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  • National Volunteer Week

    Posted in May, 2021 

    On Friday, the last day of National Volunteer Week, JNC held an afternoon event in Kensington to recognise and thank our volunteers. JNC CEO Janet Green welcomed back volunteers. “We’ve had to put activities on hold during the pandemic, or >>>

  • Connecting to community

    Posted in May, 2021 

    The solution is community Feeling a bit lonely or isolated? The solution is connecting to community. It’s Neighbourhood Centre Week (8-14 May), and the theme is: ‘Loneliness: the solution is community’. Neighbourhood centres like JNC help combat loneliness by providing spaces >>>

  • Families feel good with JNC

    Posted in April, 2021 

    Feel good with JNC in May: here are some of JNC’s programs for building positive family relationships. Our support is available at local venues, online and over the phone. Happy about being a dad ‘Connecting Dads with Kids’ runs on >>>

  • Seniors Festival events

    Posted in April, 2021 

    From JNC, here’s a digest of events in your local area and online to celebrate NSW Seniors Festival 13–24 April. This year’s Festival theme is “It’s in our nature … to connect.” The events listed here will enable you to >>>

  • For holidays and for hard times

    Posted in March, 2021 

    JNC offers you information to support you whenever you require it: for holidays and for hard times. As Term 1 ends, we offer some links to school holiday activities. We also offer an updated version of our crisis directory. Need >>>

  • Resources for families

    Posted in March, 2021 

    Here’s news of JNC’s wide range of resources for families. These resources include playgroups, workshops, support services, information and community events. Programs & workshops Mindfulness program In a week we’re starting our ‘Mindfulness for Positive Child Development’ parenting program, to >>>

  • International Women's Day 2021

    Posted in March, 2021 

    International Women’s Day 2021, on 8 March, is a global day. On this day around the world we celebrate women’s achievements. And there are many social, economic, cultural and political achievements to celebrate. What’s more, the day is also a >>>

  • Learn with JNC

    Posted in January, 2021 

    Term 1’s about to start! And here’s a chance to learn with JNC for everyone in the family … parents, kids starting the school term, & kids starting school next year.    Playgroup @JNC  Is your child starting school in 2022? >>>

  • You & JNC 2021

    Posted in January, 2021 

    JNC 2021 message for our communities: A very happy new year from all of us here at the JNC. We all know that 2020 was a challenging year for everyone. It was also a time that we saw our local >>>

  • Holiday break care-free with JNC

    Posted in December, 2020 

    Holiday break a bit of a worry for you? Wondering how to keep the family entertained and to access support after a very tough year? Here are three ways JNC can make the festive season and summer break more care-free >>>