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City of Parramatta Community Capacity Building Annual Grants Information Sessions

City of Parramatta's Annual Community Capacity Building grants round will be open from Monday, 31 January 2022 and close on Monday, 7 March 2022, 4.00pm. Council is offering multiple short information sessions across February to help potential applicants understand how to complete the application form for this grant.


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Growing Social Enterprise in Parramatta: City of Parramatta Council Grant Information Sessions

The City of Parramatta is delivering short information sessions to provide guidance for social enterprises interested in applying for the Annual Growing Social Enterprise in Parramatta Grant. The Annual Grants Round opens on 31 January 2022. Each information session will refer to the application form and cover:


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Parramatta Get Into Nature: Forest Therapy Walk - 13 February 2022, Epping

Take some time for yourself and get some much needed Vitamin N(ature) with City of Parramatta Bushcare Team. Originating from Japan, Shinrin-yoku (forest therapy) is a mindfulness practice that aims to improve wellbeing by immersing your senses in nature. Join this quiet and reflective guided walk through nature.


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Parramatta Clean Up Australia Day 2022

There has never been a better time to tackle the surge in single-use disposable items, such as takeaway coffee cups, food packaging, masks and sanitised wipes due to COVID, all of which have polluted local parks, bushland, streets and waterways. You can clean up a local park, creek or bushland


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Job Seeking Skills Workshop - 22 February 2022, Online

Are you looking for a job and need help? This workshop by City of Parramatta Library in partnership with Navitas aims to increase the participants’ job readiness and will cover three components: resume writing, addressing selection criteria and interview techniques.


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Reminder: City of Parramatta Council Grants & Outcomes Measurement: What You Need to Know - February 2022, Online & Parramatta

City of Parramatta is offering short workshops on Outcomes Measurement for community projects and specifically for City of Parramatta Council Annual Community Grant applications - Capacity Building and Social Enterprise Grants, which will open 31 January 2022. Each workshop will cover:


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Reminder: City of Parramatta Creative Grants & Fellowship Information Sessions - February 2022, Online

City of Parramatta Community Grants will be open from Monday, 31 January 2022. They have scheduled two online information sessions specifically for the Creative Grants, on Tuesday, 8 February 2022, 10.00am, or Wednesday, 9 February 2022, 5.00pm. The sessions will be run on Zoom.


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Complex Case Management - 14-15 February 2022, Online

This interactive workshop by Centre for Community Welfare Training (CCWT) explores and extends the skills, knowledge, attitudes and strategies needed to provide high quality case management support to clients. Participants will have opportunities to share and increase knowledge and to practice and refine skills


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Online Software to Assist with TEI Reforms & Data Exchange (DEX) Data Collection for DCJ Reporting?

Discounts apply if purchasing prior to June 30 2022. Community Data Solutions is a leading software provider for Not-for-Profit and Community Services agencies in Australia, and they have affordable software solutions available for both managing your organisation's confidential client data and at the same time


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Unit Costing for Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) Services - 22 February 2022, Online

The workshop by Western Sydney Community Forum (WSCF) will help CHSP providers calculate their unit costs and apply the unit costing tool. Being able to calculate your unit costs will help confirm if your organisation can deliver the contracted service at the Department of Health's offered unit price.


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CALD / Refugees

The Importance of Mental Health Session in Farsi & Dari - 25 February 2022, Online

This session by City of Parramatta Library in partnership with Bilingual Hospital 2 Home-One Door Mental Health is to introduce mental health and its importance in everyday lives in Farsi / Dari for the Afghan and the Persian community. This session will explain issues such as:


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Managing COVID-19 at Home: A Guide for Family & Friend Carers

This new brief guide by Carers NSW contains key official information and additional resources to assist carers in NSW to plan ahead and manage COVID-19 at home. Sections include: Preparing for COVID-19; Finding out if you Need to Self-isolate; Self-isolating Safely; and Managing Practical Challenges


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Health & Wellbeing

Understanding Schizophrenia - 15 February 2022, Online

Schizophrenia, like many mental health conditions, is often misunderstood, stigmatised, and portrayed in popular culture in negative ways. This workshop by Western Sydney Recovery College aims to help people living with schizophrenia and their families, friends and carers to better understand what a diagnosis


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Understanding Trauma - 24 February 2022, Online

This course by Western Sydney Recovery College will provide an understanding of how trauma can be triggered during stressful events. Dr Bruce Perry’s ‘Three R’s: Regulate, Relate and Reason’ provides a framework for service users and service providers that uses calm connection as a means to improve


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Black Dog Institute Community Webinars February-March 2022

Upcoming webinars by the Black Dog Institute during February-March 2022 include: INSIGHT - Understanding Mental Health for Young People; Mental Fitness for Young People; Navigating your Teen’s Mental Health; and Breaking Down Depression & Building Resilience.


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Accidental Counsellor Workshop - 7-8 February 2022, Online

Workers who are not employed as counsellors often find themselves placed in an impromptu counselling role as a result of issues or requests for help that arise from contact with clients in their workplace setting. They feel they can’t refuse to help, but how do they respond? Without the clarity and assurance


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LGBTIQ

Queer Screen's 29th Mardi Gras Film Festival - 23 February 2022, Parramatta

Event Cinemas Parramatta will host a night of $10 Community Screenings from Queer Screen's 29th Mardi Gras Film Festival, on 23 February 2022: "Seyran Ateş: Sex, Revolution and Islam" (at 6.00pm) and "Kapana" (at 8.00pm).


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Young People

Engaging & Supporting Young People - 8-9 February 2022, Online

The workshop by Centre for Community Welfare Training (CCWT) is open to anyone working with young people. Working with young people means catching their attention, firing their imaginations, doing ‘something’ so they will connect with what is happening and how it is happening. And sometimes the young person


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