Would you love to share your digital skills and knowledge to assist people become more confident with their devices and increase community connections? Digital Mentor volunteers share their digital skills and knowledge with community members in a volunteer capacity within the Leep in Lab Project.
Uniting Recovery is holding two classes in May for carers of people living with mental illness: "Substance Use and Mental Illness" and "Managing Stress and Increasing Resilience". These classes are free to families and carers of those with a mental illness who live in Western Sydney or Nepean Blue Mountains.
The NSW Council for Intellectual Disability wants to hear from people aged between 18 and 65 with an intellectual disability who use a phone, computer or iPad. They are holding meetings for individuals with an intellectual disability who live in the Hawkesbury or Blue Mountains areas, their carers, family members and support people to discuss how they use their devices.
Applications are now open for the 2017 Penrith LGA ClubGRANTS Category 1 program. This community development funding program is sponsored by local registered clubs and coordinated by Penrith City Council. The scheme offers funding to community development and support projects in the local area.
This year’s Western Sydney Apprenticeship and Traineeship Expo will be held on Tuesday 29 August at the Penrith Panthers Marquee. Last year, the Expo attracted over 4000 attendees from the Greater Western Sydney region and 90 exhibitors. This year, the organising committee is aiming to eclipse this by increasing Expo promotion
The 2017 Western Sydney Aboriginal Men’s Group meeting calendar is now available. The group meets on the last Friday of each month and provides a safe place where Aboriginal men can come to share their life experiences and have a sense of belonging. The group has been running for over 15 years.
Upcoming training and events include:
- Translating Neuroscience into Your Practice with Children
- Working with the Brain in Mind
- Pre-colonisation, Community, Kinship & Cultural Complexities