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FREE Student Well-being Resource

!! ATTENTION PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHERS !! FREE Student Well-being resource as your little people prepare to head back to school. Written by a School Counsellor, this story aims to help primary aged children with the transition back to face-to-face learning, after a period of uncertainty, and learning to find comfort in different ways. ‘Coming out…

CHIPS’ Art Challenge

Introducing CHIPS’ Art Challenge.   This is a great way to inspire your children’s creativity, keep them engaged and involve them in helping to raise money for children in crisis…and it’s FREE!!!   There’s great prizes available for the winners of each section and the winning entries will get their artwork printed as a greeting…

YOU can give hope in these uncertain times

As Covid-19 has magnified the social and emotional challenges people face each day, a local philanthropic organisation, The Payton Foundation, has partnered with CHIPS to help us respond to the increase in emotional and social needs of local children during this time. The City of Casey consistently has the highest number of reported family violence incidents…

Lock Down Diary for Children…

Would you like something creative for your little people to do? Stephen McCarthy has designed this beautiful Lock Down Diary for children to complete while they’re spending their days at home. The diary is free to download off his site https://www.mylockdowndiary.com/, but if you feel like donating a little something, there’s a donate button on…

Staying connected during COVID-19

Staying connected through the COVID-19 crisis:   If there is someone you think may struggle through social isolation, it is important to reach out to them and let them know you care:   – Call them to check on their welfare – Send an email – Leave a note under their door (whilst adhering to…

We’re all in this together…

To say the start of 2020 has not gone as expected is truly an understatement for us ALL! For us at CHIPS, we are learning to adapt daily as the impact of the Covid-19 virus continues.   So, what are the CHIPS team up to?   – CHIPS’ Chaplains are continuing to provide pastoral assistance…

2020 Life Gets Better Camps

Life Gets Better Camps will not be running in 2020. All other CHIPS programs will still be available this year (Chaplaincy, iBelong days, Staff PD’s, Student Seminars and Cross Link Mentoring), and the camps will resume again in 2021.   Want more information? For further information please contact CHIPS on 9702 5528, 04350 CHIPS (04350…

2020 Chaplaincy Positions Currently Closed

2020 Chaplaincy Positions Currently Closed.   CHIPS has Chaplaincy Positions available in the following areas: Berwick, Pakenham and Scoresby.   Berwick- 1 day per week from January 28th until September 18th 2020 (this is a maternity leave position). Pakenham- 1 day per week, until the end of 2020, with the prospect of continuing employment in…