The Empowering our
Communities initiative provides funding for community led mental health, social
and emotional wellbeing and suicide prevention initiatives that support
communities significantly impacted by drought conditions.
Hunter New England and
Central Coast Primary Health Network (HNECC PHN) is looking to fund proposals
from organisations (on behalf of communities) for short-term community
A range of activities
and topics could be considered appropriate to receive one-off funding,
events or workshops that promote resilience and reduce stigma associated with
mental illness and accessing mental health and suicide prevention services
and lifestyle activities known to improve physical and mental health, that can
be delivered in a group setting, such as exercise classes, relaxation and yoga
classes, mindfulness meditation classes; and
education on topics such as managing stress, anxiety, depression and stigma.
You can submit your application here.
It's strongly advised
that you draft your application in a Microsoft Word document or similar (to assist with this you can download a draft response template here
.) and then copy and paste into the application fields to ensure you have a backup copy should an error occur during the submission process.
You will receive an acknowledgement email after a successful submission of your application.