Monthly Archives: January 2015

Supporting those affected by suicide within the construction industry – Launch of WA MATES StandBy Response Service

Supporting people affected by a suicide loss within the West Australian Construction industry will be the focus of a new project being launched on Friday January 30 in Perth. Widely recognized as an industry led approach to suicide and mental health, Mates in Construction WA have partnered with StandBy, Australia’s largest suicide bereavement support service,

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ZedTwelve service taking the stress out of ‘back to school’ time

Children aged from birth through to 12 years now have access to a free mental health service on the Sunshine Coast, under a new program launched by local not-for-profit United Synergies. The ZedTwelve program offers a free, family friendly service, in the heart of Maroochydore for children from 0 to 12 years and their families

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Mentors needed!

Community mentors needed! United Synergies‘ Connect2Mentoring program is on the look out for community members to mentor school students towards achieving their goals and aspirations. If you consider yourself a positive role model, can relate to young people, and have a genuine desire to make a difference we’d like to hear from you. For more

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Domestic violence workshops in February

United Synergies’ Connect2Parenting Program is hosting a women’s workshop on domestic and family violence during February. The ‘Through young black eyes’ workshop is specifically for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families, and will be held in two locations – Tewantin on Monday 2 February and Gympie on Wednesday 11 February. For more information, see our

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Looking for a fresh start this year?

United Synergies is offering Certificate II in Community Services and Certificate II in Horticulture starting in February 2015. Both courses are part of our Connect2Employment Community Learning Program. If you are aged 15 or over, are not receiving income support payments, or haven’t completed a Certificate II before – you could be eligible! Call Di

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