Director attends NSW Child Safe Standards for Permanent Care Launch IMAGE Social Services

Director attends NSW Child Safe Standards for Permanent Care Launch

November 17, 2015 Comments Kate Bennett

Director of CatholicCare Social Services Hunter-Manning, Helga Smit, attended the NSW Child Safe Standards for Permanent Care launch at Parliament House this week, hosted by NSW Minister for Family and Community Services, The Hon. Brad Hazzard.

Depression: My Path to Peace IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Depression: My Path to Peace

November 03, 2015 Tanya Russell

As a psychologist, I have the privilege of walking alongside my clients on their paths to better mental health. Often the path to a sense of stability or recovery can appear insurmountable. Below is a client’s account of depression. It is real; sometimes awful, but also full of hope. I share with permission.  

Inclement Weather No Handicap to Corporate Golf Day Success IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Inclement Weather No Handicap to Corporate Golf Day Success

November 03, 2015 Comments Barry Urwin

The wind and rain did nothing to dampen the spirits of our intrepid golfers as they battled the elements for a good cause – raising vital funds for CatholicCare Social Services’ mental health and disabilities programs.

Dropping off the Edge 2015 Report IMAGE Social Services

Dropping off the Edge 2015 Report

October 27, 2015 Jamie-Lee Habeler

You are invited to attend a local briefing titled Dropping off the Edge 2015 Report, which will be hosted by CatholicCare Social Services Hunter-Manning.

Review Reimagine Renew: Mission making a difference in a changing world IMAGE Social Services

Review Reimagine Renew: Mission making a difference in a changing world

October 26, 2015 Comments Tracey Edstein

‘We are called constantly to improve and to grow in rapport and wisdom, in order to fully carry out mission’ - Pope Francis

Let it go, Let it go… IMAGE Social Services

Let it go, Let it go…

October 26, 2015 Comments Tracey Edstein

While most eight year olds would have been at school, playing with their friends or home with their families, recently a brave young girl was about to have the last of her treatments at the hospital’s Radiation Oncology Department.

Sick with worry report: People’s desire to participate shines through IMAGE Social Services

Sick with worry report: People’s desire to participate shines through

October 15, 2015 Comments Evan Langdon

The St Vincent de Paul Society National Council has marked Anti-Poverty Week 2015 with the launch of the ‘Sick with worry…’ report containing stories from the front-line of inequality and 14 recommendations for urgent action by the Federal Government to help enable people to achieve their dreams of a life without poverty.

A Buddy Bench for Refugee Service IMAGE Social Services

A Buddy Bench for Refugee Service

October 12, 2015 Comments Barry Urwin

A warm welcome for refugees has always been extended by the Oakley family. Allan and Barbara Oakley have personally supported and helped refugee families settle into Newcastle for many years.