Tag Archives: support

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 […]


How we are preparing to deal with the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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  We would like you to know that we are closely monitoring developments linked to Coronavirus. We want to reassure you that the health and safety of our staff, clients and volunteers is of utmost importance and we are doing everything we can to be proactive, prevent, detect, and contain the spread of the virus. […]


Communication is the key

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Communication is one of the most important tools when supporting a senior with their home care needs. Sometimes opportunities are identified that make a real difference in a person’s day to day life. In this instance, making it easier to communicate with family overseas was the key. Mrs Maria Wojcik was very happy to receive […]


Fun with Zumba in the Filipino Group

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Fun with Zumba in the Filipino Group Samira Fazal sent through some lovely photos to share, of her Filipino Social Support Group. Also included was some excellent dancing videos. “Zumba was the activity of the day and we also celebrated a couple of the participant’s birthdays.” To find out more information about our various groups, […]


FECCA’S 2020 VISION FOR OLDER CALD AUSTRALIANS

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Ageing with dignity, control and choice: FECCA’s vision for older culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) Australians is that they live well, are able to contribute to, engage with, and enjoy their communities, and have access to support if and when they need it. Full document here