Worlds apart IMAGE Aurora

Worlds apart

July 06, 2019 Tanya Russell

I’ve just commenced work with an organisation that supports people from many cultural backgrounds.  I’ve realised that what I thought I knew about particular cultures is so different to what I’m starting to learn through my work. Apart from cultural sensitivity training, how can I ensure I am working in the most respectful way with my clients as well as colleagues?

How 'Before We Say I Do' impacted Andy and Lauren  IMAGE Social Services

How 'Before We Say I Do' impacted Andy and Lauren

April 29, 2019 Lizzie Snedden

Andy and Lauren Rossi are genuine high school sweethearts whose love is obvious and touching.

Taree Community Kitchen celebrates 20,000 meals served IMAGE Social Services

Taree Community Kitchen celebrates 20,000 meals served

April 23, 2019 Lizzie Snedden

CatholicCare Social Services Hunter-Manning recently celebrated 20,000 meals being served by volunteers at their outreach service, the Taree Community Kitchen.

Autism Spectrum Disorders IMAGE Social Services

Autism Spectrum Disorders

April 02, 2019 Tanya Russell

Today is World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD), marked annually on 2 April and aims to place a spotlight on the unique talents and challenges that people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) experience.

Are you interested in working to help refugee and asylum seeker families? IMAGE Social Services

Are you interested in working to help refugee and asylum seeker families?

March 28, 2019 Brooke Robinson

An exciting opportunity exists to join the CatholicCare team as a Multicultural Family Support Worker, with a strong focus on assisting individuals and families referred by the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle’s Development and Relief Agency (DARA).

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.