Bilingual/bicultural support to children from CALD, Aboriginal, refugee and humanitarian backgrounds and children with disabilities & their families. Formerly called The Casual Ethnic Workers Pool, The Bicultural Support Program is run by Ethnic Child Care Family and Community Services Co-operative for Children Services Central. BSP provides support and additional resources to eligible children’s services to assist with the inclusion of children from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds (CALD), Refugee and Indigenous Children.
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We received this heartwarming photo of one of our Bicultural Support Workers Kerro Lam in action @ Sutherland Activity Centre where she has worked closely with staff to support the successful inclusion of twins! A special farwell lunch, where Kerro brought her own family in to meet the twins :)
Hundreds of milestone celebrations! The 2000th Bicultural Support request celebration with Marrickville Family Day Care in 2009! #thebspjourney
Now this is a piece of history...the original BSPs! 2006... #thebspjourney
Hundreds of wokshops! #thebspjourney
#thebspjourney Inclusion Conference Dinner
#thebspjourney 9th Birthday.
It's been a while since a Bicultural Support Flashback.... The first Bicultural Support Certificate III In Children's Services Graduation Ceremony - 2012!
Another successful Focus Group held in partnership with South Western Sydney Local Health District who have done such an amazing job getting their Munch & Move brochure translated and checked with us for cultural appropriateness!
What an honour it was yesterday to have Sarah Mitchell MLC, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, Minister for Early Childhood Education, Assistant Minister for Education join us yesterday @ Summer Hill Children's Centre to view our unique Acknowledgement of Country in action. A credit to the staff and families at Summer Hill Children's Centre for creating such respectful little people and providing a high quality inclusive early childhood program. We thank you Minister for taking the time out to visit us and hear about our Bicultural Support Program too. Best wishes for baby number 2!
You've seen the familiar faces....now here are the familiar voices. Hawa and Meni speaking recently on Radio SkidRow about cuts to Ethnic Community Services Co-operative. Join us in the campaign to save Multicultural Disability & Children's Services. https://soundcloud.com/radio-skid-row/meni-tsambouniaris-and-hawanatu-bangura-discuss-cuts-to-ethnic-community-services-2-nov-2017
What were these 2 up to at Radio Skidrow yesterday? Watch this space for some familiar voices on air.....