- 2 Feb 2022 | NEWSALLBIDS prove they’re ALL LOVE for local charities, including Marymead’s AuxiliaryIf you have grown up in Canberra or been here for a number of years, there is no doubt you would have come across, or at least heard of, the online auction site ALLBIDS. Over the past ten years, ALLBIDS has generated over $25million for sellers and raised more than $3million for charities and community partners.
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7 Sep 2022 | NEWS
Foster Care Week 11th- 17th Sept
Today, more than ever, there is a pressing need for foster carers as the sector faces a significant shortage. Children and young people aged from 0 to 18 are in urgent need of safe and nurturing homes, and a family who will care and be there for them.
8 Aug 2022 | NEWS
The First 1000 Days Conference - Earlybird Tickets on Sale Now!
Marymead, Perinatal Wellbeing Centre and Tresillian QEII Family Centre, will come together for the first time, to present The First 1000 Days Conference on Tuesday, 8th November 2022 at the Canberra Southern Cross Club for health professionals working with expectant parents and families with newborns and toddlers.
23 Mar 2022 | NEWS
Marymead receives a large donation of women's clothing ahead of a chilly Winter
Last week, Marymead were fortunate to receive a pallet load of women’s apparel kindly donated by BIG W and Good360.
27 Jan 2022 | NEWS
Mental Health and Counselling Unit, trailblazing in lockdown
The most recent COVID-19 lockdown has posed many challenges to the New Horizons team. Preparing to move counselling sessions with children online has been no small feat! However, our clinicians have remained undeterred and have used all their passion and creativity to trailblaze a new way of conducting therapy in an online space.
17 Jan 2022 | NEWS
Exciting New Program, REVIVAL.
In August of 2021 we were excited when Marymead and The Family Place were awarded funding for a new program, 'Revival' in the Eurobodalla region.
11 Jan 2022 | NEWS
Meet the gardeners who are growing skills, community and a bumper crop
Marymead’s Urban Land Community Harvest – aka mulch – is a horticultural social enterprise that gives disabled adults the chance to become market gardeners. And they’re working towards a bumper crop this season!
20 Dec 2021 | NEWS
Safe & Connect Youth: Coordinated Services Response Program
It was fantastic to hear in the 2021–22 ACT Budget, that the ACT Government, will provide $7 million over four years for the Safe and Connected Youth: Coordinated Service Response Program.
19 Oct 2021 | NEWS
ACT Health with Marymead launch youth mental health portal, MindMap
MindMap is a new, community led portal, co-designed by the ACT Government and various community organisations including Marymead, Australian National University, ACT Youth Coalition and the ACT Youth Advisory Committee to help young Canberrans and their carers find timely and effective mental health support services and resources.
31 Aug 2021 | NEWS
New employment program for people on the autism spectrum
Employ for Ability and Marymead now provide School Leaver Employment Supports (SLES) for NDIS participants on the autism spectrum.
4 Aug 2021 | NEWS
Marymead’s Narrabundah site officially opens
After postponing the Marymead Official Opening in March 2020, we were thrilled to officially open our redeveloped, Narrabundah site on Saturday the 13th of March 2021.
4 Aug 2021 | NEWS
What is Family Connect and Support?
Family Connect and Support (FCS) provides advice and links families, children and young people in need of assistance with appropriate services and other community support available in their local area.