About Us

Welcome to the Bega Valley Child and Family Network. This website aims to provide parents,carers and service providers with information on the wide variety of support services available to families in the Bega Valley and how they can access them.

We are a group of government and non-government services dedicated to supporting the health and well-being of families in the Bega Valley Shire. Our strongest focus is on supporting those families with children aged between 0 – 8 years.

What’s Coming Up

LAST CHANCE! Get your ads, articles, events into the Bega Valley Kids Spring e-newsletter - for FREE!
Deadline Wednesday 12 September 5pm - email lis@nullarbor.com.au with your weblink, PDF or jpg images now!
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LAST CHANCE! Get your ads, articles, events into the Bega Valley Kids Spring e-newsletter - for FREE! 
Deadline Wednesday 12 September 5pm - email lis@nullarbor.com.au with your weblink, PDF or jpg images now!

3 DAYS TO GO - email us your articles, ads, photos, events etc by Wed 12 Sept 5pm to make it into the Bega Valley Kids Spring e-Newsletter! Email: lis@nullarbor.com.auCALL OUT FOR ARTICLES / ADS / INFO
Deadline: Wed 12 September 5pm
Bega Valley Kids will shortly be producing our Spring quarterly e-newsletter (covering Sep-Nov 2018). If you would like to include an article, photo, ad, event or other information, please email us - pdf or jpg files or links to your website information preferred. This is a free service - no charge, no payment. Get writing!
Email submissions to: lis@nullarbor.com.au
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3 DAYS TO GO - email us your articles, ads, photos, events etc by Wed 12 Sept 5pm to make it into the Bega Valley Kids Spring e-Newsletter! Email: lis@nullarbor.com.au

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Boardwalk, Merimbula NSW
Photo by Lis Shelley (c) 2018

CALL OUT FOR ARTICLES / ADS / INFO
Deadline: Wed 12 September 5pm
Bega Valley Kids will shortly be producing our Spring quarterly e-newsletter (covering Sep-Nov 2018). If you would like to include an article, photo, ad, event or other information, please email us - pdf or jpg files or links to your website information preferred. This is a free service - no charge, no payment. Get writing!
Email submissions to: lis@nullarbor.com.au
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3 weeks ago

CALL OUT FOR ARTICLES / ADS / INFO
Deadline: Wed 12 September 5pm
Bega Valley Kids will shortly be producing our Spring quarterly e-newsletter (covering Sep-Nov 2018). If you would like to include an article, photo, ad, event or other information, please email us - pdf or jpg files or links to your website information preferred. This is a free service - no charge, no payment. Get writing!
Email submissions to: lis@nullarbor.com.au

KEEPING YOUR FINANCES SAFE

The Cooperative Legal Service Delivery (CLSD) program and Seniors Rights Service are conducting “Keeping Your Finances Safe” talks in the following towns on the following dates:

Thursday September 6 - Club Bega, BEGA
from 1:30 – 4:30 pm

Friday September 7 – Uniting Church, EDEN
from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

These events consist of 4 speakers talking on issues relating to how to avoid elder abuse.

A Financial Information Service Officer (FISO) from Centrelink will give a talk on your home and the age pension, including the effects on your pension of downsizing, selling your home for less than market value, entering into granny flat arrangements, borrowing money by using your house as security, and/or moving in to residential aged care.

A Solicitor from Shoalcoast Community Legal Centre will talk about things to watch out for when you help your family financially or when you move in with your family. She also will address what to do when you are being pressured to move out of your home.

A Solicitor from Senior Rights Service will discuss wills, powers of attorney, enduring guardianship and advanced care directives

An Advocate from Fair Trading NSW will discuss shopping rights and scams and how to avoid them.

There will be ample opportunity to ask questions. Tea and cakes will be served in the break, giving the participants a chance to talk one-on-one with the speakers.

People of all ages are welcome. These events are FREE for community members as well as community workers.

I would be really grateful if you would spread the word about these events through your network. I would also appreciate it if people could reply so I know how many to cater for.

If you have any questions, please call me on 0420 495 829

Kind regards
Justine O’Reilly
South Coast CLSD Coordinator
Shoalcoast Community Legal Centre
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This week we are excited to be celebrating our 2018 Open Day.

What a great opportunity this is to showcase our wonderful school to our community, as well as to prospective students and their families.

Save the date!
Pass the info onto your family, friends, neighbours!
When: Friday, 24th October
Where: Wolumla Public School
Time: 9.20am onwards
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