MCRN


About Us

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MCRN represents and advocates on behalf of our member organisations, builds community sector capacity through networking, collaboration and partnership development and delivers a central infomation hub for our members and information to support out community.

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Hire the MCRN Meeting Room

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Our Meeting Room is available for hire.

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Our Members

Members

Our members include over 50 organisations and individuals who provide services to the Blue Mountains community.

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 How to Join

How to join

 New members are always welcome!  

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Our Community


COVID-19 Info & Updates

COVID

Info for Community
Restrictions, Rules, Cases, Testing, Vacciination, Legal Issues, Info in Other Languages, Apps  
Financial Support
Support with Food
Mental Health
Face Masks
Domestic Violence
Local Service Arrangements  
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Info for Service Providers

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Community News & Events

Events

 Our Blue Mountains 4 U facebook page provides community news and events.

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Emergencies

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Learn how to prepare for an emergency &/or get help with recovery. 

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Support Groups

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 A number of support groups run regularly at various locations in the Blue Mountains.

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Fresh Food

Food

 Food cupboards, community gardens, meals on wheels and other supports operate across the Blue Mountains.

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Service Directories

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Download a directory for services available in the Blue Mountains.

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Facts & Figures

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Fact sheets are available about our vibrant and diverse community.

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Our Sector


About Our Sector

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The Blue Mountains Community Sector is a rich and diverse sector delivering a range of programs and services that strengthen our community.  The Sector convenes through a range of interagency groups to facilitate a coordinated approach across the region.

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Resources for Our Sector

Resources

Resources by service type, for emergency preparedness and recovery, and MCRN publications are available to all services, access to referral information and Blue Mountains interagency minutes is available only to MCRN members by log in.

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Grants and Funding

Current Opportunities

ICDA Scholarship for Women, $1K towards completing the Diploma of Governance. Applications close 30 Jun.

Disaster Risk Reduction Fund – Local & Regional Risk Reduction Stream, Pathway 1: $50K-$300K; Pathway 2: $300K-$1.5M, for projects that deliver locally-based risk reduction and mitigation solutions to improve disaster resilience across NSW communities.
Applications close Fri 1 Jul.

Community Wellbeing & Resilience Grants Round 1, up to $5K to assist communities to respond & recover re 2022 floods.   Applications close Sun 10 Jul.

Youth Opportunities Program, $10K-$50K for youth-led and youth-driven community projects that have a positive youth development focus. 
Applications close Mon 8 Aug

Children & Young People Recovery Initiative - Large Grants for Storm & Flood Impacted Regions, $10K-$50K for projects to build resilience, improve wellbeing and strengthen community connections for regional children and youth living in storm and flood affected areas of regional NSW (including the Blue Mountains.)
Applications close Sat 31 Dec or earlier if funds fully expended.

Children & Young People Recovery Initiative - Small Grants Program, up to $10K to deliver projects to promote social inclusion and build community connections for regional children and youth aged 0-24 years in areas that were declared flood & storm impacted in 2021.
Applications close Fri 31 Mar or earlier if funds fully expended.

Grants and Funding Websites
Community Connective - Funding
Funding Centre - Our Community
Community Grants - BMCC
NSW Governemnt eTendering
GrantConnect - Australian GovernmentAustralian Government
Philanthropic Grants & Trusts


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Sector Meetings

12 Jul 2022 CAVA
09:30AM - 11:30AM
26 Jul 2022 BMCI - Blue Mountains Community Interagency
09:30AM - 11:30AM
28 Jul 2022 BM Community Care Forum
10:00AM - 12:00PM
03 Aug 2022 YMISA
09:30AM - 11:30AM
09 Aug 2022 CAVA
09:30AM - 11:30AM
10 Aug 2022 RRP - Recovery, Resilience & Preparedness Group
12:00PM - 02:00PM
25 Aug 2022 BM Community Care Forum
10:00AM - 12:00PM
30 Aug 2022 BMCI - Blue Mountains Community Interagency
09:30AM - 11:30AM
07 Sep 2022 YMISA
09:30AM - 11:30AM
13 Sep 2022 CAVA
09:30AM - 11:30AM

Community Sector Jobs


Health Promotions Officer, Family Planning NSW, Penrith.
Applications close Thurs 30 Jun.


Psychologist / Clinician - headspace, Uniting, Penrith.
Applications close Thurs 30 Jun.


Community Support Workers, and, Aboriginal Community Support Workers - Sustaining Tenancies in Social Housing Program, Penrith.
Applications close Thurs 30 Jun.


Caseworker - Aboriginal Female Identified, Community Restorative Centre, Penrith.
Applications close Fri 1 Jul.


Local Area Coordinator, Uniting, Penrith.
Applications close Fri 1 Jul.


Educator - OOSH, Bush Babies Childcare, Warrimoo.
Applications close Fri 1 Jul.


Clinical Lead - Got It Team - Child & Youth Mental Health Service, Penrith Community Health Centre, Penrith.
Applications close Sun 3 Jul.


Health Education Officer - D&A Services, Nepean Hospital, Kingswood.
Applications close Sun 3 Jul.


Assertive Response Outreach Team - Mental Health ClinicianNepean Hospital, Kingswood.
Applications close Sun 3 Jul.


Warehouse Team Member, St Vincent de Paul Society, Penrith.
Applications close Sun 3 Jul.


Mental Health Clinician - Penrith Community Mental Health Team, Nepean Blue Mountains LHD, Penrith.
Applications close Sun 3 Jul.


Community Officer - Volunteer, Rural & Remote Communities, Hawkesbury City Council, Windsor.
Applications close Sun 3 Jul.


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