Marzena Adamski has always had a knack for helping people build better lives. Her career experience has spanned the generations, supporting people who might normally fall through the cracks of society.
When you’re caring for a person with dementia, the people in your support network can make all the difference. That’s certainly the case with Kaye Hurst, who receives respite support from South Eastern Community Connect staff member Mila Acevedo twice a week.
I had a moment the other day. A moment which didn’t feel quite right. I was putting the Christmas lights up, and dreaming about the gifts I was going to get my family… when I had a sinking feeling…
The SECC Community Picnic was a huge success, attracting close to 1,000 people across the day and engaging a wide cross-section of our local community.
There aren’t many viewers who haven’t shed a tear over the new ABC documentary series Old People’s Home for 4 Year Olds.
As the saying goes, volunteers don’t necessarily have the time – they just have the heart.
Planning for your future can be a daunting task, but we made it a little easier with a seminar dedicated to that topic on 24th September.
Sara*, an Eastlakes resident, came into our office this week asking for grocery support. She has a four-month-old and a three-year-old and is struggling to put food on the table. The rising costs of living, including electricity bills over winter, have left her depleted.
It’s official! We’ll be holding The SECC Community Picnic on Saturday 9th November 2019.