We offer a range of support services for the community:
Our mentoring 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. Due to the nature of the program we do require commitment for a minimum of three months with weekly sessions of at least 2 hours.
“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.
Are you a community service, child care centre, preschool or other organisation wanting to:
Offering cultural awareness training to a wide range of sectors, we ensure that we identify the core values and needs of our clients and deliver a holistic service.
Addressing a number of components, training is mainly theory based. However, much discussion and practical application occurs throughout the session.
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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Connecting Culture is a fee-for-service business.
We provide cultural solutions and expertise for services working with and engaging Aboriginal people.
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.