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Media Release – ACDC Project Ipswich, Sept 2021

Media Release – ACDC Project Ipswich, Sept 2021

Sometimes all it takes it is a conversation. A new project in Ipswich aims to talk with community members about their mental health and help link them with wellbeing services in their area. With the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic still felt throughout Australia, the...

Expressions of Interest Open – ACDC Project

Expressions of Interest Open – ACDC Project

Expressions of Interest for Round 2 of the Assisting Communities through Direct Connection (ACDC) Project are now closed. Having run successfully across four sites, the ACDC project is looking for suitably qualified organisations to help reach more communities around...

Campbelltown site completed for Round 1 of ACDC Project

Campbelltown site completed for Round 1 of ACDC Project

In Airds and Claymore People Connectors have finished going door-to-door talking with community members about their wellbeing. From 25 February to 28 May 2021, they provided information and support to locals as part of the Assisting Communities through Direct...

MEET CANBERRA PEOPLE CONNECTORS – Joby & Baiju

MEET CANBERRA PEOPLE CONNECTORS – Joby & Baiju

What does being a People Connector for The ACDC Project mean to you? Joby: Creating platform to understand the issues and needs of householders and ensuring their awareness of services available to them. Baiju: A People Connector must understand the meaning of mental...

MEET BRISBANE PEOPLE CONNECTORS – Natalie & Serani

MEET BRISBANE PEOPLE CONNECTORS – Natalie & Serani

Q: What does being a People Connector for the ACDC Project mean to you? Natalie: “Being a people connector has been a great opportunity for me to engage with people within our community and be able to offer support and assistance. This project feels like I’m actually...

Media Release – May 2021

Media Release – May 2021

Sometimes all it takes it is a conversation. A new project in Campbelltown NSW, Roma QLD, Brisbane QLD and Canberra ACT is going door-to-door talking with community members about their mental health and help link them with wellbeing services in their area. With the...

Meet ACDC Project Coordinator Raymonda Dijkwel

Meet ACDC Project Coordinator Raymonda Dijkwel

What is your role within the ACDC Project? I am the Project Coordinator. How is this project different to other mental health projects and services? By door-knocking, this project directly reaches out and connects with people who are not accessing support services. It...

What is the ACDC Project?

What is the ACDC Project?

The Assisting Communities through Direct Connection (ACDC) Project aims to connect people with mental health and well-being services in their communities. This free service is a way to provide information to people who may not know about what supports they can access....

Meet Stacey & Joe – Roma, QLD People Connectors

Meet Stacey & Joe – Roma, QLD People Connectors

MEET STACEY What does being a People Connector for the ACDC Project mean to you? Being able to get information about mental health and other support services to people who are in need of assistance. What is one of the best things about your job? Every day is different...

What is the role of People Connectors?

What is the role of People Connectors?

At the heart of the ACDC Project are our People Connectors. Friendly faces that knock on your door and chat to you about local support services. People Connectors are not typical door knockers. They don’t want any money or to sign you up to anything. Their job is to...

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