Singleton Family Support is funded by DCJ to provide the Targeted Earlier Intervention (TEI) program. This program is designed to support families with vulnerability’s to build capacity and resilience to meet these challenges. Most families need additional assistance at times and seeking help is a proactive step towards a safe and thriving community.
DCJ has funded Singleton Family Support for over 30 years. This funding employs staff and finances utilities and service operations. Singleton Family Support has legal obligations to be compliant and meet the specification of the program.
This charity event held in Singleton every April donates all profits made to Singleton Family Support to further assist families in the Singleton community. This partnership was established in 2015 and has to date raised over $150 000. All money donated further assists the services capacity to assist vulnerable children and families that access Singleton Family Support.
Integra Underground have generously offered to fund our very important Reclaiming My Place Program. This program is an integral part of the service and offers women affected by trauma and disadvantage an opportunity to explore creativity, develop new skills and express emotions through the process of art making. With this support the women attending the program will be provided with a beautiful pack of high quality art supplies to use during the program, and enjoy participating in an art exhibition that will showcase their art to families and the community.
Thread Together is a charity organisation that offers people in need, comfortable clothing to enable them to feel safe and warm. New clothes, rescued from potential landfill are available at no cost to those who need it most.
Good quality clothing and shoes can be delivered to service partners to then be passed on to people in their community. Thread Together believes that restoring dignity and hope for men, women and children by providing the opportunity to choose a complete wardrobe of new clothes can empower change. Thread Together clothing can be accessed through Singleton Family Support.
Partnering with Hunter Prelude allows families to access the support of both services in a friendly and supportive environment. Early intervention and education is a key principle to assisting families for the best outcomes of each families wellbeing. A supported playgroup offers families a place to socialise, learn about child development and access parenting information.
Reclaiming My Place is a program developed by the Newcastle University and facilitated by University staff. Singleton Family Support has been partnering to facilitate this program in the Singleton community due to the significant positive outcomes for women attending the program.
Outcomes of this program have seen women return to study, gain employment, increase their self-belief and worth and regain self-determination in their lives.
On the surface VivCourt Trading might look like your average financial trading firm. VivCourt’s founder, Rob Keldoulis, has taken the traditional corporate business model and flipped it on its head. He has challenged every aspect and come away with what he believes will evolve into the only sustainable corporate model of the future. By flipping the thinking around, he has built a business that is centred on the employees, customers and charities. Through annual donations from employees of VivCourt Trading to Singleton Family Support, the service has been able to widen the scope of program and service delivery to vulnerable families in a significantly impactful way.
United Wambo Joint Venture have generously donated funds for our Reclaiming My Place Program. This essential program that provides women affected by trauma and disadvantage with a unique chance to explore their creativity, cultivate new skills, and express their emotions through the powerful process of art making. Thanks to the generous support we’ve received, the women participating in our program will have access to a beautiful pack of high-quality art supplies, enhancing their artistic journey. Moreover, they will have the wonderful opportunity to showcase their art to families and the community through an art exhibition, fostering a sense of empowerment and pride in their achievements.
BHP have generously donated funds for our Creating My Place Program.
Creating My Place is a programmed developed alongside the underpinnings of ‘Reclaiming My Place.’ It is a sister program that encapsulates art as therapy while engaging with participants on a range of current issues and barriers impacting young people.
Creating My Place is an early intervention, psychoeducational and therapeutic program designed to empower and enhance the self-esteem, resilience, and the capabilities of young people to determine ways that support their mental health and wellbeing. The program encourages peer group connection and support of each other. The program offers positive psychology segways of mindfulness, meditation, yoga, kindness, flow and gratitude to deepen the experience of the students.
Singleton Family Support receives donations from community members and businesses in the community. We have received monetary donations, hand knitted blankets, toys for gifts and gift vouchers to pass onto families.
Currently Mental Health Accredited Social Workers, Victims Services Counsellors and a financial counselling service can be accessed at Singleton Family Support via appointments through these service providers.
Please contact the Manager about our Community Room rental rates if you are a service provider looking at offering services in Singleton.