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Introducing our new ‘Together’ Newsletter!

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Keep up with current AMCS news, projects, activities, and available programs to support seniors. Please use the link below to access the newsletter: ‘Together’ Newsletter | July 2020 If you would like to access all of our upcoming newsletters, please subscribe by entering your email below:  


A Letter of Thanks

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Jadwiga Piotrowski has kindly written us a letter about what AMCS services have meant for her during recent months: “During the prevailing epidemic, we seniors are the most vulnerable and saddened. It is a very difficult situation for us, hence we appreciate all the assistance, as usual, from Australian Multicultural Community Services. I write to […]


AMCS Meals from Millennium House

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**Updated 1/7/2020: Due to the the current covid19 lockdown restrictions in Footscray, this service will be put on hold until further notice To support our community during this difficult time, AMCS will be organising FREE, nutritious meals for seniors aged 65 years and over. When: Every Friday 10am-1pm Where: Millennium House Community Centre = 296 […]


Try the Ask Izzy Search Service

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Looking for local public services? Ask Izzy can help! Ask Izzy is an online search that can link you to various services and information regarding housing, food, health, counselling services, Centrelink assistance and many more! Click on the link below to access the Ask Izzy website: https://askizzy.org.au/  


AMCS Partnership with Australian Communities Foundation

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AMCS is pleased to enjoy a great partnership with the Australian Communities Foundation (ACF)! We are delighted to share this ACF cookbook to bring a little joy and warmth to our staff, volunteers and clients. From Our Home to Yours – Community Cookbook Thank you for everything that you do ACF and for your support!


AMCS is organising a FREE Valentine’s Day Event!

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The team members of the Senior Wisdom and Mobile Information Hub (SWAMIH) Project at AMCS are inviting seniors of all backgrounds to celebrate Valentine’s Day together! We encourage you to extend this invitation to seniors in your communities to attend our event in order to socialise, meet new people, and talk about all the things […]


Learn more about our Moving For Life Project!

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See the video below for all the great fun and activities that are available for seniors in our Moving For Life project. To learn more about the available activities in your community, contact Linzee at: betterageing@amcservices.org.au


Multicultural Tree Project

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Last week, AMCS had a meeting with the Westvale Community Centre’s Men’s Shed and the coordinators of the Westvale Community Centre to discuss our new initiative, the SWAMIH project. This project aims to reduce isolation for culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) seniors and also engage the community by having seniors share their wisdom. The first […]


Free Multicultural Leadership Course

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  AMCS is inviting ethnic community leaders and all interested individuals to participate in a free Multicultural Leadership Course. The course will be conducted by Elizabeth Drozd, AMCS’ CEO and former Victorian Multicultural Commissioner. The course is prepared specifically for migrant community leaders and representatives, but anyone is welcome. Start Date: Tuesday 1st October, 2019 […]


Volunteer Morning Tea at AMCS

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Today we had some of our individual support volunteers meet together for a morning tea and a presentation hosted by our volunteer coordinators. It was a chance for everyone to introduce themselves and talk about their shared experiences as volunteers and also a great opportunity for AMCS to recruit potential ambassadors who can provide information […]