A raft of local charities will receive funding or in-kind donations as part of a community support program.
NorthernPathways is delighted to announce the following organisations as 2018 beneficiaries for their projects.
New Neighbourhood School of Arts
Funding to employ a youth worker for 12 months for a program on mental health and wellbeing, and renovation of amenities for homeless persons.
Clarence River Domestic & Family Violence Specialist Services
Redevelopment of a community centre playground.
Indigenous program services.
Police Citizens Youth Club
Establishment of a series of youth-based programs in conjunction with the NSW Police.
Renovations to a Community Building in Maclean.
Grafton Ngerrie Aboriginal Lands Council
Renovations to a Community Centre in South Grafton.
Funding was secured via $292,000 from the John Laing Charitable Trust and Serco Foundation for four of the projects. The two remaining projects will be completed by John Holland and subcontractors via significant in-kind commitment. NorthernPathways looks forward to delivering positive outcomes for the Clarence Valley community, where they will be operate for 20 years. It is envisaged that the projects will be completed by the end of 2019.