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MEMO: REMINDER

Wednesday 20th July Meeting

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Debbie has organised a

wonderful, informative speaker for

Wednesday 20th July meeting

 

Speaker - Marjorie Lamrock Head of D.A.L.E Young Parents'

(D.A.L.A Dynamic Alternative Learning Environment) 

 

Located in the Better Futures Hub

 

D.A.L.E. Young Parents’ School is an alternative education program that has been established for the Wyong local government area. This is part of the Federal Governments initiative to support school aged young people who have had or are expecting a child.

The people who are working to deliver the program include: St Phillips Christian College-Gosford (the school responsible for the educational program) Youth Connections.com.au program for staff (community networking and support) and the Federal Government (providing Communities for Children Funding through the Benevolent Society) Funded by the Australian Government Department of Human Services under the Better Futures local Solutions initiative.

This program has on-site child care run by qualified child care staff who mind children in a nurturing environment while students study.

The program offers Board of Studies courses for Year 9 to 12 students. It is also supplemented with workshops on parenting, lifestyle skills, nutritional cooking and other relevant topics.

REMEMBER On Wednesday 11th May, the first young dad at D.A.L.E. Young Parents' Wyong, Alex Bennett, was awarded the Pride of Workmanship - Youth Award by Northlakes Toukley Rotary Club for his efforts in attaining his education while raising a young child. 

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Duty Roster:

Meeting 20th July 2016:

                        Jenny Abourizk and Annette D'Adam