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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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Suicide Call Back service: 1300 659 467

 

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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

Northern Rivers Transport Guide- tell us what you think

 

We are seeking your input into the evaluation of the recent Northern Rivers Transport Guide.

 

If you can spare a few minutes to fill out this short survey we would be very grateful

 
My Story - My People

My Story - My People

Stories about older gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people’s experiences of aged care.

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NRSDC and YCNC are merging! Please give us your feedback

Northern Rivers Social Development Council and Youth Connections North Coast will officially merge into a new entity in October 2014. Following years of collaboration and partnership work, we are excited by the opportunity to deepen and strengthen our organisation and to continue to build social inclusion and wellbeing in our communities .... and they'd like your feedback via a short survey.

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Connecting Home

NRSDC and the Communities North Consortium are delivering specialist homelessness services across the Northern District including Tweed, Byron, Ballina, Lismore, Kyogle, Richmond and Clarence Local Government Areas. We are currently in a period of transition, working towards full mobilisation and service delivery by 1 November 2014. Specialist Homelessness Service response will include:

  • Youth (16 – 24)
  • Accommodation Support Program (18+)
  • Specialist Complex Case (18+)
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Vacancies: Aboriginal Ability Link Workers

Aboriginal Ability Links NSW is a NSW government funded program. Aboriginal Linkers will be a local point of contact for Aboriginal people with disabilities. Aboriginal Linkers will walk alongside Aboriginal people to achieve their life goals by supporting and connecting them to services, local businesses and community.

The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporation, Community Transport Network (NATSICCTN) is currently seeking to employ 5 Aboriginal Ability Link workers in various regions, including the Northern Rivers.

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FundAbility Grant Program

FundAbility is a new grant program to make communities more inclusive of children and young people who have a disability.

Up to $37,500 is on offer for local communities to include people with disability.

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Indigenous Advancement Strategy Grants

The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs has announced the opening of the first round of grant funding under the Indigenous Advancement Strategy. The round will be open for six weeks, closing on 17 October 2014.

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Lismore City Council Youth Activities Funding

Funding projects for young people: Applications are now invited from community groups to undertake projects and activities for young people aged 12 to 25 years in the Lismore Local Government Area.

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Public participation in NSW

Do you feel you can have a say in public issues that are important to you? NCOSS is looking at how to improve public participation in NSW and they want to know your views.  

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National Survey: headspace

The Australian Government has commissioned the Social Policy Research Centre to evaluate headspace, the National Youth Mental Health Foundation. As part of this evaluation, we are conducting a national survey of service provider and stakeholder organisations who are affiliated with youth mental health care and the connected service system. The aim of the survey is to examine the connections between headspace centres, local service providers, and the broader service system.

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NCOSS Says: Rebuilding social and affordable housing in NSW

Housing affordability and social housing shortages are well known issues in this state.

People’s well being is so contingent on access to secure, affordable housing that is connected to transport and jobs, to education and support services.

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Social Change Cabaret - Participants Wanted

This year, RealArtWorks.Inc are hosting "THE MOST KABARET, I am alive!"  at the Lismore Workers Club, Friday 31st October 2014

The Cabaret will advocate for social change and celebrate our diverse and rich culture in the Northern Rivers. The Cabaret is all inclusive and will showcase the talents of local artists with/without disability.

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