Blogs and Articles

Blogs and Articles

105, 2018

Become a Supporter – Help us Help our Community

Many thanks to a new SCS supporter, Bunnings Warehouse Artarmon, which generously and quickly answered positively when SCS recently asked for a donation of gardening equipment for our gardening services team. Bunnings has donated hundreds [...]

3004, 2018

Alma’s Story

After four fast games of shuffleboard, Alma Lonnon is ready for a break. “It’s great fun,” she says of the tournament that’s on the second and fourth Thursdays each month. When she moved to [...]

2803, 2018

A Review of Sydney Community Services Approach to Australian Disability Service Standards

Australia’s National Standards for Disability Services Australia’s National Standards for Disability Services drive, promote and promulgate the rights of persons with disabilities, whilst upholding a nationally consistent approach to service quality improvement. Importantly, Australia’s Disability [...]

2703, 2018

Congratulations to Helen James

Ryde’s 2018 Woman of the Year SCS is proud to announce that Helen James received the award of Ryde’s 2018 Woman of the Year for her volunteering and advocacy for people with dementia. Helen received [...]

2703, 2018

Alan’s Story

Alan Small is in his early 60’s. He is a very independent person with a keen sense of humour and he can be a bit cheeky at times. Alan is visually impaired.  Alan has four [...]

2003, 2018

Rebecca Gentz: From Family Violence Survivor to Advocate for People with DisAbility

Rebecca was a 25-year-old university graduate prepared to start her master’s in art therapy when she became a victim of family violence. Her stepfather assaulted her with a claw hammer in 1998, resulting in a [...]

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