Since launching last year, each group has moved into a stronger sense of purpose and lots of initiatives have moved from ideas into reality in the communities. I’ve been lucky enough to visit a few in the last couple of months and I thought it might be nice to share some of what’s happening!Read More
The Warrnambool and District Community Hospice is leading a Compassionate Communities (ComCom) initiative as one of our GroundBreaker communities. The hospice is a volunteer run, not for profit service which provides social and palliative support for people who wish to die at home and their support networks.Read More
It is my new years resolution to prioritise more communication about what we’re up to in this project.
I’m afraid I get easily caught up in the ‘doing’ of the work rather than the sharing but I have come to realise that when it comes to furthering Compassionate Communities in Australia, we all need to be sharing.
It's been a huge couple of months for the NCCF with the initial community forums starting to take place across the country and GroundBreaker community leads coming together for the first time in June. This has been a fantastic process to gain insight and learning as to what makes a community forum a valuable starting point for Compassionate Communities…Read More
Greetings again, this time from sunny (rainy) Hackney!
We've had an incredible week, brains exploding with insights and inspiration from the people and organisations we've been lucky to meet over here…
Holly and Kerrie are in the UK meeting the who’s who of the Compassionate Communities movement. Share in their discoveries as they keep us in the loop with where they go, who they meet and what they learn along the way. First leg, Birmingham to Leeds.Read More
Join Holly and Kerrie as they jet set around the UK delving deep into the Compassionate Communities movement in the UK.Read More
Sydney's Northern Beaches is the pilot community for the National Compassionate Communities Forum. Initiated by Community Care Northern Beaches (CCNB), they had their first community meeting to introduce the concept of ComCom and to get together and discuss the ways this movement could benefit the northern beaches.Read More
The very first Compassionate Communities National Forum (NCCF) meeting. Kerrie, Jessie and Holly (from GroundSwell) met with Stephen and Marika (from Community Care Northern Beaches) to discuss the possibilities of the Northern Beaches being the pilot community for the NCCF.Read More