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We have moved!

January 29, 2020

Our new address is Lot 26 Mortlock Avenue, Port Kembla. Our postal address is PO Box 6, Lake Heights NSW 2502. Our phone number will remain the same (02) 4256 4333. Click here for a Google Maps link to our new location.    

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Free Excess Desks

January 28, 2020

We are moving to a new office soon and as a result have several spare desks that we can’t take with us. We are offering them for free to a good home! Please note: You need to remove the desk or desks yourself from our office in Oak Flats and there is a stairwell. They can be dismantled. You are welcome to inspect the desks but must make an appointment by calling our office on (02) 4256 4333. You can take one or many. First in basis. Desks will need to be removed during office hours at a prior agreed time and date. Please click here for more information.

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Home Care Packages – Key Updates from First Quarter Data Report 2019-2020

January 20, 2020

On 25 November 2019, the Government announced that an additional $496.3 million would be spent on 10,000 home care packages across 2019-20 and 2020-21. This included: 3,000 level 3 packages 2,500 level 4 packages in 2019-20 and; 2,000 level 2 packages 2,000 level 3 packages and; 500 level 4 packages in 2020-21. The net impact of these changes is that around 44,000 additional packages at a cost of around $2.7 billion have been allocated to the program over the forward estimates since July 2018 There were 28,638 home care approvals in the September 2019 quarter. This was 7.1% (1,893) more than the approvals in the September 2018 quarter (26,745) The 118,050 people in care at 30 September 2019 represented a 10.6% (11,343) increase from 30 June 2019 (106,707) and a 30.2% (27,404) annual increase from 30 September 2018 (90,646) 48,100 home care packages were released during the September 2019 quarter, […]

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Excess office desks – free to a good home

January 15, 2020

We are moving to a new office soon and as a result have several spare desks that we can’t take with us. We are offering them for free to a good home! Please note: You need to remove the desk or desks yourself from our office in Oak Flats and there is a stairwell. They can be dismantled. Some desks are available immediately and some are not available until after 28/1/2020. You are welcome to inspect the desks but must make an appointment by calling our office on (02) 4256 4333. There are also a couple of small drawer units also available. You can take one or many. First in basis. Desks will need to be removed during office hours at a prior agreed time and date. Please click here for more information.

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ISLHD Homelessness Mental Health Program

January 8, 2020

Community Industry Group is proud to be part of the ISLHD Homelessness Mental Health Program. The ISLHD Homelessness Mental Health Program provides brokerage and/or case management to people who are: Over 18 years of age Homeless or at risk of homelessness (tenancy at risk) Have a diagnosed mental health condition Live in the Illawarra or Shoalhaven We also provide advocacy for clients to Government Departments and NGO’s as well as education programs e.g. hoarding and squalor training. Click here for the referral form. For more information contact: Homelessness Mental Health Program Social Worker Social Work Department The Wollongong Hospital Phone: 02 4253 4500 Email: ISLHD-HMHProgram@health.nsw.gov.au For a printable version of the flyer click here.

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