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StandBy Response Service

The StandBy Response Service is a community-based postvention program delivered by Northern Rivers Social Development Council providing 24-hour response to friends, families, associates and communities bereaved by suicide. Suicide is a time of immense crisis and the tragedy of suicide loss can create trauma, deeply affecting individuals, families and entire communities. In many cases those bereaved do not know where to turn for help or how to find supports that may already exist. The Standby Response Service provides a reliable single point of service coordination and contact, offering respect, understanding and support for the health and well being of people bereaved by suicide, Call 0417 119298 - 24 hours 7 days per week

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Suicide Call Back service: 1300 659 467


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The Australian Service Excellence Standards are quality standards for Community Services developed for the sector by the sector.   

The Australian Service Excellence Standards (ASES) star is a nationally recognised accreditation symbol that marks NRSDC’s achievement in

quality improvement in service outcomes and demonstrates our pride in service quality to our clients and staff.


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Affordable Housing Workshops PDF Print E-mail
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The Centre for Affordable Housing, a business unit of Housing NSW, invites interested parties to attend the affordable housing workshops in Coffs Harbour and Byron Bay. This is an opportunity for local councils, churches, developers, not-for-profit organisations and housing providers to get together with representatives from the Centre to discuss affordable housing opportunities in the local area.

At the workshop you will learn about:
  • the Centre for Affordable Housing and how it can assist with project development
  • useful tools for planning and
  • current and upcoming affordable housing opportunities.

Date: 27 May 2008
Time: 1.00 – 4.00 pm
Venue: Coffs Harbour Council Chambers, 2 Castle Street, Coffs Harbour

Date: 4 June 2008
Time: 12.30 – 3.30 pm
Venue: Southern Cross University Room, Level 1, 69 Jonson Street, Byron Bay

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You can find out more about the Centre For Affordable Housing on their website: