Precious Breath Festival Saturday 2nd November 2019

We were thrilled with the success of The Precious Breath Festival on Saturday 2nd November at Avalon Bowlo. ​ The day was an outdoor celebration of life, a collaboration with great conversations for the Northern Beaches community to support positive mental health. A big thank you to the bands that played on the day –  Amish Tech Support, The Ginger …

Legacy Art Project

Legacy Art Project brings people, their memories and future together. CCNB led a Project using Art as a connector. This is what happened……  Dear Juliane and Cate, I think the residents at RSL Lifecare who were involved in the Legacy Art Project may remember our presence in the space provided for art activities for a short while, but the degree …

CCNB Graduate Program

Established in 1994, CCNB is known and respected as the Northern Sydney region’s largest, non-denominational, community led and operated organisation. We know that strong and healthy communities support people to get the most out of life. That’s why we invest in our communities and lead initiatives that grow and develop our community connections. CCNB launched a Graduate Program earlier in …

RUOK DAY 12th September 2019

Today for  R U OK? Day the CCNB team had a shared lunch which sparked lots of conversations. Please remember to check in with family, friends and colleagues because a conversation could change a life. Today is also a good time to remind oneself to be kind to others because we never know what they might be going through. Thanks …

Shining a light on World Suicide Prevention day

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day, this is an opportunity to talk about suicide and collectively shine a light on suicide in Australia. Please watch our CCNB Suicide Prevention video In 2017, 3128 Australians took their life, which equates to eight suicides a day. We can all work together to prevent suicide, raise awareness and encourage conversations. Everyone has a …

The Young Leaders Room

A Leadership Development Program for Young People Call for Expressions of Interest Are you a young person (Aged 18 – 23) that lives, works or regularly visits the Northern Sydney Region? Do you believe in the power of community? Have you got what it takes to be a community leader? CCNB is launching a unique leadership development program specifically for …

CCNB Carer Movie Day

Today our CCNB staff hosted a complimentary carer movie morning with over 150 people attending to watch the Lion King movie at Warriewood cinemas. We love the CCNB staff jungle uniform that Michele and Chantelle are wearing and we hope everyone attending enjoyed the movie and their complimentary popcorn or choc top!

Awareness of phone scams regarding Home Care Packages

We have been made aware that there have been recent reports of scammers targeting Home Care Package recipients via phone. These scammers often start by offering a better Home Care Package and attempting to lure the client into making a payment of some description, including through the purchase of vouchers. In one reported case, a scammer advised the client they …

Understanding the Impacts of Loneliness and Isolation Event July 2019

Did you know that that 1 in 4 Australians are lonely? Did you also know that loneliness is really bad for your health and a cause of early death?Loneliness;• is as harmful as smoking 15 cigarettes a day;• is worse for a person’s health than obesity;• increases the risk of early death by up to 32%.Source: Brigham Young University, Utah …

Pop-up Wellness event – Coffee, Cake and Wellbeing

CCNB want to thank everyone that came to our Wellness pop-up event: ‘Coffee, Cake and Wellbeing’ on 18th June. The event was a great success and it was wonderful to see everyone sharing their ideas on wellness and enjoying good conversation and delicious cake! We have created a CCNB Wellness Directory listing wellness-oriented services, programs and resources located on the …