Issue 37.17 16 October 2017

Youth Program: Create - Do you have something to say? - Wednesdays from 18 October 2017  north  west

Pathways Directory of Parenting and Relationship Courses - Term 4, 2017

The Garden - Fridays, 20 October to 8 December 2017  south

An infant/toddler group 0 to 4 years and their parent(s) at Hackham West Children's Centre. Click here for more information about Together 4 Kids and here for the referral form.

NDIS Western Information Session- 1 November 2017  west

UnitingSA, formerly UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide, is running a free NDIS information session.  This will provide you with some information and answer your questions around the scheme and eligibility.

Bringing Up Great Kids - Tuesdays, 7 November to 5 December 2017  north

  • Learning more about the origins of your own parenting style
  • Identifying important messages and how to convey these
  • Understand the messages of your child’s behaviour
  • Discover ways to take care of yourself and find support
  • Develop strategies to manage your parenting

Healthy Hearts, Healthy Homes: Families in Focus - 16 November 2017  west

A workshop which focuses on practical ways to improve relationships. Topics covered include communication, conflict resolution, relationship repair and emotional safety. Suitable for individuals and couples.

TAFESA: Mental Health and Wellbeing: Short Courses - November 2017 (City)  north

Wellbeing and Resilience (Adelaide City), Mental Health First Aid (Elizabeth) and Art for Wellbeing (Various).

Changes to 1800RESPECT

Draft Model of Care for Older Persons Mental Health

An expert working group with clinical and industrial representation, under the auspices of SA Health Oakden Response Plan Oversight Committee, has developed a draft model of care for older persons mental health services.

Resources: The Gandhi Experiment - Teaching our teenagers to become global citizens

'Every teenager knows the world needs to change'. This is an exciting process that allows young people to become the change they want to see in the world. It could also be implemented by community groups.

Being a good neighbour to the elderly - only takes a smile!

This is a powerful article about the impact a small gesture such as a smile can have in a community. The article highlights the importance of looking for signs something might be wrong with your elderly neighbours to ensure their well-being. 

Issue 36.17 9 October 2017

My NDIS Pathway and Participant Readiness - 17 October 2017  south

NDIS Community Information Session - 17 October 2017  south

Zahra Foundation: Pathways to Empowerment - from 17 October 2017  west

Registrations are now open for the Zahra Foundation’s ‘Pathways to Empowerment’ course for Term 4 (Tuesdays beginning October 17, 9:30am – 2pm). The course is a 9 week trauma-informed program for women who have experienced domestic violence, and assists women to make the changes they are wanting in their life. This term the course will be held at the newly refurbished Bowden/Brompton Community Centre, and will offer a crèche for women who may have small children in their care. For more information please contact Kelly at the Zahra Foundation on 8352 1889, or 0414 744 377. 

Train the Trainer: Training Trauma in your Patch! - 25 to 26 October 2017  east

Professional development for anyone working with children or young people who have experienced complex trauma.

Be Kind and Unwind: Personal Wellbeing - 8 November 2017  south

Healthy Hearts, Healthy Homes: Families in Focus - 16 November 2017  west

Healthy Hearts, Healthy Homes: Families in Focus - 4 December 2017  south

Puddle Jumpers Camp Nominations Now Open

Carers Christmas Camp - 1 to 3 December 2017
Under the Sea Camp - 5 to 7 January 2018
Juvenile Arthritis Camp - 12 to 14 January 2018

Issue 35.17 3 October 2017

Strength for life at Peak 24: Information Session - 5 October 2017  west

COTA SA’s Strength for life project is enabling people 50 years and over to access quality strength training programs at typical fitness venues across South Australia. These programs provide affordable, supervised strength training sessions for over 50’s. Please click here for an invitation to organisations.

Open Day: Come and Discover your New Community Centre - 8 October 2017  west

hsPA: Family and Friends Night - 9 October 2017  west

Come along to headspace Port Adelaide's Youth Mental Health for Families & Friends Night and learn how to recognize when your young person might be experiencing a mental health concern, how to support your young person's mental wellbeing, and what types of services are available for young people.

Please click here to book a place.

Community Spring Fair at Findon Community Centre - 11 October 2017  west

The annual Community Spring Fair at the Findon Community Centre is held in the lead up to Anti-Poverty Week and is a fabulous FREE day out for the whole family. There is something for everyone: information on local community services, stalls, demonstrations, children's activities and entertainment, live music, games, food and fun!

This event is organised by UCWB in partnership with the City of Charles Sturt.

Active Ageing Expo - 13 October 2017  west

Inspire Program - 13 to 16 October 2017  south

A Festival to Celebrate the spirit and people of Onkaparinga.

Cowandilla Children's Centre Term 4 Program - 16 October to 15 December 2017  west

Welcome Salisbury Program Schedule - October 2017  north

Just an update on the current programs at Welcome Salisbury. These programs are open to all people and all FREE!

During the upcoming School Holidays they are open only Mondays 12-2pm for our School Holiday Program (and yes their dedicated team are there on Monday 2 October which is a public holiday and the 9 October 2017.

There is also a Community Dinner on the 5 October (Thursday) from 6pm onwards – all welcome, bring a plate to share!

Any queries can be directed to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or check out their facebook page.

Circle of Security Parenting: for parents of children living with Autism - 24 and 25 October 2017  west

Gowrie SA will be running a choice of two x 8 week programs of COS-P for Parents of Children Living with Autism starting 24 October and 25 October 2017.

There will be a morning session running Tuesdays 10.00am – 12pm and another which is on Wednesday evenings 5.30pm – 7.30pm. The cost is still only $50.00 per participant so it is ideal for low income families.

If you have any queries regarding the program please email Gowrie SA Parenting Programs at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call : (08) 8234 5219.

Creating Competent Children: a FREE workshop - 31 October 2017  west

Issue 34.17 25 September 2017

Festival of Good Humans - 28 September to 4 October 2017

Over one week in Spring, Connecting Up will lead the way with a fresh approach to connecting the community. Where good humans come together to do great things.

Open State Events - 28 September to 8 October 2017

FDR Positon- Centacare

Centacare are currently recruiting for a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner to work across the Adelaide and Murray Bridge site in a .6FTE capacity. If you are interested, please apply through the Centacare website at the link above.

JFY Peer Support Meeting: Central New Members Welcome! - 3 October 2017  east

For young adults aged 18-35 and living with disability.

The Central peer group meets on the first Tuesday of each month in Unley for members to connect with each other, share information, and get involved in their local community. Meetings are facilitated by our Peer Connectors. 

On Being Male - starting 9 October 2017 (Berri)

A four week program for men on navigating life in 2017.

Researchers are seeking survivors of sexual assault to participate in focus groups - 9 and 10 October 2017

The research project, conducted by the School of Justice at Queensland University of Technology in partnership with Bravehearts and ANROWS, is looking into what survivors of sexual assault think about sex offender reintegration into communities. The organisation will be holding 4 focus groups with survivors in Adelaide on 9 and 10 October 2017. 

New publication "child friendly activities on the Lefevre Peninsula"  west

Parks Theatre Life - September 2017  north  west

Footloose Tickets Onsale! - 11 to 14 October 2017

The Parks Youth Theatre will present Footloose the high energy dance musical from 11-14 October at 7pm. City teenager Ren MacCormack moves to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned, and his rebellious spirit shakes up the town.

The LEGENDS Show - 13 October 2017

The songs of Rod Stewart, Joe Cocker and Van Morrison featuring Paul Reading and The Legends Band.

Good Health Data Project - 19 October 2017  south

The City of Onkaparinga is running a workshop with the aim to improve mental health and well-being through better understanding and use of health data. The workshop is open to community groups, health providers, policymakers, and researchers.

Reading, Rhythm and Rhyme with Parker - 26 October 2017  west

South Australian Suicide Prevention Plan 2017-2021

After widespread public consultation, the South Australian Suicide Prevention Strategy 2012-2016 has been released. Many South Australians have been affected in some way by the death of a person who has taken their own life. Suicide is the leading cause of death for South Australians aged 15 to 44 and it is vital we continue our efforts to address this significant social issue. 

Survey: Exploring Pathways for Strengthening the Voice of Lived Experience in SA

The Lived Experience Leadership and Advocacy Network is undertaking a survey to determine how people with lived experience of mental health can strengthen their voice in South Australia. The results will be used to support and develop the lived experience space and, ultimately, influence policy and create change in SA.

The Return Unwanted Medicines Project

Storage of expired and unwanted medicines in the home can be dangerous, and unsafe disposal of unwanted medicines can lead to environmental damage. There is a free and convenient way to dispose of your unwanted medicines responsibly via your local pharmacy, and it’s called Return Unwanted Medicines (or The RUM Project). 

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