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Mt Druitt Scoping Report

Thursday, May 22, 2014

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Welcome to Mt Druitt Download the Mt Druitt Scoping Report Mount Druitt, or “Mounty County” as it is affectionately known by the locals, is a community of contrasts. Shattered glass, boarded up shops covered in graffiti and burnt out cars sit alongside community breakfasts, kids clubs, and free plant giveaways. Many people volunteer their time to help others, and most…

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Meeting families in Mount Druitt

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Julie getting to know the locals in Mount Druitt

My name is Julie Hinder, and I've recently joined Family by Family as a Family Coach. What an awesome two weeks I have had meeting families in Mount Druitt! These families kindly invited our staff into their homes so that we could get a realistic, grassroots view of this wonderful community. We have heard some exciting and creative things that…

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Welcome to Mount Druitt

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Angela with her family

My name's Angela and I'm a Family Coach based in Mount Druitt. As a local, I'm excited to be welcoming the team here - I’ve lived in Mount Druitt for 24 years with my growing family which consists of my partner, my daughter who is 26, my son who’s 16, and my two grandchildren who are two years old and three…

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Premier cutting cake with families

Over the past year Dr Gill Westhorpe from Community Matters has been undertaking an evaluation of Family by Family, focussing on not just if Family by Family creates change for families but how it creates change.Download the report and read it for yourself! The report’s key findings include: Family by Family recruits families in genuine need of support - 62.5% were categorised as ‘stuck’ or…

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We noticed that something about Family by Family wasn’t clicking for Aboriginal families. Other services in the north of Adelaide also talked to us about how they were struggling to help Aboriginal families make change. So We’ve spent the last few months hanging out with Aboriginal families to see how Family by Family can work best for them and support…

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