20-year-old Samantha was experiencing family violence on the Gold Coast. Her mother was verbally and psychologically abusive, and when this escalated into physical violence,
Anna experiences severe impacts of schizophrenia and is highly cautious about interacting with people and accepting help. She was unaware of how hazardous her
When I first wanted to be a volunteer, I thought it was for the usual reasons: time to give something back, my time to
We are operating a reduced service so that we can continue to support people. Following current social-distancing guidelines, we are still offering support to people who are facing a crisis, though we will be restricting face-to-face meetings.
We have been blown away by the incredible effort from the owners of Echo Hills Estate who donated over $18,000 to Community Northern Beaches through the sale of 500 cases of quality chardonnay and shiraz. Northern Beaches’ couples; Sarah and Steve Day, Cath and Glen Butler, and Megan and David Epper, are the driving force behind Echo Hills Estate,
On Friday 23 August 2020, Local Member for Manly, James Griffin MP, handed over a cheque for $90,000 to Community Northern Beaches Executive Director, John Kelly, accompanied by the President of Community Northern Beaches, Adele Heasman and Treasurer Bill Barnes. This funding was provided by The Hon. Brad Hazzard, MP, Minister for Health,
When COVID-19 hit Sydney, 28 year old local Georgie lost her job in the fitness industry. Georgie made a conscious decision to use her time help others rather than sit around and wait for new opportunities to come to her. She came up with a plan to walk 24 hours straight, from Queenscliff to Shelley Beach in Manly.
On the 27 July, 2020 Community Northern Beaches entered a new phase of service to the Northern Beaches’ community when it relocated to 52 Raglan Street, Manly. After decades at Wentworth Street, in a building that has now outlived its usefulness, we have moved to a modern, well-designed office that will offer even more opportunity for our staff, volunteers, partners and clients.