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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...

Meet the ACDC Team

Meet the ACDC Team

The ACDC Project isn’t just cool because its acronym spells out the name of an iconic Aussie rock band. It is cool because it is a project that is going to help people. A lot of people. The Assisting Communities through Direct Connection (ACDC) project aims to connect...

Our Second Neighbourhood Visit – Tahmoor, NSW

Our Second Neighbourhood Visit – Tahmoor, NSW

On October 16th and 17th the ACDC team did a second pilot of the project in Tahmoor, NSW. Tahmoor is a town southwest of Sydney, with a mix of town and rural suburbs. The team tested the ACDC Project door knocking and information products to learn what will need to be...

Celebrating World Mental Health Day

Celebrating World Mental Health Day

October 10th was World Mental Health Day. To celebrate, the ACDC team enjoyed a picnic with local residents of the Claymore area, who were assisting the team with the ACDC project pilot in their community.

Our First Neighbourhood Visit – Claymore, NSW

Our First Neighbourhood Visit – Claymore, NSW

On October 9th and 10th, the ACDC team partnered with the Claymore Neighbourhood Action Association (CNAA) to test the ACDC Project for the first time in Claymore, NSW. Local resident members of the CNAA accompanied the team in the door knocking activities. For many...

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