- Category: Peak Bodies
- Published: Monday, 26 June 2017 23:35
"Never give up on someone with a mental illness. When "I" is replaced with "We", Illness becomes Wellness." Shannon L. Adler
Attached a copy of the June 2017 Geelong Bipolar Support Group meeting details flyer.
The BeyondNow suicide safety plan app allows a user to develop their own safety plan for use when suicidal thoughts arise.
Following is some information about a digital campaign we'd love you to get behind in the coming days/ weeks.
As you may know, City of Melbourne Councillors are now scheduled to vote on the proposed homeless bylaws on 25 July.
Congratulations Meredith. Looking forward to the read - http://www.standard.net.au/story/4698551/book-tells-local-love-tale/?cs=72
National Shelter, Community Sector Banking and SGS Economics and Planning have formed a partnership to develop and release the Rental Affordability Index (RAI) every six months. https://www.sgsep.com.au/publications/rental-affordability-index
BSWHN Coordinator - the average individual / family on Newstart will vary between $13,000 and $30,000 depending on personal circumstance. Try entering "Household income" at $50,000, any bedroom size, and you can see the challenge people living on Centrelink have in locating rental proproties. I have attached the Centrlink Payment Guide as reference.
YWCA Housing has been successful in its bid to head lease 4 x 2 bed properties for women in the Geelong Region.
Please find recent article on aged housing affordability from the Ageing Agenda periodical.
My colleagues working out of The Salvation Army Church here in Portland, are offering a once a month FREE Soup and Rolls lunch, for the next few months, and inviting people from all walks of life in, for hot soup on a cold day. Every third Wednesday of each month, times and location as indicated on the flyer.