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StandBy Response Service

The StandBy Response Service is a community-based postvention program delivered by Northern Rivers Social Development Council providing 24-hour response to friends, families, associates and communities bereaved by suicide. Suicide is a time of immense crisis and the tragedy of suicide loss can create trauma, deeply affecting individuals, families and entire communities. In many cases those bereaved do not know where to turn for help or how to find supports that may already exist. The Standby Response Service provides a reliable single point of service coordination and contact, offering respect, understanding and support for the health and well being of people bereaved by suicide, Call 0417 119298 - 24 hours 7 days per week

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Welcome to the website of the Northern Rivers Social Development Council (NRSDC), a community-based not-for-profit organisation that promotes fairness and social inclusion in the Northern Rivers region of NSW. Our vision, simply put is ...together in a fair community. NRSDC supports the most vulnerable people in our community and strengthens communities by providing opportunities and services to alleviate disadvantage, engaging in advocacy and promotion, informing and educating people, organisations and government as well as encouraging partnerships, research and planning for future needs.


Latest News

Ageing and Disability Digest Aug 2014

The August 2014 Ageing and Disability Digest is now ready to download!

August Ageing and Disability Digest 2014

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Call Out for Sponsors for the Community Sector Awards

We are still looking for sponsors for this year’s Community Sector Awards event to be held on Saturday 22nd November at the Lismore City Hall.

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Dementia Care Courses

The DementiaCare resource and training network runs fully facilitated dementia eLearning programs fully funded by NSW Health. There are currently three courses available.

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NSW Carers Strategy Launched

Minister for Ageing and Disability Services, the Hon. John  Ajaka MLC, released the NSW Carers Strategy at NSW Parliament House on 7 August 2014.

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Aboriginal Disability Network Conference

There’s a conference in Newcastle on 1st and 2nd October, for Aboriginal people with disability. The conference will explore how they can prepare for the changes to the disability service system.

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Allsorts Ages 12-24 Event

There’s a social event for young people on 19 September, 7-10pm at Kyogle Memorial Hall.

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Cross Cultural Awareness Workshop

A Cross Cultural Awareness Workshop facilitated by Roy Gordon and Liz Lewis will be held in Coffee Camp Hall on Tuesday, September 9. 10% of funds goes to support the Bundjalung Elders Council.

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Secondary Dwelling Info Pack

Lismore City Council has now prepared a secondary dwelling information pack. The aim is to encourage more residents to build secondary dwellings (granny flats) in urban areas.

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New Disability Inclusion Act: NCOSS Viewpoint

Last week the NSW Parliament passed the Disability Inclusion Act 2014. The new legislation replaces the Disability Services Act 1993, and updates NSW legislation to fit with contemporary approaches to disability.

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Public Participation: NCOSS Research

How do you have a say in the decisions that affect you or have a voice on important issues for NSW? That is the focus of a research project NCOSS is undertaking into public participation.

Public participation is about people having a say in decisions that affect them. It means people are not only involved in government decision-making processes but they can potentially influence the outcome of those processes.

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Creative Innovation 2015 Asia Pacific

INNOVATION - Ci2015 on March 23-25 2015 will feature over 40 global leaders, innovators and thinkers. It will deliver world class creative ideas and pragmatic solutions and will offer credible forecasts, strategies and practices to help transform you and the leadership of your NFP organisation.

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Social Leadership Scholarships

Social Leadership Australia (SLA) is offering $80,000 worth of scholarships for not-for-profit and community sector leaders to participate in the 2015 Sydney Leadership Program. Sydney Leadership is a unique 8-month program that aims to foster new leadership skills and a new determination to create lasting, positive social change.

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