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Education

Hornsby Shire Libraries

Visit: https://www.hornsby.nsw.gov.au/library/catalogues-and-resources

Lessons in Nature

Created by Brad Crossman at Gibberagong Environmental Education Centre
Visit: www.gibberagongeec.nsw.edu.au or https://sites.google.com/education.nsw.gov.au/lessons-in-nature

Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Community College

https://www.hkcc.nsw.edu.au/ 9482 1189

TAFE

COVID-19 fee-free online short courses

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, TAFE NSW, in conjunction with the NSW Government, is offering a number of fee-free short courses that can be completed in just days or weeks, offering practical skills and experiences across a range of industries. If you’re considering a new direction, why not explore some of the fee-free short courses as well as learn more about our Mature Age Scholarships, Destination Australia Scholarships and Women in Business program, among many others. Please check eligibility criteria.

Esafety

Staying connected online has never been more important, now that many of us are physically isolated from family members, friends, colleagues and support networks.The internet is a great way to socialise, learn, work, play and be entertained. But there are also risks. So eSafety is adding new content every day to help you stay safe online.
Visit: https://www.esafety.gov.au/key-issues/covid-19

Teepa Snow video

How to have a phone conversation with a family member with dementia during social isolation.
Visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6yi79gKdVRo&fbclid=IwAR1e79peb2Fz6e3A_2Q57baJ5PhCzUwMQ8YL5wVUz4epwHDNI_NKw1AxFUk

Salvation Army Transition to Work Program

Referrals are sill being taken to provide support to young people to help them achieve their goals in these uncertain times. The program supports young people between the age of 15 to 24 years who are not studying, working or connected with any other job provider. The program gives support through employability skills, training courses and helping young people find work.
Phone: 136 123
Email: Youth.Services@salvationarmy.org.au
Visit: employmentplus.com.au

Harvard Health

How to boost your immune system. Helpful ways to strengthen your immune system and fight off disease.
Visit: https://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/how-to-boost-your-immune-system

Healthdirect

Can you boost your immune system against the Coronoavirus? There are a few simple things you can do to help strengthen your immune system and help protect yourself from many types of viruses.
Visit: https://www.healthdirect.gov.au/blog/can-you-boost-your-immune-system-against-the-coronavirus-covid-19

Learner drivers

For information about the Safer Driver Course visit: https://www.rms.nsw.gov.au/roads/licence/driver/learner/safer-drivers-course.html. For official notification in regards to the legality of driving tuition during COVID-19 visit https://www.rms.nsw.gov.au/roads/licence/driver/learner/driving-instructors.html

NSW Seniors Card

News and activities; latest offers, events, online games competitions and information helpful to NSW seniors.
Visit: http://www.seniorscard.nsw.gov.au/news-activities

Carer Gateway

Carer Gateway is the Australian Government’s national carer hub providing reliable services, supports and advice specifically for carers.

The following services are free:

  • Digital counselling
  • Online peer support community forum
  • Online self-guided coaching
  • Online carer skills course

Phone: 1800 422 737 Monday to Friday between 8am and 5pm.
Visit: www.carergateway.gov.au

Lifeline

Lifeline Training opportunities; free/low cost training available, financial counselling, emergency relief, DV alerts and Aware training and Accidental Counsellor training.
Phone: 9498 8805
Visit: https://lifelineh2h.org.au/

Story Factor

Founded in 2012, Story Factory is a not-for-profit creative writing centre for marginalised young people aged 7 to 17.
Creative writing recourses visit: https://www.storyfactory.org.au/creative-writing-at-home-1?fbclid=IwAR0ktIAKosMRSXpeP7YKJNswwDy7d09f8--n0OkZ_4_INGC_41U0U2caD4M
Online classes via Instagram visit: https://www.instagram.com/storyfactorypublishing/channel/