New Program for Women, Trans and Gender Diverse People who use Violence

Posted by dsadmin

drummond street services, Merri Health and On The Line have announced a newly funded family violence service targeting women (including lesbian, gay, bisexual and heterosexual women) and trans and gender

Celebrating Step and Blended Families on National Stepfamilies Day

Posted by dsadmin

How do we acknowledge the hundreds of thousands of Australians who are either living in or are a part of a stepfamily?! Did you know we have a NATIONAL STEPFAMILIES DAY?? It is held every year on the last Sunday in July, this year that will be Sunday 29th July!

Youth Services Contract Update

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Last year, the City of Melbourne reviewed the way in which youth services were delivered. Following this, City of Melbourne changed the contract for delivering these services, meaning one organisation will be funded to deliver City of Melbourne Youth Services from 1 July, 2018.

It’s More Complex than ‘Yes’

Posted by dsadmin

Six months ago, political leaders decided to hold a postal survey asking all of Australia to vote on the marital rights of some of us. This thrust LGBTIQA+ people into the spotlight, and our communities, whilst trying to protect ourselves from the ‘debate’, also suffered fractures within.

Men’s Health Week 11th – 17th June

Posted by dsadmin

We’re still working on the job description, HR says we need to get it down to a 3 pager, but it’s blown out to a 50 page plus??? You have to keep doing your current job, but the other one is starting soon, could be sooner than we think. The only thing is, it’s fulltime, I mean full full time, you need to be on call 24/7. Job – New Dad!

REFUGEE WEEK EVENTS IN THE GEELONG REGION

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The full list of refugee week events in the Geelong region.

MOTHER’S DAY’S FASTEST GROWING SECTOR – STEPMUMS

Posted by dsadmin

Step and blended families are the fastest growing family type with 1 in 4 families now spending some time in a step or blended family. This Mother’s Day will be a very different experience for the 40,000+ women around the country who are step mums involved in raising other people’s children and make extraordinary sacrifices every day in doing so.

Transgender Day of Visibility 2018

Posted by dsadmin

queerspace and queerspace youth held our first Transgender Day of Visibility celebration on Thursday the 29th March. Transgender day of visibility is a day to get together and show support for trans and gender diverse communities. To celebrate our accomplishments and continue to fight cissexism.

Building Stronger Families

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Are you interested in learning simple strategies and skills for strengthening your relationship? We’re offering a fun two hour session of Relationship and Family wellbeing.

Parents with disabilities: Tips to make your home more functional

Posted by Ashley Taylor

Becoming a parent is one of the most significant life changes you will experience. You need to prepare your life and your home for this monumental occurrence, and you may not know where to begin. Modifying your home is a must for any parent-to-be, but it is even more critical if you live with a disability.