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NDIS SUPPORT COORDINATION

NDIS Support Coordination (Case Management) involves assistance to strengthen the participant’s abilities to coordinate supports & participate in the community. This includes: Resolving points of crisis Developing capacity and resilience in a participant’s network Coordinating supports from a range of sources If you have Support Coordination in your NDIS plan, SMCS will assist you to …

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COVID-19 SERVICE UPDATE

As of 18 November 2020 Sydney MCS is continuously monitoring the changing COVID-19 situation.  The needs of our clients are at the heart of how we operate, therefore our priority is always to ensure safety and continuity of service. Please note our office will be closed from 24 December 2020 to 4 January 2021.    Settlement Services …

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NDIS CAPACITY BUILDING

Psycho-Social Coaching helps you grow with:• Support with your mental health and emotional wellbeing• Assistance in managing life stages and transitions• Counselling• Positive and growth mindset training• Mentoring and coaching• Wellness support• Skills development• Setting goals and planning• Social engagement support• Coordination Coaching is currently offered in six languages:English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Bahasa, Hokkien, Hainan Experience: Certificate IV in …

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PAVING THE WAY TO CAREER SUCCESS

To mark National Volunteer Week 2020,  I interviewed (via Zoom) our Employment Support Programme Mentor, Valerie. Covid-19 has put an added complication to newly arrived migrants looking for work or changing jobs and Valerie and the Sydney MCS team have recently reformatted the programme to a digital one under the current circumstances. Your backgroundValerie is a retired …

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EMPLOYMENT SUPPORT PROGRAM

Finding a job can be challenging for anyone, especially if you are new in a country. Sydney MCS’ Migrant and Refugee Employment Support Program can help you to be more effective in your job search. How does the Employment Support Program work? Personalised and individual one-to-one sessions with our HR Professional Volunteer in: Resume and …

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ENGLISH CONVERSATION GROUPS

SMCS believes that English is an integral part of the settlement process in Australia. We provide English Conversation Groups which are led by volunteers. All students must contact the centre in order to enrol. SMCS has limited places available for students wanting to take part in our groups and so in order to accommodate as many students …

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FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

Material Assistance Program EAPA voucher What is an EAPA voucher? Funded by the NSW Department of Energy, Utilities and Sustainability, EAPA crisis vouchers are designed to assist people who are financially disadvantaged and are having difficulty paying their home gas and/or electricity bill because of crisis. It is not intended as ongoing income support. Who …

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NDIS CORE SUPPORTS AND ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY OPTIONS

The NDIS Plan has three support budgets; Core supports, Capital supports (Assistive Technology) and Capacity Building supports. You will receive reasonable and necessary funding under the relevant budget depending on your support needs.The NDIS Price Guide is arranged into 15 support categories. This price controls applied since 1 July 2018. NDIS Core Supports NDIS Core Supports can …

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