Achievements boost confidence and optimism

Achievements boost confidence and optimism

Cire Services has welcomed many grant successes and achievements during the COVID period, injecting much confidence and optimism in what we do and have planned for the future. Our successes cover a diverse range of initiatives that will help provide grassroots support to our local communities at a time when they are doing it tougher […]

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Brief return flags much to look forward to

As we remain in Stage 4 lockdown, navigating ongoing Covid19 restrictions, we are certainly grateful for our brief return to Cire Community Hubs in June. Our brief time back in the Hubs was boosted by our added confidence, knowing how well we adapt to ensure our team is available for our community whatever the challenges. […]

Zooming in on over 50s to beat isolation

Zooming in on over 50s to beat isolation

From fitness to computer classes to accessing services like Telehealth and government sites, to family gatherings and simply checking in, many of Cire’s mature-aged learners are staying connected during COVID thanks to a special digital device loan program. Without devices of their own, many of these seniors would have been even more isolated and vulnerable […]

Beauty class supports homeless

Beauty class supports homeless

Cire Community School’s beauty class has thrown its talents behind community organisation Stable One Yarra Ranges to help the homeless. The class is also appealing to others to support its Stable One campaign through initiatives such as its GoFundMe page, and contributing new clothing and essential items. Supporting Stable One came about due to COVID-19 […]

Some tools to help with isolation 2.0

Some tools to help with isolation 2.0

With the third weekend upon us, Isolation 2.0 brings its own set of challenges and a raft of emotions for us all. Here are some tools you may wish to utilise to navigate your way through this time. You Do You It is important to remember your experience is individual, so try not to compare […]

$10,000 CommBank boost for FICE

$10,000 CommBank boost for FICE

Cire’s First Impressions Clothing Exchange, and financially disadvantaged women across the region, has received a $10,000 boost from the CommBank Staff Foundation. The social enterprise has received the grant to help cover the operating costs of its Mooroolbark retail outlet for 12 months, allowing the FICE team more time and less stress to focus on […]

Cire welcomes role in new $4.5m youth health hub

Cire welcomes role in new $4.5m youth health hub

A new youth health hub for young people with locations in Lilydale, Belgrave, Healesville and Yarra Junction is on track to open in August 2020. Cire Services Inc. is excited and proud to be part of the consortia behind the hub, which is lead by Inspiro Community Health Service and includes Oonah Health and Community […]

4 Effective Ways to Relieve Stress Naturally

4 Effective Ways to Relieve Stress Naturally

In today’s fast-paced world and with the added pressures of COVID-19, many of us are dealing with some level of stress in our lives. Stress can manifest in many different ways; difficulty sleeping, concentration issues, loss of appetite, overeating, physical tension and headaches. The good news is, there are some really effective ways to help […]

Welcome to Term 3 - Yarra Junction Community Hub

Welcome to Term 3 – Yarra Junction Community Hub

Welcome to issue #8 of OurHub term 3 Guide. As you can see we’ve moved to an online version for Term 3. Don’t worry the much loved printed version will be back for Term 4, and we will also continue to deliver this online for those of you who prefer to check out what’s on […]