You would have got an update from your General Manager of Housing and Community Services, Noel Mundy, saying that Anglicare received a funding agreement from Mental Health Services to extend the current funding until 30 June 2022.
The agreement has been signed by the state government and Anglicare.
This does not solve the long-term problem of funding for Curraghmore but it’s a welcome reprieve as it gives some certainty for residents and workers, at least over the coming months.
Noel has also said:
"The focus remains on supporting residents to lodge applications for NDIS funding to enable them to continue to receive accommodation and support post 1 July 2022. Thank you for the support you are already providing to enable residents to gain evidence, complete applications and assessments and lodge these with the NDIA. I encourage you to continue to work with individual residents as they journey through this process.
As we move through the next 6 months there will be a number of ‘trigger points’ that may impact the level of staffing at Curraghmore. Unfortunately we cannot predict those timeframes but I want to ensure you that Anglicare is committed to providing ongoing employment across the organization. As we approach these points I will work with HR to ensure we continue to inform you and offer any support and advice in line with our EBA."
If your employment status is affected by changes to the staffing level, or at any time you feel you are not being consulted and kept in the loop by Anglicare, please call us immediately to talk about your concerns.