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Creating Safe Environments - Early Years Network Workshop

Posted in News on November 16, 2018.

With unintentional injuries being one of the leading causes of death and hospitalisation for Australian children, Kidsafe Victoria were invited by our Health Promotion Team to present at the latest Early Years Network event: Creating Safe…

‘Beyond Sparkles and Superheroes’ Children’s Book Launch

Posted in News on November 9, 2018.

Early Childhood Services, families and the wider community were invited to attend the ‘Beyond Sparkles and Superheroes’ children’s book launch that promoted picture books for children 0-6 years providing a rich source of material for both…

Gambling Harm Awareness Week

Posted in News on October 9, 2018.

Our Gambler’s Help Eastern team had a very hectic schedule during one of the most important weeks of the year to raise awareness of Gambling Harm in the community. The team are attended/held 16 events during this…

Prevent type 2 diabetes with Life!

Posted in News on September 13, 2018.

Prevent type 2 diabetes with Life! Life! is a FREE group program for eligible people at risk of developing type 2 diabetes, developed by Diabetes Victoria: The Life! group course involves a one-on-one introductory session and…

Hungry4Success Café & Catering Service

Posted in News on August 1, 2018.

Hungry4Success is a social enterprise run by EACH that consists of a Café and our catering service at Maroondah Federation Estate. As a multi-faceted hospitality program, it provides young people with individual support, pre-accredited and accredited training, hands-on…

Dental Health Week Events at EACH

Posted in News on July 31, 2018.

As part of Dental Health Week (6th-12th August), we are hosting two events held at our Ferntree Gully centre: Master Chef Celebrity Cook-off What we eat and drink affects our oral health. As part of Dental Health Week,…

EACH Aboriginal Small Grants Project

Posted in News on July 3, 2018.

In an effort to support local services to create culturally inclusive environments that are safe and empowering for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, our Health Promotion Team recently held an Aboriginal Small Grants Project information…

Health Promotion work continues at Great Ryrie Primary School

Posted in News on June 28, 2018.

Great Ryrie Primary School has continued their work with our Health Promotion team, using the Victorian Government’s Achievement Program as a framework to create healthy environments, achieving a significant milestone by meeting best practice standards for the…

Diabetes doesn’t need to be stressful: getting the balance right

Posted in News on June 27, 2018.

Diabetes distress is the increased worry or anxiety about the management of blood sugar levels once you have been diagnosed with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes. This struggle is not unusual for people diagnosed…

EACH announced as NDIS Partner in the Community for South-West Sydney and Southern NSW

Posted in News on June 6, 2018.

EACH’s history of providing quality services for children with disabilities and developmental delays will be expanded following the announcement that we have been named an NDIS Partner in the Community (Partner) organisation delivering Early Childhood Early…

Bush Adventure Therapy works for mental health recovery, but how?

Posted in News on June 4, 2018.

Negative ions and positive relationships. The positive power of nature on the human psyche is unattested, certainly as a therapeutic measure Bush Adventure Therapy (BAT) has a positive effect on mental health. This is well documented…

Health Promoting School/Services in Knox leading the way in 2018

Posted in News on May 14, 2018.

A number of primary schools and early childhood services across Knox a leading the way in 2018 by meeting best practice standards for their chosen health priority areas as part of the Victorian Government’s evidence-based framework…

Promoting Gender Equity in Early Years Learning

Posted in News on May 14, 2018.

In an effort to raise awareness of Gender Equity amongst some of our youngest community members, staff from Early Childhood Services from across Knox and Maroondah attended a networking event hosted by Catherine Delaney from our Health Promotion…

Promoting indigenous culture through cooking!

Posted in News on April 5, 2018.

Cooks from childcare centres across Knox and Maroondah were invited to learn about healthy eating at a Cooks Network event hosted by our Health Promotion Team as part of The Victorian Government’s Achievement Program. A massive 23 Early…

The NDIS is here - FREE Infomation Sessions

Posted in News on April 3, 2018.

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provides people living with a permanent disability the opportunity to make their own decisions about the support services they access. At EACH, we provide a range of NDIS services for…

Free Mental Health Groups Across Eastern Region of Melbourne

Posted in News on January 31, 2018.

We are delighted to be running free mental health groups across the Inner and Outer East suburbs of Melbourne during February – June 2018. The groups are for people experiencing mental illness, aged between 16-64 years and…

Carers Exercise Groups

Posted in News on January 24, 2018.

Our Mental Health Respite Carer Support team are offering free exercise sessions for people who care for someone who is living with a mental illness, Autism Spectrum Disorder or an Intellectual Disability and live in Monash,…

Health Promotion work at Great Ryrie Primary School

Posted in News on January 23, 2018.

Great Ryrie Primary School has teamed up with our Health Promotion team to use the Victorian Government’s Achievement Program as a framework to create a healthy environment and promote the health and wellbeing of their whole…