Welcome to UCEBC
UNITINGCARE EAST BURWOOD CENTRE
Serving the Community since 1973
220 Burwood Highway Burwood East 3151
9803 3400 [email protected]
At UnitingCare East Burwood Centre
we offer help to meet the individual needs
of people living in the City of Whitehorse and surrounding areas.
PROFESSIONAL STAFF AND TRAINED VOLUNTEERS ARE AVAILABLE TO PROVIDE:
Emergency Assistance Information and referral
Counselling Family Services No-interest loans
Positive Living Groups Carers Support Groups
Study Buddies for school children
More details can be found in the guides at left of this page.
U O K ?
a conversation could save a life
CONNECTING CARERS EXPO
Monday 20th OCTOBER 11am—6pm
A broad range of information will be provided by 24 organizations
that are involved in supporting carers and care recipients.
Speakers will share their knowledge in presentations and workshops.
Free hearing checks.
Hand massage therapy.
Free BBQ lunch, and refreshments throughout the day.
SUPPORTS UNITINGCARE EAST BURWOOD CENTRE
OPEN: Tues –
Sat, 9.30am – 1.00pm
FROM THE POSITIVE LIVING GROUP PEOPLEfeaturing personal tales and reminiscences.
When family and friends share tea … memories are made
and it’s no longer ‘ I,’ … but ‘ We’ .The Recipe Book is available from the Centre - $10
Help with Homework is available at UCEBC for Children from Grade 4 to Year 9.
*A space to concentrate on their homework without distractions*
*Help and guidance for parents to develop strategies for assisting their children*
The program aims to make school a more comfortable place
where the children can manage their work
with a greater degree of confidence.
Free snacks are provided.
The sessions operate Wednesdays, from 3.45 - 5.30pm, during term time.
Bookings are essential - Contact the Centre on 9803 3400.
FUNDS ARE NEEDED TO KEEP THIS PROGRAM GOING - Your donation would be welcome
CAN YOU SPARE SOME TIME TO VOLUNTEER? - Ring the Centre on 9803 3400
EMERGENCY FOOD SUPPLIES
EVERY DAY AT UCEBC WE PROVIDE ASSISTANCE
TO THE PEOPLEWHO LOOK TO US FOR HELP.
CURRENTLY OUR EMERGENCY STOCKS NEED MORE OF THESE ITEMS :
Long life milk - Cereals – Tinned meat –Tinned vegetables – Spaghetti – Baked beans.
POSITIVE LIVING GROUPS
ON OUR STRENGTHS
AND ENJOYING LIFE WITH FRIENDS
The focus of our POSITIVE LIVING GROUPS
is on encouraging members to build on their strengths and develop their skills,
at Bunnings Store in Middleborough Road Box Hill.
Come and join us - to help out on the Friday roster -
or to enjoy our Sausages and Drinks.
You may like to become a helper at one of the other stores
~ ~ The number to ring to Start Sizzling - 0411 490 365 ~ ~
Volunteers play a vital part in promoting the well-being of our clients.
Volunteers are not paid –
UCEBC, ITS STAFF AND ITS VOLUNTEERS - ARE PART OF THIS VITAL NETWORK.
SUPPORTING UNITINGCARE EAST BURWOOD CENTRE
Donations form a valued part of the budget that sustains our day-to-day services.
Using the link below, you can support the Centre
via the 'Share Community Appeal' website.
Ongoing Change provides the opportunity in a group setting for anyone who is looking for life changes.
CHANGE CAN BE ONGOING, PROGRESSIVE, LASTING.
Meetings take place at several venues and UnitingCare East Burwood Centre hosts one group,
Mondays, 7.00 - 8.30pm. Cost is $15 per session.
For more information, visit the website: ongoingchange.org.au.
UnitingCare East Burwood Centre supports personal and family independence, wellbeing and community connections.
The Centre is responsive to the changing and diverse needs of the community so that lives are enhanced.
The Centre -
Welcomes children, their families and carers.
Recognises that children are vulnerable.
Recognises and responds to children with special needs including a disability.
Encourages the participation of Aboriginal children.
Recognises and responds to the particular needs of children from diverse cultural, linguistic
Encourages children to participate
Recruits and manages staff and volunteers who have an understanding of the needs of children.
Ensures that the whole organisation has a commitment
Educates staff about child safety.___________________
THE LATEST NEWSLETTER - Summer 2013
Sir James Gobbo's 2012 address on video here
Read it here
the transcript here