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welcome to the April/May edition of your monthly health & wellbeing update!

The Health Promotion Team at Central Bayside Community Health Services (CBCHS) are here to support early childhood services in Kingston to plan and implement health & wellbeing initiatives to help create a healthier environment for your learning community.

Each month, we aim to share valuable information like resources, events, professional learning opportunities, and grants to help support wellbeing in your service. 

If you would like free support to build a positive and healthy environment within your service, please get in touch with our team to get started!

All the best, 
Perissa - Health Promotion Team at CBCHS 
e:   |      p: 8587 0374

Cook's Network: Calling all long day care chefs and cooks!

Are you be interested in a network to support your practice and share your ideas, challenges and advice with other local cooks/chefs? CBCHS are keen to support chefs & cooks in this space!

For a sneak peak of what this could look like, join in for a virtual Cook's Network session, hosted by Monash Health, for a session to learn how to plan a healthy menu in line with the Victorian Menu Planning Guidelines for Long Day Care. 

Where: Online session via WebEx
When: Tuesday 25 May at 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Cost: FREE! To register to attend or to express your interest in a local Kingston cook's network, please email Perissa at

Click here for more information on Monash Health's upcoming Cook's Network. 

The One Box: Fresh Fruit for Children

The One Box, an Australian charity, is offering childcare centres access to their affordable, high-quality fresh and nutritious fruit at approximately 50% off its recommended retail value.

If you'd like to learn more about the One Box or organise a One Box delivery for your service, contact or phone 1300 294 466, or download the flyer here

Avoiding burnout together

Have a read through this article written by Be You to help understand what you can do to reduce burn out risk, how to move through stress response cycles and release stress, and how the workplace can influence our stress (and what can be done to reduce this!).

Bowling with Babies!

Mums and dads with bubs, join in for a roll at Clayton Bowls Club!
Bowling with Babies is a fun way to help local mums connect and get active with their bubs.

Where: Clayton Bowls Club - 37A Springs Rd Clayton South
When: Every Thursday from the 6th May - 10th June at 10:00am - 11:30am
Cost: FREE! (All you need to do is register here to book your spot!) 

Check out the video to see Bowling with Babies in action and share the flyer with your families!

Manhood, Dads and Me: Free Webinar

Join this workshop for parents to explore the concept of men and boys and how they can break free from stereotypes. Hear from Paul Zappa (Jesuit Social Services) to learn practical tips to support children to enjoy healthy, respectful relationships. 

Where: Online
When: Tuesday 4 May 2021 at 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Cost: FREE! (All you need to do is register here)
Download the flyer here to share with your families.

National Families Week:
15 - 21 May 
National Reconciliation Week: 27 May - 3 June

National Families Week (NFW) is a time to celebrate family and community, and the role families play by working together to support each other and provide care for those in the broader community. The theme 'Stronger Families, Stronger Communities' continues into 2021.

The NFW website contains a whole range of resources that you can use to celebrate:
> Ideas for events
> Educational resources for the classroom and home
> Activities and colouring in sheets 

Reconciliation Australia's theme for 2021, More than a word. Reconciliation takes action, urges the reconciliation movement towards braver and more impactful action.

Reconciliation is a journey for all Australians -National Reconciliation Week (NRW) gives us the opportunity to learn about our shared histories, cultures and achievements, and explore how we can all contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia.

Visit Reconciliation Australia's website for ideas of how to get involved or check out some of these activities.
The Health Promotion Team at CBCHS is funded by the Department of Health, allowing us to offer free and tailored health and wellbeing support to your early childhood service.

If you'd like to find out more about how we can support your service,
get in touch with Perissa on or 8587 0374
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Central Bayside Community Health Services
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Parkdale VIC 3195

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