Speaker

Lynette Graham

Facility Management, Programmed

 Lynette  Graham

Drawing on more than 20 years’ experience in the social, welfare and justice system, Housing ACT’s Social Inclusion Manager, Lynette Graham, is a passionate advocate who specialises in supporting vulnerable and disadvantaged children, young people, Indigenous communities and their families. As an Aboriginal woman, she is determined to play an active role in developing relationships in local communities so that vulnerable people have an active and empowered voice in community decisions.

In her role with the ACT Community Service Directorate, Lynette has developed an outreach program for social housing residents focused on early intervention and prevention for health and wellbeing for Aboriginal men and women in collaboration with community partners ‘Closing the Gap’ initiative and Diabetes Australia. This program focused on young mums and linking them to support services across the social housing, welfare and justice systems as well as providing training on child development, nutrition and self-care.

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