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WACOSS Emergency Relief Agencies Forum

The WACOSS Emergency Relief (ER) Forum is held on the first Wednesday of every month. The Forum is an information sharing, network event and guest speakers are regularly invited to attend.

The next ER Forum will be held on Wednesday 5th February 2014

The Forum starts at 9.30am and is held in Conference Room 7, at City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi Street, West Perth. Everyone is welcome.

The WACOSS ER Forum provides an avenue for ER agencies to come together once a month to:

  • Provide mutual support
  • Share information
  • Discuss current and emerging issues related to their services and clients
  • Participate in learning opportunities
  • Meet with other agencies, departments and stakeholders who are interested in gaining the opinions of ER agencies
  • Develop strategies for working collaboratively

Forum Minutes

ER Forum Minutes 6th November 2013

ER Forum Minutes 2nd October 2013

ER Forum Minutes 4th September 2013

ER Forum Minutes 7th August 2013

ER Forum Minutes 3rd July 2013

ER Forum Minutes 1st May 2013

ER Forum Minutes 3rd April 2013

ER Forum Minutes 6th March 2013

ER Forum Minutes 6th February 2013


ER Forum Terms of Reference

 

For further information please contact Bernie Fisher, ER Program Officer (08) 9420 7222 or email  bernie@wacoss.org.au


Other ER Networks and Forums

Metropolitan

South East Metropolitan Emergency Relief Forum
Group meets every second month at different agencies in the Armadale, Gosnells and Cannington area. For more information contact Shirley Glover, Gosnells Community Legal Centre 9398 1455 email
shirley@gosclc.com.au

Regional

Albany Community Resource Agencies Network (ACRA Network)
Network meeting for ER providers in Albany and surrounding areas. Contact Sally Puzey at Care Christian Family Church on 9844 1694 or email carecfc@westnet.com.au for further information.

West Kimberley Emergency Relief Forum
Group meets every second month. Contact Damien Russell at Centacare Kimberley on 9192 2293 or email centamanager@westnet for further information.


WANT TO START AN EMERGENCY RELIEF NETWORK IN YOUR REGION OR LOCAL AREA?

Meeting face to face is still the number one method of communication; including the best way to let other people know what you are doing as well as for finding out what other services have to offer.

WACOSS is keen to assist in the development of local and regionally based Emergency Relief networks. If you have the interest we can provide the information on how to get a network up and running and help you to locate possible avenues for administrative support (i.e. minute taking, venue and coordination of meetings