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Children’s Fun Day

The Kingswood Park Kids Fun Day was held during the Christmas School Holidays as part of a Kingswood Park Kids Collective Community Grant established prior to COVID-19. The children held meetings and ... Posted on

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Bra Gifting Days are helping women and girls receive extra support

This term, the NCNS Community Development team hosted two Bra Gifting Days thanks to Support the Girls Australia. Support the Girls Austra... Posted on

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More than a word, a reflection on the Apology

Today is the 13th Anniversary of the National Apology to the stolen generations by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd.  2021 is also the 20th anniversary for Reconciliation Australia. This years t... Posted on

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School Holiday Program January 2021

The NCNS Youth School Holiday Program is a great way for young people to meet new people in a safe, respectful environment. The young people are so accepting of new people. Participants get to indul... Posted on

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We have a bunch of fun at Summer Lunch

This year we held our annual Summer Lunch in January at Kooly to welcome the community back into our centre after our much needed Christmas & New Year break. 2020 was a crazy year for all of us so... Posted on

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Not your normal NAIDOC Week – We celebrate at SRAC event and reminisce on past NAIDOC Cups

Always Was, Always Will Be was the theme for this year 2020 NAIDOC EVENT. NAIDOC Week celebrates the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people ... Posted on

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NCNS Celebrates the important role Grandparents play in families

This year we celebrated grandparent’s day through our at Braddock Playtime Playgroup, Koolyangarra Aboriginal Supported Playgroup and our Dark Emus Aboriginal Supported Playgroup. We had over 50 com... Posted on

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A friendly update from our Functional Family Therapy – Child Welfare team

The Functional Family Therapy – Child Welfare (FFT-CW) team continues in full swing. As we prepare to depart a challenging 2020 (thanks Covid-19) and enter a new year, here are some of our reflectio... Posted on

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How young people are working on their team work, communication & imagination

The NCNS Youth team have done something a bit different this term with their Monday afternoon activity at our Youth Hub. Youth workers, Sami & Joe decided to start playing Dungeons & Dragons w... Posted on

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Children’s Week Celebration

On Monday we celebrated Children’s week. This year’s theme is ‘INCRC Article 15 – Children have the right to meet together and join groups and organisations as long as it does not stop other p... Posted on

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56 dogs and 33 cats vaccinated, microchipped and given health checks in Cranebrook

On Saturday the 17th, Cranebrook Neighbourhood Centre opened its doors and welcomed cats and dogs from the local community. We held our Vaccination and Microchipping day in partnership with... Posted on

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Penrith Rams helping our KP Kids play & experience playing a team sport

On Tuesday 20th October the Kingswood Park Kids Group started back after the school holidays. This term we are lucky enough to have the Penrith Rams who will be coming to group each week a... Posted on

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Young people enjoyed exciting adventures during our School Holiday Program

Sami & Joe from the NCNS Youth Team were super excited to run the holiday program this school holidays (all be it with limited numbers) so they could take young people out of the house and out of ... Posted on

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New culture and creative arts program, NICE launched

NCNS was incredibly excited the launch our new culture and creative arts program, Nations In Cultural Exchange (NICE) at the beginning of this month. This program is facilitated by Jie Pittman, who be... Posted on

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Young People thrive in Art Tasters Program

What a great experience it was for Sami and I to co-ordinate and be involved in the Art Tasters Program. The Art Tasters Program evolved from the interest displayed in art by young people on the Magne... Posted on

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Me & Bub Pop Up

Me and Bub is an opportunity for community to come together and share their stories and journeys about parenthood. Many parents face challenges with raising children and often believe that they are al... Posted on

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National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day 2020

The theme for National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day was ‘We are elders of tomorrow, Hear our voice.’ This is an important event to engage families in culture and to rec... Posted on

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Kingswood Park Kids

Kingswood Park Kids are back in action, moving to a new location at North Penrith Community Centre, due to Covid-19 restrictions. On Tuesday afternoons the group will either walk or some catch our ... Posted on

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FoodREDi Program

Before the world was sent into chaos due to Covid-19, NCNS was delivering a 6 week FoodREDi Program with 10 participants from Cranebrook, Glenmore Park and Kingswood Park. The FoodREDi Program help... Posted on

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Do you need help completing your tax return?

Haven’t done your tax yet? Don’t fret! You may be eligible to get your tax done for FREE with our tax help volunteer! What is the Tax Help Pr... Posted on

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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... Posted on

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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... Posted on

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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... Posted on

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Communities Team & Aboriginal Programs Update April 2020

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Closing the Gap Team Update April 2020

Closing the Gap (CTG)  In... Posted on

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Functional Family Therapy – Child Welfare Update April 2020

Here at FFT-CW, we h... Posted on

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Youth Team Update April 2020

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Early Childhood Team Update April 2020

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Anzac Day Poppies Craft

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Self Care Resources

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