MyLink - Port Stephens Community Information Hub

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

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.

To obtain a reminder to check out the mylink online noticeboard please subscribe to mylink@portstephens.nsw.gov.au

Alternatively, Mylink subscribers can register and follow this page to receive update notifications.

Any feedback you have on the functionality of the page is most welcome.

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

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.

To obtain a reminder to check out the mylink online noticeboard please subscribe to mylink@portstephens.nsw.gov.au

Alternatively, Mylink subscribers can register and follow this page to receive update notifications.

Any feedback you have on the functionality of the page is most welcome.

  • Safe Places Emergency Accommodation - Grant

    27 days ago

    The objective of the grant opportunity is to deliver new emergency and crisis accommodation for women and children experiencing domestic and family violence. It could also fund purchasing/renovations/repurposing of buildings, where it creates new emergency accommodation.

    Closes 14 February 2020

    Find more here

    The objective of the grant opportunity is to deliver new emergency and crisis accommodation for women and children experiencing domestic and family violence. It could also fund purchasing/renovations/repurposing of buildings, where it creates new emergency accommodation.

    Closes 14 February 2020

    Find more here

  • Motor Neurone disease Workshop - Friday 28 February

    27 days ago

    The aim of the MND Aware face to face training is to facilitate an awareness of the impact of motor neurone disease (MND), inform and resource front line staff on effective ways of responding to people with MND and enhance the capacity of existing services to more appropriately meet the needs of people with MND.

    The Gosford workshop will be held at The Gosford RSL Club, The Pacific room, 26 Central Coast Hwy, West Gosford from 10am–3pm on Friday 28 February 2020.

    This MND Aware training is for:

    • health, allied health and palliative care professionals
    • community, home care, disability...

    The aim of the MND Aware face to face training is to facilitate an awareness of the impact of motor neurone disease (MND), inform and resource front line staff on effective ways of responding to people with MND and enhance the capacity of existing services to more appropriately meet the needs of people with MND.

    The Gosford workshop will be held at The Gosford RSL Club, The Pacific room, 26 Central Coast Hwy, West Gosford from 10am–3pm on Friday 28 February 2020.

    This MND Aware training is for:

    • health, allied health and palliative care professionals
    • community, home care, disability and aged care workers
    • coordinators of support and key workers
    • NDIA staff, planner and Local Area Coordinators
    • MAC and RAS staff

    You will learn about:

    • the impact of MND
    • effective ways of responding to people with MND

    The cost is $120 per person and includes lunch, a training booklet and certificate of attendance. By completing this course participants are eligible to receive up to 5 Continuing Professional Development points (CPD) as part of their ongoing professional development obligations.

    Find out more and book here

  • Caring for a child with a disability? Workshop 20 Feb Raymond Terrace

    30 days ago

    Carers NSW will hold an information workshop for parents of children under 12 with a disability in Raymond Terrace on the 20 February 2020. 9:30am to 2pm at the Raymond Terrace Bowling Club.

    Download the flyer here


    Carers NSW will hold an information workshop for parents of children under 12 with a disability in Raymond Terrace on the 20 February 2020. 9:30am to 2pm at the Raymond Terrace Bowling Club.

    Download the flyer here


  • International Women's Day Scholarships - 3 $1000 Scholarships

    30 days ago
    Internationalwomensday

    The Port Stephens International Women's Day Scholarship Program encourages women to achieve their goals.

    These scholarships support Council's efforts to create a community where women are safe, healthy, equally represented and valued for their contribution to society.

    We offer 3 scholarships for women aged 16 years and older of $1000 each. The scholarships are to assist a woman to achieve an important goal and contribute to their community — across arts, culture, environment, business, community, health or sport during 2020.

    2020 Applications are open from 17 January to 16 February 2020.


    Find out more here

    The Port Stephens International Women's Day Scholarship Program encourages women to achieve their goals.

    These scholarships support Council's efforts to create a community where women are safe, healthy, equally represented and valued for their contribution to society.

    We offer 3 scholarships for women aged 16 years and older of $1000 each. The scholarships are to assist a woman to achieve an important goal and contribute to their community — across arts, culture, environment, business, community, health or sport during 2020.

    2020 Applications are open from 17 January to 16 February 2020.


    Find out more here

  • Free Legal Advice - Newcastle University

    30 days ago
    Freelegal


    Free Legal Advice at Merewether Surf Club

    Find out more here


    Free Older Persons Legal Clinic ever Wednesday 9am-12pm during University semesters. Find out more here


    Free Legal Advice at Merewether Surf Club

    Find out more here


    Free Older Persons Legal Clinic ever Wednesday 9am-12pm during University semesters. Find out more here

  • Free 2 Day Domestic Violence Training - Lifelife

    about 1 month ago
    Lifeline training dv

    Book training here

    Book training here

  • 2019-20 Paterson Volunteer Grants - Closes 24 January

    about 1 month ago

    Volunteer Grants aim to support the efforts of Australia’s volunteers as well as to encourage and increase participation in volunteering. The grants provide small amounts of money that organisations and community groups can use to help their volunteers.

    The objectives of Volunteer Grants are to:

    1. help community organisations to support the efforts of Australia’s volunteers
    2. help community organisations to support the inclusion of vulnerable people through volunteering
    3. encourage, support and increase participation in volunteering.

    The intended outcome of the program is to strengthen community functioning by increasing participation in volunteering.

    Grants Available:

    Grants of between $1,000 and...

    Volunteer Grants aim to support the efforts of Australia’s volunteers as well as to encourage and increase participation in volunteering. The grants provide small amounts of money that organisations and community groups can use to help their volunteers.

    The objectives of Volunteer Grants are to:

    1. help community organisations to support the efforts of Australia’s volunteers
    2. help community organisations to support the inclusion of vulnerable people through volunteering
    3. encourage, support and increase participation in volunteering.

    The intended outcome of the program is to strengthen community functioning by increasing participation in volunteering.

    Grants Available:

    Grants of between $1,000 and $5,000 are available to eligible not-for-profit community organisations. A total of up to $66,000 (GST exclusive) is available across the Paterson electorate.

    Find out more here


  • Bushfire Recovery Assitance - NSW government

    about 1 month ago

    A list of services and payments available here

    A list of services and payments available here

  • Women's Safety : Your voice for our future 30 January

    about 1 month ago
    Dv poster

    The Hunter Regional Domestic Violence Committee is bringing together

    • Minister for Domestic Violence, Mark Speakman
    • Shadow Minister for Domestic Violence, Trish Doyle
    • Womens' Safety NSW CEO Hayley Foster
    • NSW Northern Region Domestic Violence Police Sponsor

    For a talk on their priorities and commitments on DV followed by a Q&A

    Find more information and to book here


    The Hunter Regional Domestic Violence Committee is bringing together

    • Minister for Domestic Violence, Mark Speakman
    • Shadow Minister for Domestic Violence, Trish Doyle
    • Womens' Safety NSW CEO Hayley Foster
    • NSW Northern Region Domestic Violence Police Sponsor

    For a talk on their priorities and commitments on DV followed by a Q&A

    Find more information and to book here


  • Partnering for SDA Outcomes - Free Breakfast

    about 1 month ago
    Sda

    Compass housing is hosting a breakfast to explore SDA pathways and capacity- building on 19th Wednesday February 2020.

    Find more and book here


    Compass housing is hosting a breakfast to explore SDA pathways and capacity- building on 19th Wednesday February 2020.

    Find more and book here