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Achievements

1989

1989

Bay and Basin Community Resources (BBCR) was formed as an end result of a Public Meeting held at the Shoalhaven City Council

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1990

BBCR became incorporated and gained charity and not for profit status

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1991

The official opening of the Sanctuary Point Youth and Community Centre

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1992

Gained funding for the provision of Youth & Community Services in the Bay & Basin area

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1993

Gained funding for the provision of Aged Care Services in the Bay & Basin area

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1997

Growth in services to include the Out of Schools Hours Care at Vincentia Primary School

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1998

Gained funding for the Shoalhaven Neighbour Aid Service

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2000

The launch of the Community Radio Station, Bay & Basin 92.7FM

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2000

Gained funding for the delivery of the National Respite for Carers Program. This was the first program, which was delivered outside of the Bay & Basin area and into the Shoalhaven

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2001

The organisation experience enormous growth by successfully gaining Home Care Packages Level 2

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2001

The official opening of the Bay & Basin Leisure Centre, which was a long awaited achievement for the organisation’s. BBCR was Involved in gaining funding towards a community asset in partnership with Shoalhaven City Council

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2001

Eight Aged Care staff relocated to a specific modified Aged Care ‘One Stop Shop’ venue rented in Macleans Point Road, which would be their main Aged Care Coordination Hub for the next six years

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2001

The organisation was successful with an application for an ex-olympic mini bus to use for Aged Care Services. BBCR also purchased two program vehicles

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2002

The official opening of the Out of School Hours Care demountable at Vincentia Primary School

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2002

Meet full compliance with a perfect score in the Home and Community Care Programs, National Service Standards process for Aged Care Service Delivery

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2002

Successfully gained our Community Radio Licence 92.7MHz to broadcast in the Bay & Basin area

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2003

BBCR received a Premier’s Community Award for outstanding service to the Community and NSW

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2003

Launch of BBCR website

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2004

Launch of BBCR Reviewed Policy and Procedure Manual

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2005

A year of tremendous growth in services, income and employees

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2005

BBCR received the ‘Star of the Shoalhaven” Awards

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2005

Expansion of the Bay & Basin Men’s Shed Project

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2005

Acknowledged for BBCR support of the Sri Lanka Appeal for the Tsunami victims

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2005

CDSE funding for $15,000 for community projects

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2005

Success of the Transport Working Party gaining funding for a pilot project – the intervillage bus service

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2005

The official opening of the Adult Day Respite extensions at St. Georges Basin Day Respite facility in the Community Health Centre

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2005

Increase in BBCR fleet of service vehicles

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2005

Gaining of the permanent Community Radio License for Bay & Basin 92.7FM

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2006

Received funding for the extension of Respite For Carers program to assist employed carers. Funding to implement a new respite services, short stay respite in a cottage setting. Successful tender process for gaining the Facilitated Discharge Program and Transitional Care Program in partnership with South Eastern Sydney & Illawarra Health Service

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2006

Increase in the Work for the Dole Project to include Ulladulla area with up to 50 participants on the program

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2006

Growth in the Men’s Shed Project with a successful tender through the Department of Veteran Affairs, this allowed for a suitable rented venue at Woollamia

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2006

After a number of years in consultation with Shoalhaven City Council BBCR successfully gained the donation of 2 blocks of land for the construction of the “South Coast Community Centre”.

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2007

BBCR Purchase of properties – 128 Macleans Point Road and 205 Kerry Street, Sanctuary Point.  These properties join the land donated by Council to form 4 blocks of land for the construction of capital projects for future BBCR/Community needs.

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2007

Purchase of properties by BBCR at 16 & 18 Sanctuary Point Road, Sanctuary Point with the intention of carrying out modifications to operate a respite care cottage, Bay and Basin men’s shed and office space.

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2007

Leasing of Aged Care Office space at the John Bull Centre in Bomaderry, which housed 4 staff to support the Northern operations of BBCR Aged Care Services

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2007

Successfully negotiated the Contract with DADHC to become a HACC Multi Service Outlet

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2008

Increased partnerships to include key stakeholders such as Illawarra Carer Respite, TAFE, YWCA, ITEC, Probation and Parole, Bunnings, Kiama Community College, local Clubs and many many more

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2008

Completion of new Shed built by BBCR Volunteers and funded by an IMB grant

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2008

Gained the DA to construct a Ancillary Service Support Facility at 18 Sanctuary Point Road property

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2008

Gained funding to carry out modifications to the Aged Care Cottage at 16 Sanctuary Point Road venue to accommodate people with disabilities

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2009

Completion of the BBCR Community Survey/Consultation process to complete the BBCR Strategic Plan 2009 – 2012

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2009

The completion and implementation of the BBCR Aged Care Restructure Plan to prepare for the potential increase in Aged Care funding and streamline service delivery

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2010

The official opening of the new Ancillary Service Support Facility at 18 Sanctuary Point Road

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2010

Security and increase of HACC funding plus $150,000 of non-recurrent one-off establishment funding

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2010

Bay & Basin Men’s Shed funding for the delivery of the Great Mates Project was secured

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2010

The relocation of our Bomaderry Office operations from the John Bull Centre to Mattes Way, which has provided a much larger venue with the successful tender to make modifications to the building owned by Shoalhaven Council.  BBCR worked with the Kiama Community College to assist them in their funding application for these modifications, which offers a day respite room, offices, kitchen, meeting rooms and parking.

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2011

Increase in funding for BBCR Community Services and consolidation of the Youth and Community Development project funding

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2011

Renewal of permanent Community Radio Licence

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2011

Two successful audits showing full compliance for both our Out of School Hours Care and BBCR Aged Care Services

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2011

Successful tender of $450,000 to start the construction of BBCR HACC Multi Service South Coast Community Centre on land donated by Council

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2011

Implementation of BBCR Marketing Plan – new logo and branding

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2011

BBCR celebrated it’s 21st Birthday

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2011

Development and implementation of BBCR WHS Management System

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2012

Engagement of IRIS Research to assist with BBCR community survey process and analysis of information for input into future planning/tender evidence

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2012

Donation from Stocklands for the upgrade of the Out of School Hours Care demountable building in Vincentia

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2012

Purchase of 2nd Mercedes Benz Sprinter funded by ADHC for Aged Care Services

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2012

Settlement and consolidation of land gifted by Shoalhaven City Council

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2013

Official opening of the South Coast Community Centre/Sensory Garden on land gifted by Council, land purchased by BBCR and capital works funding by ADHC and BBCR Successful tender to deliver the “Youth Moves” Project through the NSW Government Office of Communities

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2013

BBCR acknowledged and recognised as one of the finalist in the Illawarra Local Business Awards in the Outstanding Professional Services Section

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2013

Met the registration requirements for the Out of School Care Service through the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA)

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2014

Launch of the new logo and branding BBCR – “Partners in Your Future”

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2014

Increase of BBCR workforce to 160 people with 50% being Volunteers BBCR WHS Management System underwent compliance audit gaining full compliance in all areas of WHS across the organisation

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2014

The first of the BBCR end of year events, which proved to be a great success

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2015

Successful tender to deliver “Home Grown Express” project through the Department of Families and Community Services

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2015

Secured a contract as a host site to deliver the Work For the Dole Project

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