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Under 65 and ineligible for NDIS?

People 18-64 years who are not eligible for low-level support via the NDIS can apply for ‘SASH’ support packages through NSW Health’s ComPacks program. Safe And Supported at Home packages, called SASH for short, support people with functional impairments to live independently and safely at home.  People with mental health issues, chronic or degenerative illness [...]

Safety in modifications

Social distancing requirements have not stopped our essential services which are proceeding as usual – with a little extra space. Distancing modifications make services such as shopping, linen and meals deliveries ‘contactless’ – for the protection of both client and delivering volunteer or SCS staff. Speaking of modifications, our home modifications and maintenance (HMM) team [...]

Vale Gary Traill, 1941-2020

Sydney Community Services’ board and staff are saddened by the death of former Hunters Hill-Ryde Community Services President, Gary Traill.  Many of us were privileged to know Gary and all of us have been privileged to be involved in an organisation which benefited from his legal and mediation skills, his vision for the growth of [...]

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Meet our Volunteer – Elizabeth Carroll

Elizabeth Carroll comes from a community-minded family, and a fascinating, community-oriented career. Now retired, Elizabeth prioritises her immediate neighbours in the Vasey Housing village where she lives at Hunters Hill, and also the wider Ryde-Hunters Hill community where she delivers meals as a Sydney Community Services volunteer. Elizabeth worked for the Reservations Team at Air [...]

Relieving pressure at Delvena

Everyone living under the new regulations around Covid-19 is feeling some new pressure, and for people who were already suffering stress, it’s been compounded. Last year 88 children and their mothers escaping domestic violence slept in beds at Delvena on Sydney’s lower north shore and its sister refuge, Bringa, on the northern beaches. This year [...]

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