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Safe Haven Project

Safe Haven Project

Women experiencing domestic violence have several hurdles to overcome to access support services. They need to recognise something is wrong,…

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Inner City Youth Homelessness

Inner City Youth Homelessness

Every night across Australia around 44,000 young people do not have a safe place to sleep. Youth homelessness is costing…

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Women Staying Well Hub – Woolloomooloo

Women Staying Well Hub – Woolloomooloo

Women’s Housing Company has recently opened a complex in the heart of Woolloomooloo, which includes 20 units, a common room…

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‘Strong & Kind’ Job Readiness sewing collaboration

‘Strong & Kind’ Job Readiness sewing collaboration

Sydney Women’s Fund (SWF), a sub-fund of Sydney Community Foundation, has a 10 year history of gender lens granting and…

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RISE Alternative Learning Program

RISE Alternative Learning Program

In 2015, RISE emerged as a community-initiated pilot program, funded by Sydney Community Foundation and run by Whitelion, to re-engage…

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Drive for Change

Drive for Change

Holding a drivers license is something we take for granted, but it’s an achievement out of reach for many young…

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Start the Day Well

Start the Day Well

One of the most debilitating effects of domestic violence is it strips a person of their self worth.  In September…

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Refugee Community Garden

Refugee Community Garden

Mental health is a severe issue for refugees, exacerbated by those experiencing unemployment, food insecurity, language barriers, or lacking a…

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Building Resilience in Children of Domestic Violence

Building Resilience in Children of Domestic Violence

The Building Resilience in Children (BRIC) Project, run by Sutherland Shire Family Services, is an early intervention, domestic violence support…

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SHINE for Kids

SHINE for Kids

Founded in 1982, SHINE for Kids has provided critical support to children and young people with a parent or relative…

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Headstart

Headstart

In 2015, the Federal Government announced a one-off boost to the Refugee and Humanitarian program to assist 12,000 people displaced…

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Newtopian Dream Team – Community Homeless Network

Newtopian Dream Team – Community Homeless Network

Around 10 people a day present at Newtown Neighbourhood Centre who are at risk of homelessness or sleeping rough. Distressed…

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Junior RISE

Junior RISE

Did you know the number of suspensions in Primary School children has increased annually for the past five years? According…

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Women’s Pop Up Shop – ‘The Rising Collective’

Women’s Pop Up Shop – ‘The Rising Collective’

Now in its fifth year, the Women’s Micro Business Incubator will teach 10 economically disadvantaged women from the Liverpool area…

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Women’s Micro Business Incubator

Women’s Micro Business Incubator

Now in its fifth year, the Women’s Micro Business Incubator will teach 10 economically disadvantaged women from the Liverpool area…

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Thrive for Boys

Thrive for Boys

As they make the journey to manhood, Thrive empowers young boys to make positive life choices, including respect for themselves…

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Strive for Girls

Strive for Girls

A powerful initiative for young girls, Strive has encouraged and empowered over 100 at-risk girls since 2013 to make positive…

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Social Enterprise Employment Top-Up Fund

Social Enterprise Employment Top-Up Fund

With Sydney Community Foundation, Sydney Women's Fund support, Liverpool Neighbourhood Connections has grown from one to five social enterprises, now creating…

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Dinner for 4

Dinner for 4

Making it easier for families to eat an affordable, healthy dinner. Launched in 2017, Dinner for 4 prepares and packages…

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Arab Shorts

Arab Shorts

Specially curated for Western Sydney high school girls, Arab Shorts is a selection of films (with education programs) from the…

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Hope + Heal Retreats

Hope + Heal Retreats

Domestic Violence is a national crisis. On average 1 woman a week is killed and 1 in 3 women has…

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Art @The Miranda Project

Art @The Miranda Project

The Miranda Project is an innovative, gender specific approach to crime prevention targeting women with complex needs at risk of…

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Gidget House, Merrylands

Gidget House, Merrylands

Perinatal anxiety and depression affects 1 in 5 new mothers, and 1 in 10 fathers from all socioeconomic and cultural…

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Bringing Disability ‘Into Focus’

Bringing Disability ‘Into Focus’

Bus Stop Films is a pioneering not-for-profit organisation and global leader for inclusive filmmaking. Its accessible film studies program produces…

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Women’s Friendship Sewing Circle

Women’s Friendship Sewing Circle

Due to the impact of trauma experienced by refugee women as a result of war and conflict, many struggle to…

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