“If an Aboriginal child or young person enters out-of-home care, then they must have a cultural plan that keeps them connected to their family, community and Country.
An Aboriginal child or young person who is being managed by a non-Aborginal NGO must have their cultural plan approved by the Aboriginal community.”
Connecting Culture delivers this service with the assurance that the plan is supported by the local Aboriginal community.
All plans are developed by:
Family Group Conferencing is a process that brings families together to empower them to make their own decisions for solutions around the issues that they may be facing, where children and young people are also involved.
In New South Wales Family Group Conferencing is increasingly being used to support decision making processes regarding families, children and young people.
This service provides for:
This service is delivered in a culturally appropriate manner when working with groups of Aboriginal identity.
Our Services Manager, Ian Eggins, is a qualified facilitator of Family Group Conferencing.
We connect the community to culture!
Our aim is to give easy access to people to learn all about Aboriginal culture.
From traditions and history through to contemporary issues and practices. We believe it is important to integrate the past with the present to build a strong future for Aboriginal people.
By arranging regular activities, workshops and camps for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people we will deliver on this objective.
We deliver education and knowledge in a fun and interactive environment for all ages.
This service is suitable for all different types of services and organisations, such as OOHC agencies, early education centres and schools, plus much more.
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With a focus on personal interests and current life-stage, we work with youth (from school aged), integrating cultural learning in each session.
Mentoring may be one-on-one or group sessions.
Our program is aimed at young people needing assistance with identity, belonging and stability.
Outcomes are established in the early stages, with plans developed to ensure effective and timely delivery.
Do you know a child or young person who:
Are you a community service, child care centre, preschool or other organisation wanting to:
Connecting Culture is a fee-for-service business.
We do not receive government funding.
With the exception of Cultural Planning, our services are charged at an hourly rate.
Please contact us for more information regarding fees.