Cooks Hill SLSC Chaplains helping young migrants and refugees learn to navigate Newcastle’s iconic beaches

Helene O’Neill, Chaplain for Cooks Hill SLSC was once again involved in the “Welcome to the Beach” program run over 3 Saturdays in Dec 2o2o. The program teaches young migrants and refugees how to navigate the beaches safely – where to swim and when to stay out of the water, who to approach to ask for help, and how to navigate Australia’s beach culture.

Helen said last year around 300 turned  up but due to Covid numbers are restricted this time round. “This is a happy experience especially being with the families.  We go where the spirit guides us.”

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