Volunteers needed to help people navigate their way through court system

The Justice Advocacy Service (JAS) is looking for more volunteers to support people with cognitive impairment who are in contact with the NSW criminal justice system.  The service is available in Bathurst, Cowra, Mudgee, Orange, Lithgow and other areas throughout Central West.  Read the full article here: https://www.westernadvocate.com.au/story/6394734/volunteers-needed-to-help-people-navigate-their-way-through-court-system/?cs=146

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WNSWLHD Drought Support Team providing services to rural people

Western NSW Local Health District established a Drought Support team to provide a model of care for rural people.  Clients from as far as Bourke, Cobar, Condobolin, Orange and Wellington areas are supported by the team by linking them to non-government organisations and services (mental health service, GP and financial…

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Older Women’s Network Conference, October 17-18, Sydney

Older women are the new face of poverty in Australia, and the Older Women's Network will be holding its bi-annual conference on October 17th and 18th with the theme "A Place To Call Home", reflecting the needs of older women to have safe shelter, freedom from violence and economic sustainability. Dame Quentin Bryce and Susan Ryan will…

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Western NSW Primary Health Network hands out drought grants

The federally funded Community Wellbeing and Support program has handed out more than 30 grants through the Western NSW Primary Health Network. The grants were given out to initiatives around supporting youth through education, training, a trip to Uluru and the roll out of programs ‘that will help foster community…

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