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Albion Park Youth And Community Care Inc. (APYACC) would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas! We hope you have a Happy New Year, and stay safe over the holidays. While joining the chorus of calls for 2021 to be a better year, we also must take stock of 2020 by appreciating the strength and resilience of our community, through all we have overcome this past year. APYACC will be closed Thursday 24th (Christmas Eve) and will reopen on Monday 4th of January 2021. If you urgently require assistance, Lifeline Australia is open 24/7 on 13 11 14....

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Albion Park Youth and Community Care continues to operate remotely via telephone, email and social media offering:EAPA Energy bill assistance phone appointments OzHarvest Free Food Hampers weekly Social connection Information, support and referral.We are continuing to monitor the NSW Health Order Updates and the advice of NSW Health....

Be Connected is an Australian Government initiative aimed at increasing the confidence, skills and online safety of older Australians in using digital technology.Be Connected adopts a family and community centered approach for community members aged 50 years and over, who have minimal or no engagement with digital technology. If you would like to learn how to use a computer, ipad, tablet, please contact 4257 3342 for free lessons.  Please click on the image for more information....

Albion Park Youth and Community Care Inc are currently advertising for a Service Coordinator for more information please see the Job Information Package which is available on the Employment page under the "Get Involved" Tab of this website.  This position has now been filled.  Thank you....

“Albion Park Youth and Community Care Inc is thrilled to announce we have been the recipient of funding from the IMB Bank Community Foundation Funding Grant 2019 to fund our Before School Breakfast Program.  We are incredibly thankful as our Breakfast Program has been a great success so far.  Our wonderful group of volunteers will be able to continue to provide a cooked breakfast every morning before school Monday-Friday along with a nutritious packed lunch and snacks for children and young people in need. We have had many children and young people from the local Albion Park community enjoy, participate and thrive within the Breakfast Program and we look forward to seeing this continue in the future.”...

Thank you to all of the amazing volunteers, businesses and organisations who helped out at our annual Mother's Day High Tea and Pamper Event! We had nearly 150 women in the local community come along to connect with other mums, service providers and a bit of pampering. Thank you to Uniting Ability Links, Illawarra Women's Health Centre, Mission Australia, Barnardos Family Referral Service (apologies for not getting a photo), NSW Legal Aid, Healthy Cities Illawarra, Horizon Credit Union Albion Park, Woolworths Albion Park, the C3 Women's Group, Carima Couttas from Mary Kay, Anne from Doterra, the Albion Park Community Garden Group plus all of the very generous individual volunteers who helped out at the event! Such a generous and caring community--thank you to all who came!...

Did you know suicide is the leading cause of death for Australians aged between 15 and 44? On average, 65,000 people attempt suicide in Australia each year, and eight per day will die.We know it’s hard — maybe the hardest thing you’ve ever done, but talking to someone about suicide could be one of the most important conversations you’ll ever have. If you're worried about someone, simply letting them know you care can make a huge difference.If you’ve noticed that a friend or loved one hasn’t been themselves lately, if they’re avoiding social situations, seem low or flat, or you just know something isn’t right – it might be time to have a talk. You can find more information on some of the warning signs here: https://www.beyondblue.org.au/…/…/what-are-the-warning-signsResearch shows people who feel suicidal want you to listen to them and show you care. They need your support – you don’t need to be a professional.#YouCanTalk is a joint national campaign aimed at giving people the confidence to respond to friends and family when they need help and guide them to the right support services.If you or someone you know are thinking about suicide or experiencing a personal crisis help is available.No one needs to face their problems alone. Call Lifeline on 13 11 14 for 24/7 support....

"Thank you to the wonderful and generous staff at Woolworths Albion Park for supplying a delicious spread of goodies this morning for the Brekky Club's Easter Party!  The participants and volunteers had a great time indulging in some special Easter treats-what a fun way to finish off Term 1 and get into the Easter spirit!"...

22% of the local community are currently living in food insecurity.  You can help by Volunteering at "The Brekky Club".Donations can also be made on this website to support people in our local community.Thank you....

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