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News - 14 November, 2019

Writing for Well-being

Writing for Well-being is an oppportunity to foster a sense of wellbeing, increase mindfulness and support personal growth. In a supportive group environment and through a range of writing activities you will have the opportunity to explore your personal stories in a creative and playful way.

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News - 08 November, 2019

Values Messaging strikes a chord in the East

On October 24th, Mark Chenery from Common Cause Australia presented a three hour session at Karralyka Centre in Ringwood on Values Based Messaging to 80 practitioners from the Inner and Outer East. Sponsored by the OEPCP, the event tickets were in high demand with a waiting list and a full house on the day. Mark […]

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News - 06 November, 2019

What’s Happening Locally in November?

Knox City Council Kidz Takeover Melbourne Street Eatz For the first time one of the biggest food festivals – Melbourne Street Eatz is coming to Knox! Maroondah City Council Maroondah Festival This year is our 30th Maroondah Festival so come along and help us celebrate at Town Park, Croydon Saoirse Performing Live Enjoy some great Irish music […]

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Training Initiative Linking Animal Abuse and Family Violence

Animal-3Rs  is a new training initiative through Edvos Education and Training which explores the link between animal abuse and family violence. Training is currently being offered to anyone who works with animals and the learning outcomes include: Responding appropriately to disclosures of family violence Referring animals and families on to specialist services for help and […]

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News - 30 October, 2019

A Powerful Story On Addiction

This is a powerful and moving story that was recently posted on ABC Online about one person’s struggles with mental health, trauma and the welfare system.

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News - 23 October, 2019

Community Program Opportunity Preventing Eating Disorders

The Butterfly Foundation is Australia’s largest charity supporting those affected by eating disorders and negative body image. We are currently looking for expressions of interest from local councils, youth, health and community organisations who would like a prevention-focussed community program to be delivered in their area in 2020. Our community programs include free parent seminars and […]

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News - 22 October, 2019

Historic Three Royal Commissions

The Royal Commissions into Aged Care Quality and Safety, Victoria’s Mental Health System and Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with a Disability are underway. They will provide significant opportunities to dramatically improve the safeguarding of rights and quality of services for all older people, those with disabilities, and those who experience mental illness. […]

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