The ConnectGroups Podcast Series
Facilitating a Support Group

Facilitating a Support Group

October 22, 2020

ConnectGroups’ Sector and Community Development Officer Tegan O’Rafferty provides a guide to facilitating a Support Group.

Click here to view the accompanying fact sheet.

If you require support, please contact ConnectGroups on (08) 9364 6909 or email info@connectgroups.org.au

 

ConnectGroups Interview on Radio Fremantle

ConnectGroups Interview on Radio Fremantle

August 24, 2020

Radio Fremantle 107.9 FM interviews ConnectGroups about the value of Support Groups.

Strategic Planning

Strategic Planning

April 14, 2020

ConnectGroups’ Sector and Community Development Officer Tegan O’Rafferty provides 5 easy steps to creating a Strategic Plan for your Support Group.

Click here to download the accompanying PowerPoint Presentation.

If you require support, please contact ConnectGroups on (08) 9364 6909 or email info@connectgroups.org.au

 

DIF Feature: Val and Kathy’s Crafty Kitchen

DIF Feature: Val and Kathy’s Crafty Kitchen

March 18, 2020

ConnectGroups chats with Val and Kathy from Val and Kathy's Crafty Kitchen, a community group in Roebourne that provides a culturally-safe and welcoming space for community to yarn, cook, craft and go on-country. The group are grant recipients of ConnectGroups' Dream it Forward Program, which focuses on the social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, families, and communities in Western Australia by activating and strenghtening culture.

To find out more about Dream it Forward (DIF), visit the ConnectGroups website.

For more information about Val and Kathy's Crafty Kitchen, email katnoel@bigpond.com

 

Music: https://www.purple-planet.com

Starting a Support Group

Starting a Support Group

March 16, 2020

ConnectGroups CEO Antonella Segre provides a step-by-step guide to starting a Support Group. If you're looking at setting up a group, or are in the early stages of development, this podcast will assist you in taking those first foundation steps.

As an additional resource, please take a look at our Starting a Support Group Podcast Fact Sheet.

For further information and support, contact ConnectGroups on (08) 9364 6909 or email info@connectgroups.org.au.

 

Music: https://www.purple-planet.com

Support Group Feature: Invisible Illnesses Inc.

Support Group Feature: Invisible Illnesses Inc.

March 6, 2020

ConnectGroups speaks with Michelle Greenwood, Founder of Invisible Illnesses Inc. (formerly Fibro & Us), a Support Group that supports and educates people diagnosed with an invisible illness.

You can find out more about Invisible Illnesses Inc. here.

 

To find out more about Support Groups near you, or for group assistance, contact ConnectGroups on (08) 9364 6909 or email info@connectgroups.org.au.

 

Music: https://www.purple-planet.com

PIF: How to Prepare a Small Grant Application

PIF: How to Prepare a Small Grant Application

February 4, 2020

Christine and Karen from our Small Grants Team provide a step-by-step guide to preparing an application for our Pay it Forward grants. Have a listen to hear how simple the process is with support from the team every step of the way.

Click here to download the the accompanying PowerPoint Presentation.

For more information about the Pay it Forward Program, visit the ConnectGroups website.

 

Music: https://www.purple-planet.com

Support Group Feature: Activate Mental Health

Support Group Feature: Activate Mental Health

November 12, 2019

ConnectGroups speaks with Rahul Seth, Founder of Activate Mental Health, a Support Group that provides social connection for positive mental health and wellbeing.

You can find out more about Activate Mental Health here.

 

To find out more about Support Groups near you, or for group assistance, contact ConnectGroups on (08) 9364 6909 or email info@connectgroups.org.au.

 

Music: https://www.purple-planet.com

Support Group Feature: SWEAR WA

Support Group Feature: SWEAR WA

September 9, 2019

ConnectGroups speaks with Emma Softly, the president of SWEAR WA (Sex Work; Education, Advocacy & Rights WA), an organisation that provides peer education and support to WA sex workers, and that lobbies for legislative change and decriminalisation in WA.

You can find out more about SWEAR WA here.

To find out more about Support Groups near you, or for group assistance, contact ConnectGroups on (08) 9364 6909 or email info@connectgroups.org.au.

 

Music: https://www.purple-planet.com

Support Group Feature: The Inner Ninja Foundation

Support Group Feature: The Inner Ninja Foundation

August 1, 2019

ConnectGroups speaks with Stef Caminiti, Founder and CEO of The Inner Ninja Foundation, an organisation that supports people to achieve mental wellness through peer support and lived experience.

You can find out more about The Inner Ninja Foundation here.

To find out more about Support Groups near you, or for group assistance, contact ConnectGroups on (08) 9364 6909 or email info@connectgroups.org.au.

 

Music: https://www.purple-planet.com

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