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  • Changing communities. Changing lives

    Posted in May, 2020 

    Changing Communities. Changing Lives is the 2020 theme of National Volunteer Week (NVW). Running from 18-24 May this year, NVW acknowledges the generous contribution of Australia’s 3.6+ million volunteers. When this theme was launched on International Volunteer Day, 5 December >>>

  • Neighbourhood centres connect community

    Posted in May, 2020 

    Today marks the start of Neighbourhood Centre Week (NCW) 2020, 8-15 May. This nationwide initiative celebrates the role of neighbourhood centres in local communities and across Australia. JNC is just one of 1000+ neighbourhood centres across Australia (more neighbourhood centres >>>

  • Mental health tips - COVID-19

    Posted in May, 2020 

    Do you feel that everything’s been changing around you? The COVID-19 pandemic has affected almost every aspect of our lives – our work situation and finances, getting together with family and friends, education, shopping, exercising, going on holidays. And our >>>

  • Stay safe stay connected

    Posted in April, 2020 

    Stay safe, stay connected: this is JNC’s message for our community over the Easter and school holidays. Stay home, stay safe We’re all being reminded to stay at home during COVID-19. Not doing so can compromise our own health and >>>

  • Coronavirus wellbeing with JNC

    Posted in April, 2020 

    JNC is working to support the coronavirus wellbeing of our community. We hope everyone is safe and taking care. Though the way we deliver services has changed, we’re still here to: Provide support services Link you to information and resources. >>>

  • Our community's wellbeing

    Posted in March, 2020 

    JNC is about our community’s wellbeing. JNC keeps our community connected and provides opportunities to support your wellbeing. For this reason, our priority right now is keeping our clients, communities, volunteers and staff safe. And that means helping limit the >>>

  • Mother Language Day and Aboriginal languages

    Posted in February, 2020 

    Today, on International Mother Language Day, we celebrate Aboriginal languages. Indigenous languages are integral to who we are, and how we relate to other people.Did you know, for example, that there’s no “I” or “me” in the Aboriginal language? Those >>>

  • Make a difference with JNC

    Posted in February, 2020 

    To make a difference to someone’s day is rewarding – that’s what our volunteers tell us. The JNC at St Helen’s Community Centre in Glebe is seeking volunteers who have some free time, and want to make a difference to >>>

  • JNC ABC for parents and carers

    Posted in January, 2020 

    The school year’s about to begin – for parents and carers as much as for your children. Soon they will be in schools and preschools, their learning needs well supported by the education system. But what about learning for parents >>>

  • Volunteer in your community

    Posted in January, 2020 

    Why is this a good time to volunteer in your community? It’s a new year, and a good time to do something new. You may already have made a New Year’s resolution to make a difference this year; with the >>>