You are invited to our Holiday Park & Play Session on Wednesday, 16 January 2019. The fun begins at 9.30am at Blackbutt Forest Reserve, Blackbutt. This event is for children aged 0-12 years under the supervision of their parent or carer. Don't forget your snack, water, sunscreen, hat and a smile!
Family Services Illawarra (FSIL) trading as Family Services Australia, has been recognised for its contribution through its Intensive, Child Youth & Family Support and Domestic and Family Violence (DFV) response services in NSW. The United Kingdom (UK) Global Health and Pharma Magazine has awarded Family Services Illawarra two 2018 Social Care Awards: 2018 Family Support [...]
Family Services Illawarra has made a commitment to increasing services in the Milton Ulladulla region, rejecting claims a supported playgroup is to be axed. Parents say they were told the Milton Ulladulla Family Support playgroup, the Positive Parenting Program [Triple P] and Seasons of Growth programs were going to close at the end of the [...]
The Commonwealth Bank today donated valuable funding to assist resources for the Illawarra’s Park and Play community program. In accepting this donation, Family Services Illawarra Practice Leader of Early Intervention Lynne Schubert said, “This is great recognition from the CBA to buy resources for activities that young children and families in our community greatly appreciate.” [...]
Family Services Illawarra’s Staying Home Leaving Violence Worker, and the Illawarra’s Committee Against Domestic Violence Chairperson Debbie Gaudie, presented the Housing Trust with its White Ribbon Workplace Accreditation. The Housing Trust is the first business in the Wollongong region to receive this accreditation recognizing its leadership in Domestic Violence and Response. A key support [...]
Professor Tony Okely, Director of the Early Start Research Institute at the University of Wollongong is presenting at the "Hands On" conference in Prague, Czechoslovakia in October on Family Services Illawarra's Early Intervention initiative, "Let's Play, Let's Eat." FSI's Early Intervention Practice Leader Lynne Schubert is excited that the eight week program focusing on improved [...]
Family Services Illawarra has appointed Debbie Gaudie, a Wiradjuri woman from central west NSW in the role of Aboriginal Community Engagement. Debbie will facilitate relations with the Aboriginal community in the Illawarra Shoalhaven, develop the FSI Reconcilliation Action Plan, and in September coordinate a smoking ceremony for us. We congratulate Debbie on her new role.
Family Services Illawarra joined the NAIDOC week celebrations at Albion Oval. The event was attended by Aboriginal elders, the Mayor of Shellharbour Marianne Saliba, Member for Whitlam Stephen Jones, and numerous community service organisations. There were a number of cultural singing and dance performances by the Illawarra Flame Trees, and Uncle Laddie Timbery of Huskisson [...]
FSI is celebrating 10 Years of Park & Play and you are invited to the party! Wednesday 5th July Central Park Oak Flats 9:30-12:30
Business Worldwide announced today that FSI’s Gary Jackson has won two of its annual CEO awards. BW writes, “The awards are designed to reward those individuals and companies most deserving in this very global and very challenging environment. They give a comprehensive analysis of the industry and a complete run through of the best of [...]