Bridget Kennedy ( left) with Laurie Green If you love sustainably growing your own food, you’re invited to be part of the inaugural Sydney Edible Garden Trail on the third weekend in March 2020. The ticketed, non-profit event will send all proceeds back into community and school edible gardens to raise awareness about [...]
You might not know ... Many of your neighbours live on low incomes and are glad to receive donated food so they could pay for some other essential. THANK YOU to everyone who brought food or toiletries in around Anti-Poverty Week 14-20 October – we collected more than 85kg to parcel up and hand out. [...]
SCS received a special grant from the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs to improve the gardens and communal areas at Blandville Court. In addition, a much needed air conditioning unit will be installed in the community room. This project aims to improve and enrich existing spaces in order to make them [...]
Health Forum in the Community: How to Connect Health Professionals, Patients and our Services Together?
Last month we held a Community Forum and welcomed more than 50 local health practitioners to our Centre to find out more about what we do and how we can help their patients. We invited a local GP Dr Sabrina Saldanha and Stewart James GM Hammond Care to talk about their experience of the value [...]
Sydney Community Services held its 4th Community Art Expo as a Pop-up Gallery, from Friday the 10th to Friday the 17th of November 2017. It is a product of the successful arts programs run by Hunters Hill Ryde Community Services for the last few years. The exhibition showcases the creativity of both aspiring and experienced [...]
Sydney Community services would like to extend a warm thank you to the local communities of Ryde, Hunters Hill and Lane Cove who have donated and supported our first Anti-Poverty Week food drive. We were overwhelmed by the kindness and generosity shown by our clients, staff, local residents and churches – Hunters Hill Anglican Parish and [...]
We did it! Christine Hannan, our wonderful Outreach Coordinator, has collected 14 bicycles for the amazing organisation Bikes 4 Life. For the second time this year, Sydney Community Services is proud to be part of this project by dropping off 14 bicycles to Bikes 4. These bikes will be loaded into a shipping container heading to Thailand [...]