As part of National Families Week, Somerville hosted a family fun day event in celebration of “Stronger Families, Stronger Communities”.
The Administrator of the Northern Territory, His Honour the Honourable John Hardy OAM kindly hosted a reception at Government House to commemorate Somerville’s 50 years of service to the Northern Territory. His Honour spoke of the good work that Somerville does and retold some inspiring stories by former clients assisted by Somerville staff.
Approximately 150 guests attended the reception including board members, staff and friends of Somerville.
Somerville Board and staff members would like to acknowledge the recent devastating earthquake in Nepal.
Our thoughts and prayers are with our Nepalese staff, the people of Nepal, and the Nepalese communities around the world.
Through the generosity of the extended community we were able to make a donation of personal health and hygiene items to Nepal, through the local Nepalese Community.
Somerville staff recently visited Parliament House at the invitation of the Hon John Elferink MLA.
Tenneil Ross, 19 of Bellamack has won the prestigious Somerville Community Services Award in the 2015 NT Young Achiever Awards.
Somerville would like to say thank you to over 200 volunteers.
Recognising exceptional individuals working in the disability sector.
The annual Somerville Christmas Gift Wrapping fundraising event will be held again at Casuarina Square, Palmerston Shopping Centre and Mitchell Centre.
October saw the end of another successful Tax Help program at Somerville. Our Financials Services staff, in Darwin & Katherine have been kept busy in assisting clients to lodge their tax returns.
Anti-Poverty Week is a week where all Australians are encouraged to organise or take part in an activity aiming at highlighting the issues of poverty and hardship.