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Wellbeing grants available to empower drought affected communities

Posted October 25 2019

Hunter New England and Central Coast Primary Health Network (HNECC PHN) is offering grants of up to $50,000 for community-led activities that build resilience during the big dry.

The Empowering our Communities grants will fund:
  • Community events or workshops that promote resilience and reduce stigma associated with mental illness and accessing mental health and suicide prevention services
  • Complementary and lifestyle activities known to improve physical and mental health, that can be delivered in a group setting, such as exercise classes, relaxation and yoga classes, mindfulness meditation classes; and
  • Community education on topics such as managing stress, anxiety, depression and stigma.

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February 25 2021

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Mental Health and COVID Grants

Five (5) grants of $6,000 each are available to CALD support organisations in the Hunter New England and Central Coast areas to develop video, audio and/or printed materials to encourage local people in CALD community groups impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and associated social isolation to access local mental health and wellbeing support services.

Learn more about Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Mental Health and COVID Grants