Help Literacy Hub

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Tools and resources

It’s common to worry about saying the wrong thing, intruding or being insensitive. We don’t realise, offering, asking and receiving help are learned skills. Find all of our resources below on helping improve the community’s Help Literacy skills. 

How to provide the RIGHT help to someone doing it tough

It does not need to be an act of huge sacrifice on the part of the support person.

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7 tips on asking for help…

When times get tough, it is often the build up of small things that can tip us over the edge.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Even small acts of kindness can have a big impact during these times.

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All tools and resources

Bushfire recovery

We understand that your support needs will change over time – and Gather My Crew is able to change with you.

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#1 reason why Gather My Crew is better than a Whatsapp group…

I was challenged this week to explain why Gather My Crew is a better solution for supporting people than using Whatsapp… They were thinking… if …

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When asking for help feels too difficult… read this

Asking for help can be hard – we get that. But it is also part of being human. We will all need help at some …

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…but what does the family really need?

Kayla’s husband died suddenly leaving her a single Mum of 3 teenage boys. It happened in June – and her eldest boys were in Year …

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Instead of dropping off a meal… try this.

At the local primary school my children attended, we were quick to rally around and support families in need. We became experts at baking cakes,  …

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The essential role played by friends and family

A few years ago I was working as a psychologist supporting people with cancer and I sat down with a woman who had just finished …

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How Gather My Crew began…

I have spent almost 20 years supporting people and families going through crisis. As a psychologist, my job involves helping people find a way through …

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10 helpful hints from Gather My Crew users…

1. Don’t try to set everything up at once Filling everything out at once can get overwhelming – and takes time. I found it much easier …

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5 tips for schools using Gather My Crew…

Gather My Crew is a perfect solution for schools trying to coordinate help and support for members of their community. Many schools are great at …

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Download the Gather My Crew App

Our app is now available on android and iPhone devices. Visit the GooglePlay Store or AppStore to download the new app!

New users

Learn how to can utilise our technology and resources to provide support that truly makes a difference.

Existing users

Transfer your Crew over to the new app for a better user experience, if you would like to keep using the existing web app – you can.