Community Visitors Scheme – 30 years of friendship

Community Visitors Scheme – 30 years of friendship

Celebrating three decades of companionship for older Australians. The Community Visitors Scheme is a national program, funded by the Australian Government, aimed at reducing social isolation for older Australians living in residential aged care or at home alone....
Summer 2022/23 Vacation Club is open for bookings

Summer 2022/23 Vacation Club is open for bookings

Cool off during the summer school break with Vacation Club. But get in quick! We have a limited number of spaces available for children and they’re filling up fast. Rainbow Region Kids is now taking bookings for Summer Vacation Club, running over the December...
Looking for women with skills and knowledge to share

Looking for women with skills and knowledge to share

New Generations values women’s knowledge and skills. There are many women throughout Northern NSW that hold important knowledge, skills, language and cultural practices that are at risk of being lost. New Generations is a volunteering service that encourages...
Workshops to help locals out of the poverty trap

Workshops to help locals out of the poverty trap

New workshops for financially disadvantaged people in Northern NSW will help people out of financial crisis. You may be aware that we provide a suite of wrap-around support services for disadvantaged people, tailored to each person’s individual circumstances....
Building resilience that matters

Building resilience that matters

Laurie reflects on five years of work with Community Gateway. Laurie works in our community hub, providing direct support and crisis relief to vulnerable people. Prior to the floods, Laurie was busy enough. But since February, requests for our support have increased...
Want more company in your life?

Want more company in your life?

The Community Visitors Scheme improves quality of life for older people by growing social connections, and we deliver the scheme throughout Northern NSW. But how does it work? We interview, match, orientate and approve, friendly volunteer visitors to older people in...

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