DV Alert Training

Uniting Care Mental Health, in conjunction with Lifeline and Parramatta Mission, are hosting a DV Alert Training Session (Domestic Violence Response Training) on 7th and 8th April in Kurrajong.

There are 25 places available and the training is free to health and community workers.

DV Alert is a nationally recognised training program that enables health, allied health and front-line workers to confidently:

• Recognise signs of domestic and family violence

• Respond with appropriate care

• Refer affected individuals and families to relevant support services

All enquiries to training@ucmh.org.au.

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Parramatta Mission Samuel Leigh 200th Anniversary

Rev Samuel Leigh was the first Wesley Missionary to the colony of New South Wales and subsequently the first minister of Parramatta Mission. He arrived in Sydney on August 10, 1815 and went on to secure the land grant where Parramatta Mission now stands. Rev Leigh and his wife Catherine worked tirelessly among the colony at Parramatta and established mission work with indigenous groups and in New Zealand.

Parramatta Mission are celebrating this anniversary with some special events including an Anniversary Service on Sunday 9th August at 9.30am at Leigh Memorial Macquarie St Parramatta. There is also a picnic, High Tea and A Heritage Evening details are on the flyer on the noticeboard.

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