Camp Kulin – Counsellor In Training (CIT) Program – training 48 previous camp attendees to be ‘Junior Camp Counsellors’ through a structured leadership program over 2 years, including intensive residential workshops and one on one mentoring. This will provide life skills and future employment opportunities for the individuals, enable Camp Kulin to grow and also benefit those who are able to attend Camp Kulin.
Community Arts Network WA – Noongar Lullabies Whadjuk – waking the language gently – delivering language through art, storytelling, creativity and music in bespoke workshop programs. 30 direct participants and their families and communities will benefit, songbooks, cds and radio broadcasts will be created, alliances will be strengthened with community partners and CAN’s profile will be raised.
Earbus Foundation – HEAAR Youth Project – Health Ears for Aboriginal and At- Risk youth – deliver ear health screening, surveillance and treatment pathways to Aboriginal and at-risk children in eastern and southern suburbs of Perth. To reduce the rates of chronic ear disease, hearing loss and referrals for surgical intervention due to Otitis Media. 1340 children screened over 2 years with benefits to their hearing, their education, their families, schools and communities.
Green World Revolution – Fields of Flowers and Little Forests – contribute to the greening of otherwise dissolute urban spaces within the Perth Metro while providing eco-orientated work experience for long-term unemployed people. Environmental benefits – reduce urban heat island effect by cooling harsh environments and supporting wildlife. Community benefits – involvement in the creation as well as increased awareness of the issues. Social impact – skill building and personal development for up to 40 previously long-term unemployed people.
Ishar Multicultural Women’s Health Services – Peri-Natal Support Program – provide initial individual counselling, ongoing weekly support group and yoga classes for 80-100 refugee and migrant women, as well as access to support and social workers. To reduce social isolation and focus on prevention and early intervention measures for post-natal depression.
Musica Viva – Residency – deliver intensive 3-year residencies in two disadvantaged WA Schools, bringing teaching artists and Musica Viva resources in collaboration with the whole school. This will transform education outcomes of the school through music education and support the school to continue its own music program, beyond the life of the residency. Will benefit approx 400 students, 20 teachers and their communities ongoing.
Northern Suburbs Legal – Changing the Face of Ageing – empower older adults with the tools required to become role models for younger members of our community and provide strategies that will enable older adults to protect themselves against the possible risk of isolation, loneliness and potential elder abuse. It includes workshops and take home resource kit.
One Voice Mobile Showers – Mobile Showers Service WA Expansion – fund a project manager for 18 months who will form collaborative partnerships with existing specialised support services and also organise teams of volunteers to support the running of a new (separately provided) shower truck. Currently able to achieve 11 showers and around 13 instances of support per day, may be able to double that.
Shooting Stars – Wheatbelt Warriors and Wellbeing in WA – support their organisation at Narrogin, increasing the school attendance rate for Indigenous girls in regional, rural and remote communities, by engaging students with netball.
Type 1 Diabetes Family Centre – Welcome to Type 1, an online education course for people diagnosed with type 1 diabetes – develop and launch Australia’s first online education course (hosted on their website) covering subjects related to the condition. It will include video presentations by clinicians, Family Centre staff and clients, accompanied by interactive quizzes and downloadable learning materials. This project will give patients a resource to refer-back to in bite-sized parts, in their own time, with unique opportunities to pause, process and understand the content – and test their knowledge