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 Master Lists

Master List for Central Coast Community Services, Interagencies and Forums (updated May 2016)

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Central Coast Men's Shed Master List.

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 Central Coast Local Health District Support Groups & Services Directory 2016.

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Aboriginal Employment Pathway Program

Focussing on providing culturally appropriate connections with the community and individually focused employment solutions

  • Are you an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander?
  • Are you seeking to gain employment?
  • Not sure which career path is right for you?
  • Do you need help to get a job?

Job Centre Australia’s Aboriginal Employment Pathway Program (AEPP) is designed to provide culturally appropriate support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to overcome barriers to gaining and maintaining employment.

  • We individually tailor the support required, whether it be training, on the job support or mentoring to help in the transition to employment
  • Provide clients with a culturally appropriate approach to employment options through our Disability Employment Program
  • Provide opportunities to participate in culturally specific designed programs including our M-Power programs
  • Provide mentoring and support through our Indigenous Engagement Coordinator
  • Enable and support clients to access Aboriginal Employment Pathways


  • Job Centre Australia has partnered with Reconcilliation Australia in the development of our Reconciliation Action PlanJob Centre Australia has Indigenous Engagement Co-ordinators and trainers in NSW and QLD, with approximately 6% of our staff identifying as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
  • All of Job Centre Australia staff undertake cultural training with input from the local Aboriginal Community
  • All staff have access to a Aboriginal Staff member for support and guidance
  • All staff have cultural appropriate resources available to them if need for further referrals and supports.
  • Staff are encouraged and attend significant cultural events including NAIDOC

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Aboriginal Communities to 
Co-design Healing Forums.

A series of forums across NSW will give Aboriginal communities the opportunity to discuss the need for healing informed practices with government agencies.

Expressions of interest are now open to Aboriginal communities who would like to co-design an Opportunity Choice Healing Responsibility Empowerment (OCHRE) forum.

Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Leslie Williams said up to six forums will be planned over the coming year.

“These forums flow from the ongoing conversations between Aboriginal people and the NSW Government about how we can best support community led healing,” Mrs Williams said.

The forums, supported by Aboriginal Affairs and the Healing Foundation, will provide an opportunity for Aboriginal communities to engage directly with government and non-government agencies.

“Recognising the impact of trauma on ourselves, our families and communities is the first step towards healing from the intergenerational effects of policies like the Stolen Generations, and this will be covered through the forums,” Healing Foundation CEO Richard Weston said.

Expressions of interest are open to Aboriginal communities in NSW where there is broad community interest and readiness to discuss healing, and where Aboriginal leaders are leading community healing.

Expressions of interest close on 31 August 2016.

For more information please visit

Please click here to read Media Release.

Please click here to read OCHRE Healing Forums Frequently Asked Questions.

What's Coming Up

Central Coast Community Interagency (formerly Wyong Interagency)



2016 Meeting dates are as follows:

Thursday 15th September 2016Watanobbi Community Centre, Harrrington Close, Watanobbi.

Monday 21st November 2016 - Kariong Neighbourhood Centre, 10 Langford Drive, Kariong.

Meeting time 9:30am - 11:30am SHARP!

gold coin morning tea

Mens Interagency

The Central Coast Men’s Interagency will reconvene in February 2016 and when speakers and venues are confirmed details will be posted.

After a brief hiatus, the Men’s Interagency is back! Thanks to support from the Benevolent Society our next meeting will be as follows:

Tuesday 23rd August


Building A

The Entrance Community Centre

Cnr Battley Ave & Central Coast Highway

If you wish to confirm that your details are on the Mens Interagency mail list please send an email to and details will be amended /added

Bishop Collins - NFP COMMUNITY Cluster 2016 

The Cluster will reconvene in 2016 and when speakers and venues are confirmed, details will be posted.  If you wish to confirm that your details are on the invitation list, please send email to and your details will be amended/added.  

For further information contact:

Central Coast Multicultural Interagency

Meeting dates  are as follows:

6th October 2016 - Erina

1st December 2016 - The Entrance


-        ERINA – Interrelate – 213 The Entrance Road Erina Tel: 43638050

-        THE ENTRANCE COMMUNITY CENTRE – Oakland Ave, The Entrance

Disability Interagency Meetings 2016

9th November - 9.30am - 12.30pm - Erina Room (Auditorium) Erina Centre, Terrigal Drive, Erina Fair

Light refreshments will be provided at the meeting.