Below are some very useful links to a variety of service providers who we have developed strong relationships through collaboration and working together as one to benefit the entire community. If you would like to have your links placed here, please use the contact us button.
Sector Connect is the peak organisation representing not for profit organisations in the Macarthur and Wingecarribee regions. The region covers the four local government areas of Camden, Campbelltown, Wingecarribee and Wollondilly.
The organisation was launched on the 18th of February 1999 and was incorporated as 'Macarthur Community Forum' on the 3rd of August 2000. 'Macarthur Community Forum' changed its name to 'Sector Connect Incorporated' in December 2008 to reflect the expanding service area. Sector Connect operates with an elected Management Committee made up of representatives from across the region.
Sector Connect has a growing team of skilled staff that manage the projects and services of the organisation. Sector Connect's activities are driven by the needs of the service providers we represent.
Tharawal Aboriginal Corporation (TAC) is a multifunctional Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation incorporated in 1983 under the Aboriginal Councils & Associations Act 1975. The Community appoints its Directors to the Board every two years.
The Governance by the Board of Directors has been strong and focused and has mandated clear guidelines in the direction and the scope of where and how TAC will operate and manage its business. On this Action Plan report, a new Chairperson is in charge, namely Doris Slabb and the Chief Executive Officer is Darryl C. Wright who has been in the position for the last 8years.
TAC was awarded the GP Practice of the Year Award in 2008 and is an Accredited General Practice with the Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited.
Please visit the website for further detailed information.
Yarn'n is an innovative Aboriginal owned and operated enterprise, dedicated to building capacity and changing lives.
We provide social leadership and talent solutions to Government, Corporate and Aboriginal communities across Australia. As an accredited Indigenous Employment Provider (IEP) we deliver creative, adventurous and fresh recruitment, training and consulting solutions.
The AES is a 100% Indigenous managed, national, not -for -profit Recruitment Company.
Being wholly Indigenous gives us the ???know how" to match the right career seekers to the right opportunities, to achieve great retention rates .No other recruitment organisation offers this kind of expertise, commitment and value.
We achieve great results through the following Key Business Drivers:
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??? Ambassador Program
??? Inspirational and Aspirational Program
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KARI Aboriginal Resources Incorporated (KARI) was established in 1999 as a not-for-profit community organisation based at Liverpool in Sydney's South West. Founded with a vision to become a quality service provider to Aboriginal communities KARI commenced its operations with just two staff.
The initial program began with the recruiting and training of Aboriginal foster carers and a shared-care approach for 20 Aboriginal children and young people requiring out of home care.
KARI will build and maintain a strong community organisation that will seek opportunities to develop and implement high quality, culturally appropriate programs and initiatives for the betterment of the Aboriginal Community of South West Sydney.
Runnymede Technologies has secured its place as one of the leaders within the Audio Visual and System Integration industry. With a broad range of projects and clientele, we have the experience, capacity and track record to deliver award winning results every time.
Our major projects are completed on time, on budget and with precision. The skills and knowledge gained through years of experience in providing system integration solutions, ensures that we maintain the highest level of workmanship throughout all of our projects.
With our office located in Sydney's south-west, we have and are able to offer complete turnkey systems including Design, Project Management, Equipment Supply, System Installation, Programming, Commissioning and After Sales Service & Support.
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Mission and Focus
YWCA NSW is the friend and champion that exists to help people develop the life skills and behaviours they need to move forward with their lives and become confident, happy and contributing individuals.
Our mission is to develop resilient connected people engaged in their community by building both Human Capital and Social Capital.
Human capital is the knowledge, skills, competencies and attributes embodied in individuals that enable them to contribute to their own, and their community???s, social and economic well being.
Through strong relationships, individuals and families feel connected their local community ??? their Village - people they trust; people who share their values; people they can turn to for support when needed. This social capital is a critical resource for disadvantaged communities as a strong and resilient community is one that is harmonious and prosperous and is underpinned by its stock of social capital.
Our Strategic Focus
Our Y It Takes a Village strategy underpins all our work and this is centred upon collaborating with communities to ensure that services are coordinated, effectively targeted and achieve the best results for people and the communities in which they live.
The values that drive and guide us are that:
???We are BOLD: we dare to stand up for what we believe
???We have INTEGRITY: we deliver what we promise
???We CARE: we take the time to understand
Nano Nagle Camps provides support for children and their families in the form of free camps for children aged 6 ??? 12 years old that live in the Campbelltown, Rosemeadow and Ambarvale areas. Every year we offer 120 children an opportunity to attend a Nano Nagle camp and just be ???kids???. Each camp consists of a maximum of 12 children and 8 volunteer leaders which enable us to offer an individual approach to each child. Our ???mentor scheme??? utilises the skills of volunteer leaders / students who become excellent role models. Working with the children provides a chance to create a wealth of happy memories, improve self-esteem, make new friends and learn new life skills.
The main purpose of the camps is to build children's socialisation skills. We aim to provide them with an opportunity to relax and have fun in a safe and nurturing environment. We use sport and recreation as way to engage children and encourage healthy life styles. All our activities are designed to help build life skills such as working as part of a team, dealing with conflict and sharing ideas. Activities at camp can include canoeing, indoor rock climbing, archery, swimming, sport and craft. For more information contact us on 02 46 282928 or check our website on www.camps4kids.org.au
Since The Benevolent Society was established in 1813 we have been pioneering social change in response to community needs. Read more about our people, our purpose, our history and our future directions.
The Benevolent Society works with individuals and communities in metropolitan, regional and rural New South Wales and in Queensland.
We support people across the lifespan to build on their strengths and lead happy and fulfilling lives.We help to connect communities through support groups, volunteer visiting programs and community projects. Our vision is that every person is healthy, safe, connected and has a meaningful and productive role in their community. Read more about our clients and what they think about the work we do in communities.
Here are just a few examples of our work: we work to ensure that children are nurtured and safe with their families
we help older people to live independently for as long as possible and to age with dignity and respect
we give women a voice and support them to move on from domestic violence
we support people affected by adoption
we create opportunities through our leadership programs for people to lead change in their own communities
we support people to find solutions to issues within their own community
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Safe children, strong families, inclusive communities in a just society.
Working together to transform lives by creating opportunities and building resilience to break the cycle of disadvantage.
UnitingCare Burnside is a member of the UnitingCare Children, Young People and Families Service Group of UnitingCare NSW.ACT. We stand in the Uniting Church tradition of compassion and concern for justice.
Burnside began in 1911 when the first home was opened at North Parramatta for orphaned and abandoned children.
Today we are one of the largest providers of child and family services in New South Wales and in 2010 Burnside worked with 13,000 children, young people and family members.
Supporting young people to make safer life choices to achieve their full potential.
Creating solutions with young people, families and the community to promote positive life outcomes, by preventing harmful drug use.
MTC WORK SOLUTIONS (MTC), has been operating in the Sydney community since 1992. We are a not-for-profit community-based organisation committed to assisting people to gain employment, skills training, personal development, work experience and career planning.
MTC delivers a large suite of government funded programs including Job Services Australia, New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS), Youth Pathways, Links to Learning, Connections, Language, Literacy and Numeracy Program (LLNP), Minto Learning, Training and Employment Project and ArtStart.
MTC is dedicated to generating opportunities, which empower and encourage marginalised community members to complete worthwhile training and work experience and find meaningful employment to make a positive contribution to their community.
We are an active community-based organisation and we strive to form partnerships with key organisations in government, business and the wider community to ensure we meet our mission of:
"Enriching Lives, Creating Opportunities and Benefiting Communities"
Camden is an area steeped in heritage, adventure and natural charm. Located just 60km south west of Sydney, Camden boasts that rural feel of yesterday, with all the luxuries and conveniences of today, offering locals and visitors the best of both worlds.
Camden Council aims to enhance the lives and well-being of its residents and offers exceptional services and programs to the community. From waste disposal to Development Applications, or community events to grants and initiatives, Camden Council strives to assist its community in a professional and positive way.
The Camden Council logo is a visual expression of the Camden area. The Platypus image is a unique and modern symbol representing the serious efforts made by Camden Council towards meeting our goals of becoming an environmentally, culturally, socially and economically sustainable community.
For further information about Camden Council or the Camden Area please contact us.
Our purpose is to assist the people of NSW participate in sport and recreation, and our vision is of a community that uses sport and recreation to improve its well being.
We recognise that there's more to sport that just playing it. Sport and recreation play a vital role in binding our communities together, and participation in physical activity creates a broad range of benefits for all members of the community.
From developing the self-esteem of young people to maintaining the health and fitness of senior citizens, and nurturing talented athletes to improving everyone's enjoyment of life, we are concerned with the big picture gains of sport and recreation for all communities in NSW.
For more detailed information please visit this website.
MDSI is a not-for-profit charity that offers practical help and support services to the disadvantaged and marginalised. MDSI seeks to ensure that our organisation and our services are relevant and accessible. Based on an integrated service delivery system MDSI???s programs are specifically tailored through four broad service areas: children, youth, family and aged.
Supports the development of people???s skills by furthering their potential
Promotes the equitable distribution of resources and access to services
Values and promotes recognition of diversity
Embraces the values of community
Delivers high quality services
For further detailed information please visit this website.
Our Lawyers can give advice in family, civil and criminal law.
We have Aboriginal Customer Service Officers to assist our Aboriginal customers.
Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islander people are one of our priority customers for getting help. Our other priority customers include people: living in regional, rural and remote areas of NSW, people with disability, people at risk of harm or domestic violence, in police custody or gaol or at risk of being placed in custody, who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, or people concerned about a child being taken by Community Services.
Our website www.lawccess.nsw.gov.au is a great place to:
??? access easy to read legal resources
??? find legal information under a number of headings including:
o My debt
o My family or my relationship
o Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
o access LawAssist, a website to help you if you are respresenting yourself in a court or tribunal. The current LawAssist topics are: Debt, Car Accidents, Apprehended Violence Orders, Fines, Fences (Neighbours) and Employment Rights.
Every year Totem Skate School provide private and group skateboard coaching sessions to thousands of young people around Sydney and New South Wales. Our skateboard lessons are run by experienced coaches who live and breathe the sport.
It is this experience mixed with our genuine love of working with young people that sets us apart from the rest.
Skate Create Empower