Term 3 2020 Updates

Our team is extremely excited for Term 3, as we are able to recommence most of our regular groups, of course, with social distancing measures in place to keep our workers & the community safe. For

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Science Day in the Park

The shutdown was challenging for many people in the community, and especially for children who are used to going to school and seeing their fri

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May Newsletter

2 months ago if you told me we would be in isolation and that for weeks we would only be allowed out of our homes for essential reasons, I would have laughed and said, no way, not here! I did not e

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Communities Team & Aboriginal Programs Update April 2020

The Community Development

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Closing the Gap Team Update April 2020

Closing the Gap (CTG)  In

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Functional Family Therapy – Child Welfare Update April 2020

Here at FFT-CW, we h

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Youth Team Update April 2020

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Early Childhood Team Update April 2020

This has been a challeng

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Anzac Day Poppies Craft

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Self Care Resources

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COVID-19 update from NCNS

Now, more than ever, as our whole community faces challenging and uncertain times, we renew our focus on empower

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Women’s Health Snapshots

 

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Volunteer Spotlight: Emelita Aguda Howlett

This month, we would like to shine the spotlight on one of our outstanding volunteers, Emelita Aguda Howlett, who has had not only a huge impact on her local community but has also been an enormous he

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You need to know about the 715 Health Check 

You may be wondering, what on earth is a 715 Health Check. Well don’t worry, you are not alone.  The good news is that we have spoken to Rodney Matthews, NCNS Aboriginal Program Manager of our Clos

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We are #EachforEqual

The International Women’s Day website states that, “The IWD 2020 campaign theme is drawn from the notion of ‘Collective Individualism.’ We are all parts of a whole. Our individual actions,

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Hire our hall for your next meeting, group or function

Are you looking for a space for a group, activity, meetings or  function? At South Penrith Neighbourhood Centre, we have a small meeting room or large hall available for hire. Our small meeting ro

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NCNS celebrates Seniors Week with Trivia & Brainteasers

This year we celebrated Seniors Week with a fun filled morning of trivia and brain teasers followed by a delicious lunch. We were joined by over 30 seniors who came from all over Penrith. While they c

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Horse Care Program successfully teaches youth empathy

The NCNS Youth Horse Care program during Term 4, 2019 provided an opportunity for young people to learn new skills and experience the value of volunteering in the community. The need for this type of

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Family therapy sees positive changes in local families

Functional Family Therapy – Child Welfare (FFT-CW) is a model of therapy that works with families who have child protection concerns. We have the privilege of working with local fam

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NCNS supported playgroups have a plan and a purpose

NCNS has 3 Supported Playgroups; Kooly Aboriginal Supported Playgroup, St Marys Aboriginal Supported Playgroup and Braddock Playtime Playgroup. You may be thinking, is there really a difference betwee

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