A Silent Cry for Help: Understanding Self-harm

I watched the middle aged waitress at the restaurant assist her customers with their orders, awaiting my turn.  I had seen her there many times, but she usually wore long sleeves.  Today she had on a tee shirt.  I noticed her arms were fully tattooed.  I began to study the tattoos and saw that below Read More…

NILS Loans on Offer at Bridging the Gap

What exactly is NILS? It is a No Interest Loan Scheme (NILS) that provides individuals and families on low incomes with access to safe, fair and affordable credit. Loan are between $300 and $1,200 for essential goods and services such as fridges, washing machines and medical procedures. Repayments are set up at an affordable amount over Read More…

BREAKING NEWS: New Opportunity to save with NILS

BREAKING NEWS: Our NILS clients can now save 40% on energy efficient fridges and 50% on energy efficient TVs thanks to the Home Energy Action Appliance Program. It’s one thing to save on the purchase price of an item but if the item then ends up costing you a bomb in electricity bills it can Read More…

Youth Hope Video featuring our very own CEO Carole Tozer

  (video: Courtesy of Wesley Mission) One of the programs we are very proud to offer here at Bridging the Gap is Youth Hope. Youth Hope is an early intervention program that works alongside young people and their families where there is an identified issue of risk that is impacting a child or young person’s Read More…

Why Play Therapy?

Play Therapy is a deeply respectful, heartful and effective form of counseling and psychotherapy for children from 3-16 years old.  It is a humanistic Play Therapy modality that provides wonderful opportunities for early intervention with children. Play Therapy fosters the child’s innate potential and encourages the unique development and emotional growth of the child. In Read More…

Annual General Meeting 2015

Join Bridging the Gap in celebrating another great year of serving the community Friends, Family and Colleagues are warmly invited to join Bridging the Gap for our Annual General Meeting, followed by light refreshments. Click to download your invitation, or see below for full details   Date: Tuesday 13th October Time: 6:30pm – 8:0pm, Where: 51 Phillip Street, Read More…

Play To Grow Open Day 2015

Come and experience ‘hands on’ Play Therapy with our trained Play Therapists! Play Therapy is a well established and researched form of child therapy which allows the child to ‘play out’ his or her feelings and problems. Play therapy uses a variety of play & creative techniques to alleviate mild, moderate & chronic psychological and emotional conditions Read More…

Introducing Play Therapy

Video: Introducing Andrew and Play Therapy  We invite you to call for details about Play Therapy – (02) 9673 1211

Play Therapy Day

Video: National Play Therapy Day, 1st July 2104 We invite you to call for details about Play Therapy – (02) 9673 1211

Youth Hope Launch – 10 June 2014

Bridging the Gap is thrilled about the upcoming launch of the Youth Hope Program. We are partnering with Wesley Mission to deliver a much needed new service for vulnerable families with children and young people aged from 9-15 years. Our Brighter Futures program, working with families with younger children, has seen some great results and Read More…