When you meet Donna Broadhead for the very first time, you are instantly put at ease by her warm smile and love for conversation. An avid artist and gardener, Donna’s home is filled with drawings she has etched of family and friends and the entry to the front door is framed by blossoming plants.
It was a sunny autumn afternoon and my class of Year 2 students had just left for the day when I opened a newsletter in my emails. I was reading through it when an advertisement from CatholicCare, calling for foster carers, caught my eye. There was a phone number to call. I picked up the phone…
CatholicCare Social Services Hunter-Manning recognises the importance of positive male role models in the lives of children and young people. Many who live in foster care (out of home care) have had limited positive relationships with men prior to coming into the care system. Developing healthy relationships with male foster carers can assist children and young people develop resilience and increase their capacity for healing, particularly if they have suffered trauma in their lives.
CatholicCare invites you to attend one of their information sessions about autism.
Players and spectators alike can expect much more than a mere game of rugby league when the Taree Bulls next compete against Forster Tuncurry’s Hawks. Beyond tackles and tries, the event will see players don white and take a pledge to raise awareness about domestic violence.
NAIDOC Week is being celebrated 3-10 July. Originally, ‘National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee’, NAIDOC has evolved into an annual, week-long celebration of the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.