MyLink - Port Stephens Community Information Hub

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MyLink is an online community information hub. It's purpose is to inform and connect community groups, service providers and members of the community.

This webpage provides information to local community service providers and community groups. This page is designed to provide an online noticeboard to share initiatives, training and community information that are of interest to you, your clients and stakeholders.

Information that you would like to be shared can be sent to us at mylink@portstephens.nsw.gov.au

If you can please include a brief description of your program or event, key information and contact details. Preferably please share a picture file if you would like to share an image.

Please allow one week for the noticeboard to be updated. All news stories can then be forwarded on with a click of the mouse button, via either email, Facebook, twitter or LinkedIn.

MyLink is an online community information hub. It's purpose is to inform and connect community groups, service providers and members of the community.

This webpage provides information to local community service providers and community groups. This page is designed to provide an online noticeboard to share initiatives, training and community information that are of interest to you, your clients and stakeholders.

Information that you would like to be shared can be sent to us at mylink@portstephens.nsw.gov.au

If you can please include a brief description of your program or event, key information and contact details. Preferably please share a picture file if you would like to share an image.

Please allow one week for the noticeboard to be updated. All news stories can then be forwarded on with a click of the mouse button, via either email, Facebook, twitter or LinkedIn.

  • SRC Small and Vital Grants

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    The Strengthening Rural Communities (SRC) Small & Vital stream gives small remote, rural and regional communities across Australia the opportunity to access funds for a broad range of initiatives that directly and clearly benefit local communities. Grants up to $10,000 are available for a broad range of grassroots, community-led initiatives that directly and clearly benefit local communities that strengthen local people, places and climate solutions, with a preference for smaller communities (populations under 15,000). Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis and assessed quarterly.

    Click here to read more.



  • Community Interagency meeting

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    Our next Community Interagency Meeting is:

    Date - Thursday 11 October 2022
    Time - 10:30am-11.30am
    Location - Committee Rooms, Port Stephens Council Raymond Terrace

    Alternatively, If you wish to attend virtually via zoom

    Meeting URL: https://portstephenscouncil.zoom.us/j/86249507782?pwd=OEd5K2k0MFZMRzZhQ3NVYzhnYzBxUT09

    Meeting ID: 862 4950 7782

    Passcode: 392024

  • IT'S ON! Taste Like Summer

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    We’re celebrating Summer with community connection, food and music. Join us this Summer on the first Saturday of every month!

    KAURAH: Friday - 2nd December - 6th January - 3rd February

    FERN BAY: Saturday - 3rd December - 7th January - 4th February

    LEMON TREE PASSAGE: Saturday - 17th December - 21st January - 18th February

    RAYMOND TERRACE: Friday - 16th December - 20th January - 17th February




  • Fully-Funded safeYARN

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    Fully funded RESTRICTED safeYARN

    Half Day in Person Course with only 30 Spaces available.

    This is an restricted workshop for new south wales community members under funding from NSW Health.


    Too read more and to book into the session click here


  • Men's Behaviour

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    Men’s Behaviour Change Program (MBCP) - Information

    The purpose of the MBCP is to advocate for the emotional and physical safety of women and children by helping men make choices that match their values and intentions to develop safe and respectful relationships.

    The MBCP offers men the following:

    • A therapeutic and supportive process that provides opportunities for lasting behaviour change

    • A space for men to courageously reflect upon their actions, values and goals for their relationships

    • Awareness of your patterns of behaviour and how they are influenced

    • Strategies to relate to your partner in healthy ways that meet your desire for a safe and respectful loving relationship

    • Opportunities to consider the feelings and needs of children, as a father or a male role model

    • Shared experiences, support and feedback from other men

    • Support, strategies, and education to process strong emotions in healthy ways


    Click here to read more about about this program and how you can register to be part of it

  • A free workshop delivered by The Family Action Centre

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    1 - 2 - 3 Magic & Emotion Coaching - Parenting Program

    Learn to manage difficult behavior in children 2-12

    3 2hour sessions program for parents, grandparents and careers

    Raymond Terrace Library | 18a Sturgeon Street | Wednesday 16th, 23rd and 30th November | 12-12:30pm | FREE


    Bookings are essential so click here to reserve your spot

  • Accidental Counsellor Foundations 1 Day Workshop

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    1 Day Accidental Counsellor Foundations workshop enables a frontline worker or caregiver to better listen out for:

    - Domestic and family violence

    - A mental health problem

    - risk of suicide

    To learn more about this workshop and to book your spot please click here

  • Write Inspire Transform Heal

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    Join best-selling author & writing coach Jas Rawlinson for an inspiring day of writing & storytelling, exclusively for domestic violence survivors.

    Friday Nov 11th | 10am – 2pm | Maitland Regional Art Gallery

    Wednesday Nov 16th | 10am – 2pm | Maitland Regional Art Gallery

    To reserve your spot contact: 4934 2585 or info@carriesplace.org.au


  • Communities for Children FP

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    Communities for Children Facilitating Partner (CfC FP) is a place based initiative that develops and facilitates a whole of community approach to support and enhance early childhood development and wellbeing for children from birth to 12 years.

    Communities for Children Raymond Terrace - Karuah has been operating since 2004. The site includes Tanilba Bay-Lemon Tree Passage and Tea Gardens-Hawks Nest.

    In December 2021 the Facilitating Partner completed extensive Community Strategic Planning to inform priorities for 2022 -2026. This involved data analysis, community consultation and forums and priority setting. The Facilitating Partner contracts service delivery to address identified and demonstrated community needs (through the following five Community Partners), and actively supports service provider networks, sector engagement and capacity building.

    A Committee of local leaders and influencers continues to guide, advise and inform Communities for Children, and is the basis for a Collective Impact coalition.


    Too read more and view the 2022-2024 Program Overview click here

  • Women's Return to Work Program

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    Applications are Open

    The Return to Work Program is for women who have been unemployed for 30 days or more and intend to return to work within 6 months.

    A Return to Work Coordinator will help you develop a plan to find employment, including linking you to a range of NSW Government support services.

    As part of the program, one-off grants of up to $5,000 will be made available to eligible women to purchase approved goods and services such as:

    • education and training

    • support material for courses

    • work necessities such as specialist clothing, equipment and IT

    • transportation costs

    • childcare and respite.

    You can apply by clicking here and following the instructions via the QR codes or Calling on 13 77 88

Page last updated: 29 Nov 2022, 01:59 PM