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2019 Programs Update

The Need During 2018-19, Mental Health Support for Country Kids was our fastest-growing service area, with the extended devastating drought increasing both demand for support, and the complexity of cases presenting to us. We currently have more than 200 children waiting to access our services, and we expect the fire situation across eastern Australia to…

My Life Storyq

Children’s Stories from the City and the Bush

Our ‘My Life Story’ Program is back and bigger than ever! When children practise “old fashioned” skills like writing stories, drawing pictures, and developing empathy for others, their fine motor skills, communication ability, social intelligence, general knowledge, and self-esteem are all enhanced.   Recognising this, in 2018-19 we piloted a program called My Life Story, connecting…

Meet the team: Lucy

Meet the team: Lucy

Hi, I’m Lucy and I work in the Windmill (Disability) Program at Royal Far West. Windmill provides disability support and therapy services for children aged 2-12 with autism, intellectual disability, developmental or global delay who have an NDIS plan and live in rural or remote areas of NSW. Children who take part in the Windmill…