I think, or I know, my child has Autism. What now? IMAGE Social Services

I think, or I know, my child has Autism. What now?

July 29, 2016 Comments Tanya Russell

CatholicCare invites you to attend one of their information sessions about autism.

Troy's story IMAGE Social Services

Troy's story

July 18, 2016 Lizzie Snedden

Troy moved into CatholicCare supported accommodation in 2015. Prior to this he had lived with his family his entire life.

Goal of rugby league game surpasses tries scored IMAGE Social Services

Goal of rugby league game surpasses tries scored

July 12, 2016 Lizzie Snedden

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.

CatholicCare celebrates NAIDOC Week 2016 IMAGE Social Services

CatholicCare celebrates NAIDOC Week 2016

July 07, 2016 Helga Smit

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.

Fevola snags success at blokes only barbecue IMAGE Aurora

Fevola snags success at blokes only barbecue

July 06, 2016 Comments Lizzie Snedden

From the lush, pampered lawns of the MCG, to the scrubby tangle of the African bush, Brendan Fevola seems to thrive in a variety of environments.

Addressing a child's fear IMAGE Aurora

Addressing a child's fear

July 06, 2016 Comments Tanya Russell

Q  My father-in-law recently died from cancer. This was difficult for all of us but particularly difficult for my seven-year-old son. Although my father-in-law eventually died peacefully in his sleep, my son overheard us talking about this. Since then, my son has become afraid of sleeping alone and says that he is scared he could die in his sleep too. How can I make this better for him?

Opportunities for people with disabilities to reach personal goals IMAGE Aurora

Opportunities for people with disabilities to reach personal goals

July 06, 2016 Comments Lizzie Snedden

For 47-year-old Gordon, relocating to CatholicCare’s supported accommodation in early 2015 resulted in a number of benefits.

CatholicCare combining with courage for Refugee Week IMAGE Social Services

CatholicCare combining with courage for Refugee Week

June 21, 2016 Lizzie Snedden

At the international level, daily news seems increasingly defined by stories of religious intolerance, terror attacks and polarising refugee debate. But as CatholicCare Refugee Service and members of the Hunter Region prepare for the 2016 Refugee Week, it is clear local attitudes tell a very different story.