Welcome to South Eastern Community Connect

Independence, wellbeing and quality of life.

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South Eastern Community Connect’s sole purpose is to build a stronger, more empowered community.

CEO Kate Melhopt and her team engage local people in a range of life-enhancing programs and services which really do make a difference.

The SECC team is diverse, made up of a wide variety of backgrounds and life experiences.

Everyone has something they bring to the table.

Would you like to join our table?

Find out more about what we do.

Elder abuse must come into the light

Elder abuse is no small matter. The Australian Institute of Family Studies says it’s likely that between two per cent and 14 per cent of older Australians experience elder abuse in any given year.

UNSW launches groundbreaking free clinic to help people with their taxes

Tax stress is real. Many Australians find doing their taxes complicated, and often put off the job for as long as possible.Many also feel a sense of injustice when it comes to the tax system.With this in mind, the University of New South Wales in Kensington has partnered with SECC to launch The Tax Clinic for those who need support.

How Cathy Lawson keeps things light with south-eastern seniors

Cathy Lawson is like a light switch. Her clients’ eyes beam whenever they see her. As one of our aged care workers, Cathy divides her time between clients experiencing dementia – whereby she offers respite to carers – and clients who need help with their shopping and...

Thank you to SECC for helping me find volunteering opportunities in the local community. It makes a big difference.

Tricia

SECC Volunteer

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