2019 seems a long way away at the moment but we were delayed, due to COVID-19 restrictions, in holding our AGM. Please enjoy our annual report. Just click on the photo. We thank all our wonderful participants, community members, volunteers and staff for contributing to such a positive and supportive environment at Span.
This is a new service from the Department of Health and Human Services. The Call-to-Test service will enable some of our most vulnerable to get tested for COVID-19 at home with a qualified health clinician. The service will improve access to testing for people who cannot leave home due to injury, health, mobility or other […]
Are you interested in learning more about local history in the City of Darebin? Darebin Heritage is your one stop shop for local history, where you can browse over 1000 articles on Darebin’s history, a collection of photographs, historical newspapers, oral histories and even some fun local history activities for children. With everything from biographies, […]
Check out this lovely story about life in COVID-19 times. It is a children’s story, but a lovey story and beautifully illustrated. Click on the picture and enjoy.
Unfortunately, Span is currently closed to everyone including staff. The community garden and building are closed, and the 24 hour drop off community compost cannot be processed. We apologise for this, but we will work towards getting Span back on track as soon as we can. However, we have some great activities online. OM:NI (older […]
At our recent AGM we were fortunate to have our wonderful art tutor, Sheena, present about the all abilities art programs at Span. Sheena has been with Span for six years. It’s hard to believe it’s been that long. Sheena is a great asset to Span running two Art for All Abilities programs each week, […]
Do you need support to access food and essential items? Find the help you need by calling Council’s Community Navigation Service on 8470 8888. There are local services that can assist you with grocery vouchers, food parcels and pre-made meals. There is also help through a range of community organisations available for you: Beyond Blue 1300 […]
On the of 4th August the government started the “call to test” service for vulnerable people who are unable to travel to a testing site. A health care worker will go to their home to administer the test. We cannot find a link to this service, but we suggest that people call their GP to […]
There is a payment of $300 for people while they wait for test results so they don’t go to work. This payment recognises that people in casual jobs don’t have sick pay to stay at home while they wait for test results. Further details are available at https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/covid-19-worker-support-payment