Supporting families onlineJune 5, 2020
We know the COVID-19 pandemic has been a very challenging time for families in our community. To keep our community safe and promote wellbeing, we have developed some online resources and programs supporting families.
These resources cover a range of issues: wellbeing, education, entertainment, and keeping safe when returning to school.
Supporting families in school term
For tips on making school during COVID-19 safe and stress free for your child and yourself, watch this video.
Support from JNC staff
For a message from one of our staff team, watch the video JNC Covid-19 – Hi from Barb! – Webcast #6
Here’s a link to JNC Covid-19 Family Support – Randwick City Library Storytime – Webcast #7, which enables your young child to hear storybooks being read aloud and enjoy the activites that go along with the reading. You can find all the videos at this link
A guide to enjoying the animals at Taronga Zoo up close. JNC Covid-19 Family Support – Taronga TV – Webcast #4 Dan from JNC shows you how to experience the Taronga Zoo animals with your family.
Need direct support from JNC? For casework, contact us direct. See below for options for contacting JNC.
Mental health tips and resources
Find tips and free resources at this link, and for more details watch JNC Covid-19 – Mental Health Support – Webcast #9
JNC COVID-19 Crisis Directory
This directory, at this link, gives you details for accessing emergency support, helplines, legal assistance, food, help with accommodation, etc.
Workshop series supporting families
Here’s an upcoming workshop series you can access online with JNC: a mindfulness course for parents to participate in and then pass on their learnings to their children.
Mindfulness for positive child development is coming up on Thursday 18 June, 25 June, and 2 July 2020, from 10am-11am. It’s for parents of children aged 2-12 years in the Randwick LGA. The workshops will run on Zoom – contact us (see contact details below) to register.
JNC face-to face groups
Our face-to-face playgroups and parenting programs are still on hold during this time of physical distancing. At this time we are offering members of these groups support over the phone.
We will let you know as changes become possible.
Please contact JNC by phone on 9349 8200.
If you don’t have phone credit, text us on 0447 046 606 and ask us to call you.
You can also contact us by email on email@example.com
Contact us via our website at this link