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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 at 9.30 - 11.30am on Wednesday 3rd September 2014 in the 4th Floor Conference Room, The Salvation Army, 333 William Street, Northbridge. Enter through the main door and catch the lift, or walk up two flights of steps (not the Doorways or Coffee shop entrance). You will need to sign-in at reception and get a visitor badge.

     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 4th June 2014

    ER Forum Minutes 2nd April 2014

    ER Forum Minutes 5th March 2014

    ER Forum Minutes 5th February 2014

    ER Forum Minutes 4th December 2013

    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 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