Check out some updates about Mai-Wel’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Some positive changes and opportunities have come from these times

Although COVID-19 has thrown The Hub Maitland and Cessnock many challenges, it goes without saying that staff  and participants have pulled together and remained positive and energised during this time. Although services have adapted in line with the social standards, and most importantly to ensure the safety and health of staff and participants, it is far from doom and gloom at The Hub! Rather, there are some exciting new opportunities and constructive changes. To spread a little positivity and happiness, here is a list of the top positive changes, in [...]

By |2020-05-27T13:40:47+10:0027th May, 2020|COVID-19, Life FUNdamentals|

Mai-Wel’s 10th Annual Gala Ball to be held in 2021

Last Saturday night, 2nd May 2020, would have been Mai-Wel’s 60th Anniversary Gala Ball celebration at the Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley and, while I do love the comfort of my own home, I, like many other Ball-goers was disappointed that I wasn’t frocking up for the occasion. While it was unfortunate we could not celebrate with our community and long-time supporters, I take comfort in knowing we have made the right decision early to postpone the event. I am delighted to announce that the Gala Ball will return in 2021 [...]

By |2021-01-15T19:02:13+11:004th May, 2020|COVID-19, Events and Fundraising|

Have you found yourself out of work due to COVID-19?

Have you found yourself out of work due to COVID-19? Have you struggled to gain employment for a while? The team at Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions (MWLFS) are here to help. From the offices in Maitland, Cessnock and Dungog, the teams are working with local businesses to fill jobs available and can provide assistance to get you to an interview. We currently have vacancies available in cleaning and laboring roles. We can also help you to prepare for when this crisis is over. We have a number of training opportunities available [...]

By |2021-01-15T19:02:24+11:0030th April, 2020|COVID-19, Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions|

Gaby Stays Creative at Home!

The Mai-Wel Creative Arts team have moved their face-to-face sessions into the digital age by using the video conferencing app Zoom! Using the Zoom platform has allowed participants to continue receiving one-on-one mentoring online, helping them to stay socially connected and creative from the comfort of their own home. Gabrielle (Gabby) is one Mai-Wel artist who has continued to thrive artistically during isolation with the support of Mai-Wel Creative Arts. Each week she attends an hour long, one-on-one Online Music Mentoring Session with her Music Mentor Dan, as well as [...]

By |2021-01-15T19:02:30+11:0030th April, 2020|COVID-19, Creative Arts|

COVID-19 and Mai-Wel services – We are essential

Mai-Wel has been identified as an essential service. This means we will continue to operate and provide services to participants. Watch our short video below for more information. If you have further questions about Mai-Wel services, please call your regular support contact or 4057 2900. https://youtu.be/37uzkRyLTRE

By |2021-01-15T19:02:48+11:0031st March, 2020|COVID-19|

COVID-19 and Mai-Wel services, an update

The last few weeks have been nothing short of a whirlwind. It seems as though the moment we feel we understand our current situation, we are faced with yet another change, a new set of guidelines and recommendations on how to move forward as an organisation. It is safe to say that COVID-19 has speedily turned our world on its side. It is fluid and ever-developing, however my message to you is that Mai-Wel are prepared and are working through the multiple challenges. The Executive team and key personnel within [...]

By |2021-01-15T19:02:54+11:0023rd March, 2020|COVID-19|

COVID-19 and Mai-Wel services

A message from CEO, Lynne Graham, about Mai-Wel and COVID-19: "As we speak, our country and world is facing a health crisis like no other with Coronavirus COVID-19. On 12 March the World Health Organisation declared this Coronavirus a pandemic. It is a serious health concern and something we need to approach with vigilance but not fear. The Mai-Wel Board of Directors and Executive Leadership Team have been monitoring the situation and following the direction of the Australian Government Department of Health and World Health Organisation to ensure we are doing [...]

By |2021-01-15T19:02:57+11:0019th March, 2020|COVID-19|

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