to 8 year olds. It is delivered in Raymond Terrace and Lemon Tree Passage and encourages a whole-of-community approach by instigating community collaboration in organising services and events. A supported playgroup activity is conducted. 02 4987 4674
Pottsville Beach Neighbourhood Centre Inc Pottsville Beach Neighbourhood Centre Coordination $82,000 The project coordinates family and community support activities in the Pottsville area of the Tweed Coast.  Events and activities meet the social, cultural, educational and welfare needs of local residents, and benefit young children and their families, young parents, Indigenous Australians, people seeking employment, people on income support, seniors and families affected by a disability. 02 6676 4555
Relationships Australia (NSW) Mudgin-Gal Healthy Family Circle Project $70,668 The project connects young Indigenous families of the Redfern area with local Indigenous family mentors for support, guidance and information.  It promotes healthy family relationships and increases knowledge of the risks and effects for young children of exposure to domestic violence and alcohol or drug abuse, following family breakdown. 02 9425 4908
Richmond Community Services Inc Tools for Parents 2 $79,531 The project provides parenting skills workshops to vulnerable parents, with children under eight years of age, living in the Hawkesbury region.  It also provides greater access to resources and services in the region. 02 4588 3503
Samaritans Foundation Maitland Young Parent Support and Outreach Project $66,625 The project delivered in Maitland and Clarence Town, provides support to young parents and their, giving them the confidence, skills and opportunities to develop better futures. It improves social networks, enhances parenting skills, facilitates access to services and increases economic independence. It also runs playgroups that enable children to develop social, creative, physical and early literacy skills. 02 4960 7100
Samaritans Foundation Samaritan Kinship Support Project $104,550 The project provides resource packages, an information and referral network, workshops, support groups and outings for carers. Services operating in Kanwal, Nelson Bay, Morriset, Cessnock, Charlestown, Fennell Bay, Harrington, Mayfield and Raymond Terrace, support children in kinship care and their primary carers in the Hunter and Central Coast region. 02 4960 7100
Scone Neighbourhood Resource Centre Inc The Virtual Shed $92,250 The project engages rural men through various workshops in the Upper Hunter region and facilitates discussion on topics such as drought, family breakdowns and parenting.  It provides opportunities for men to establish and maintain support networks, as well as a referral service to a range of community welfare, health and education agencies. 02 6545 2562
SDN Child and Family Services Pty Limited Family Resource Centre $75,850 The project assists parents with young children in the Parramatta region to enhance parenting skills, network with other parents, and link with childcare and preschool services.  Activities include playgroup, service information, stay and play sessions, supported access to childcare and preschool, home visits and volunteering training. 02 9897 3635
SDN Child and Family Services Pty Limited Partnerships With Parents $75,850 The project provides early intervention, prevention and community awareness activities to vulnerable parents and their children in the inner suburbs of Sydney, in and around Redfern and Waterloo. 02 9698 7253
Shine for Kids Cooperative Limited Breaking the Cycle - Supporting Children and Young People $107,120 The project improves the educational outcomes for children whose lives are touched by the criminal justice system.  It provides educational support for children and young people who visit the Winangaay Centre in Bathurst Prison.  A support person assists them individually with homework, writing, reading and researching projects on the internet.  Approximately 70 per cent of these young people are Indigenous. 02 9714 3000
Snowy Mountains Neighbourhood Centre Jindabyne Open Door Project $20,500 The project builds the capacity of the community and service providers to meet the needs of families in Jindabyne and the surrounding region.  It provides a 'one stop' information kiosk and a referral point for support services.  02 6457 1044
Southern Youth and Family Services Association Inc Supporting Young Parents Service Illawarra and Shoalhaven $184,500 The project provides support to young people and young parents aged 14 to 24 years who are vulnerable, disadvantaged homeless or those at risk of disadvantage and homelessness in the Wollongong and Shellharbour region. Delivered in Wollongong and Nowra, it provides opportunities for the development of skills, cultural identity and improved parenting. Formal and informal activities including Koori groups, to focus on social, parenting, relationship and teaching skills to enhance learning and practical life skills. 02 4228 1946
St Joseph's Family Services Family Journeys Project $102,500 The project conducts support programs, including playgroups, that respond to the specific needs of families in the Port Macquarie Hastings Local Government Area.  These programs enable participants to develop and strengthen parenting and relationship skills and build support networks to reduce isolation. 02 6583 6464
St Philip's Christian Education Foundation DALE Young Mothers Program $164,000 The project provides young mothers from Newcastle and Lake Macquarie with positive role models and practical life skills to break the cycle of disadvantage in their families.  It focuses on increasing educational and employment opportunities for participants, to help foster economic self-reliance. 02 4949 2929
St Vincent's Clinic Sisters of Charity Outreach Parent Support Program $74,057 The project provides education programs for parents from a culturally and linguistically diverse background with young children in the Liverpool area.  It focuses on parenting with young children, life skills, financial management, health and dietary strategies.  A counselling service and home visits are also available to assist disadvantaged mothers. 02 8382 6433
Stride Foundation Limited Sport Mentor $68,675 The project supports Indigenous adolescents in Coonamble who are disengaged from their school and education.  It assists with re-integration into school to continue education and improve employment prospects through mentoring programs that enable them to develop positive life skills, establish and achieve goals, and learn to cope with adversity. 03 9489 1611
Student Workplace Learning Program Inc Shoalhaven Youth Volunteering Initiative $70,725 The project increases participation in volunteering in the Shoalhaven area.  It provides students with better life skills and social capacity, and increases the participation of Indigenous students with service agencies, building their confidence and self-esteem, and increasing community connectedness. 02 4422 9011
SydWest Multicultural Services Inc Building Safe and Resilient CALD Families in Blacktown LGA $106,600 The project delivers peer mentoring for parents from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) families in Blacktown.  It assists them to develop the knowledge, attitudes and skills to address risk-taking behaviours in children and young people from refugee families. 02 9621 6633
The Family Centre REAL Skills $143,500 The project assists adolescents aged 11 to 16 years to develop the relationships skills to help them with the transition into adulthood.  It engages parents, teachers and the wider community through the development of support networks and community links between the Tweed Shire and the five participating high schools. 07 5524 8711
The Fatherhood Project Inc Bootcamp for New and Expectant Dads $16,400 The project is a mentoring scheme and skilling-up program for expectant and new fathers in the Lismore and Byron Shires. It is delivered in Lismore, Bangalow and Ballina and assists with the development of social networks for first-time fathers, who can suffer from feelings of isolation and who are reluctant to seek help through traditional networks. 02 6684 2309
The Neighbourhood House Life Skills for Blokes $46,217 The project supports and encourages men in the Coffs Harbour region to collaborate with each other, their families, and their community by engaging in educational, social, or information awareness activities.  Support workers deliver courses and also provide assistance, advocacy and referrals. 02 6658 4655
The Trustees of the Presentation Sisters Wagga Nano Nagle Camps $20,500 The project provides respite to both children and families in the Campbelltown area from the daily stresses of their lives.  Children participate in activities that increase their self-esteem and group work skills, while parents are provided with early intervention tools to reduce the level of family crisis. 02 4628 2928
The Trustees of The Society of St Vincent De Paul Animation Project (Campbelltown) $96,536 The project assists community organisations and groups in the Campbelltown region to develop local community action projects that address local priorities. Delivered in Campbelltown and Claymore, the project works to build positive partnerships between government and non-government service providers; develops regional networks; and provides forums and training to enhance the skills and capacities of individuals, families and the community. 02 4627 9177
UnitingCare NSW.ACT - Central Coast Warnervale Family and Community Centre $153,750 The project improves the wellbeing of families and the community of Warnervale through support services and community outreach events.  It conducts supported playgroups and parenting groups, and increases the number of volunteers involved in community based activities and services. 02 4325 9600
UnitingCare NSW.ACT - Mt Druitt St Marys Integrated Child and Family Centre $83,523 The project provides a family support service to parents with young children in the St Marys area.  It encourages families to develop self-help, relationship and leadership skills through a range of practical support linkages, drop-in and group activities including playgroup, as well as access to a community worker, home visits and referral to service providers. 02 4722 8023
Upper Hunter Community Services Inc Behaviour Management Parenting Program $41,000 This project provides parents and carers with the tools to understand and meet their children's developmental and behavioural needs.  It strengthens parenting skills and improves outcomes for children in the Muswellbrook area. 02 6542 3557
Workventures Limited Connect Micro Development Project $76,568 The project assists people in and around Airds to gain the knowledge and skills to develop a new small business or convert a hobby or skill into a new income stream, through workshops and events. 02 9282 6923
Workventures Limited Macquarie Fields CLEAR (Community Leadership Education and Resourcing) Project $107,253 The project helps disadvantaged young parents and families in Macquarie Fields to develop positive leadership, parenting, relationship and life skills.  Young parents participate in volunteer development and leadership training, with the aim to undertake employment or other further training. 02 9282 6923
Youth Insearch Foundation Inc Youth Support Project $271,625 The project offers support to young people throughout New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria.  It organises educational camps and activities designed to assist with the development of leadership skills and social networks, and to address issues of drug and alcohol abuse, family conflict and potential homelessness, physical and sexual abuse, and self harm. 02 9659 6122
YWCA of NSW Y Become a Leader? Your Skills, Your Experience, Your Life $56,375 The project develops leadership skills in the Campbelltown region through training/workshops covering interpersonal relations, public speaking, group dynamics, committee roles, networking and negotiating, financial literacy/awareness, accessing volunteer and vocational opportunities and positive adult role modelling. 02 9285 6243


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