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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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

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.

Multicultural NSW Stronger Together Grants, $20K-$40K for projects to make a lasting positive impact on social cohesion at the grassroots level.  
Applications close Fri 26 Aug.

Care Finder Program Tenders, organisation sought to deliver the program to assist older people in accessing & understanding the aged care system in the Nepean Blue Mountains region.
Tenders close Fri 16 Sep.

Community Road Safety Grants, $5K-$30K for road safety projects that involve education and /or community engagement activities.
Applications close Tues 20 Sep.

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

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
21 Sep 2022 RRP - Recovery, Resilience & Preparedness Group
12:00PM - 02:00PM
22 Sep 2022 BM Community Care Forum
10:00AM - 12:00PM
27 Sep 2022 BMCI - Blue Mountains Community Interagency
09:30AM - 11:30AM
11 Oct 2022 CAVA
09:30AM - 11:30AM
25 Oct 2022 BMCI - Blue Mountains Community Interagency
09:30AM - 11:30AM
27 Oct 2022 BM Community Care Forum
10:00AM - 12:00PM

Community Sector Jobs


Peer Worker - Youth Community Living Support Services, Wellways Australia, Penrith.
Applications close Mon 15 Aug.


Intake & Assessment Clinician YESS, Uniting, Penrith.
Applications close Tues 16 Aug.


Youth Case Manager - OOHC, Dept of Communities & Justice, Penrith.
Applications close Wed 17 Aug.


Administration & Volunteer Coordinator (Paid Position), Central Tablelands & Blue Mountains Community Legal Centre, Katoomba.
Applications close Fri 19 Aug.


Domestic & Family Violence Specialist - Nepean Blue Mountains Women's Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service, Penrith Women's Health Centre, Penrith.
Applications close Fri 19 Aug.


Child Care Assistant (Casual), Penrith City Council, Penrith.
Applications close Fri 19 Aug.


Financial Counsellor, Riverstone Neighbourhood Centre, Riverstone.
Applications close Fri 19 Aug.


Justice Reinvestment Engagement Officer, Aboriginal Legal Service, Mount Druitt.
Applications close Fri 19 Aug.


Local Area Coordinator, Uniting, Penrith.
Applications close Sun 21 Aug.


Youth Drug & Alcohol Clinician, Nepean Hospital, Kingswood.
Applications close Sun 21 Aug.


Mental Health ClinicianNepean Hospital, Kingswood.
Applications close Sun 21 Aug.


Aboriginal Mental Health Care NavigatorNepean Hospital, Kingswood.
Applications close Sun 21 Aug.


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