It's right to turn the page - but first you have to read it IMAGE Social Services

It's right to turn the page - but first you have to read it

March 18, 2019 Lizzie Snedden

Felicity (Flic) Ryan is a Wadi Wadi woman, and her mother’s family are freshwater people from the Swan Hill and Moulamein areas of Victoria and New South Wales. Flic’s father is of Scottish background and his family hail from the region below Glasgow in the central lowlands.

Catholic social teaching: debunking the myths at CatholicCare's staff conference IMAGE Social Services

Catholic social teaching: debunking the myths at CatholicCare's staff conference

March 05, 2019 Todd Dagwell

"Spread a culture of tolerance and learn to engage respectfully with people who passionately disagree with you". This was the dominant theme of Jesuit priest Father Frank Brennan’s presentation at Catholic Care’s, Towards Practice Excellence, two day staff conference at Hunter Stadium from 27-28 February.

Children are going homeless, but there’s something you can do to help IMAGE Social Services

Children are going homeless, but there’s something you can do to help

February 26, 2019 Lizzie Snedden

In our cities and rural areas, domestic and family violence is ruining lives.

Fostering connections with family and community IMAGE Social Services

Fostering connections with family and community

February 12, 2019 Lizzie Snedden

Raymond Terrace couple Mark and Jo Lewis were in their early forties and had their six children living at home with them, the youngest of whom was only seven, when they first considered becoming foster carers.

A pro-active approach to family preservation IMAGE Social Services

A pro-active approach to family preservation

February 05, 2019 Gary Christensen

For the second consecutive year, NSW has had the lowest rate of children and young people admitted to "out of home care” in the country. These encouraging results were announced recently by the Secretary of the NSW Department of Community Services, Michael Coutts-Trotter and based on data provided by the NSW Productivity Commission

Calvary Mater Newcastle launches new cancer App for patients on World Cancer Day 2019 IMAGE Social Services

Calvary Mater Newcastle launches new cancer App for patients on World Cancer Day 2019

February 04, 2019 Todd Dagwell

A cancer diagnosis usually leaves people in a state of shock – unsure what to do or where to turn. In a world first, Calvary Mater Newcastle has unveiled a new cancer App, CANcierge, to give patients and their family a ‘roadmap’ to follow on this distressing journey.

CatholicCare celebrates World Mental Health Day by breaking Stigma IMAGE Social Services

CatholicCare celebrates World Mental Health Day by breaking Stigma

October 09, 2018 Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle

CatholicCare recently created a series of videos aimed at promoting a proactive approach to managing mental health and breaking the stigma associated with accessing counselling.

 

Short films aim to debunk misconceptions about foster care IMAGE Social Services

Short films aim to debunk misconceptions about foster care

September 20, 2018 Lizzie Snedden

In recognition of Foster and Kinship Care Week 2018 (9-15 September), Catholic Care Social Services Hunter Manning launched two short films aimed at debunking misconceptions and reinforcing the importance of foster care in our community.