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Community support awareness events and workshops

Busy community event at sunset.

Our Community Support Services team provides support to vulnerable local people in the community. We offer a range of events throughout the year raise awareness and assist people in gaining new skills. 

Anti-Poverty Week

Anti-Poverty Week was established in Australian to expand on the UN's Annual International Anti-Poverty Day on the 17 October 2021.  Anti-Poverty week aims to encourage the community to take part in an activity to highlight or overcome issues of poverty and hardship in the community.

Join us on Thursday 21 October for a Thrift Thriving Families mini expo at the Child and Parent Centre - East Waikiki, end of Murchison Road, Cooloongup. Learn frugal recipes, money-saving tips and simple living strategies.  There will be a free pop up playgroup, children's activities and face painting, followed by a free sausage sizzle and take-home goodie bag.

Services and organisations will be set up on the day to offer free services, support and information.

Baby being passed a seedling by a parent. Baby being passed a seedling by a parent.

Thrifty Thriving Families

Thrift - the word derives from thrive.  Be Thrifty - it's how to thrive and feel good.  

Date:  Thursday 21 October 2021

Time:  9.30am-11.30am

Cost:  Free

Location:  East Waikiki Family and Parents Centre, cnr Carnegie Loop and Murchison Road, Cooloongup.

 Say No to Family Domestic Violence

Join the City at a remembrance event presented by Rockingham Kwinana Safe Family Alliance.

The Rockingham Kwinana Safe Family Alliance would like to invite all community members to join us to raise awareness of the issue of violence against women and children within our community.

There will be information stalls and guest speakers followed by a memorial to honour all those who have lost their lives as a result of domestic and family violence.

Group poster for family domestic violence Group poster for family domestic violence

Rockingham Kwinana Safe Family Alliance presents:

Say No to family Domestic Violence

Date:  Wednesday 24 November 2021

Time: 10am - 1pm

Cost:  Free

Location: Gary Holland Community Centre, 19 Kent St, Rockingham

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