Interagency Foster Care Picnic 2015 IMAGE Social Services

Interagency Foster Care Picnic 2015

September 24, 2015 Stephen Carter

The 2015 CatholicCare Interagency Foster Care Picnic attracted 400 carers and children on Wednesday 23 September, turning Maitland Park into a buzzing hive of activity, colour and fun. Face painting, jumping castles and a sausage sizzle added to the sense of celebration, despite the cold windy weather.

CatholicCare Hunter-Manning celebrates Foster Care Week IMAGE Social Services

CatholicCare Hunter-Manning celebrates Foster Care Week

September 17, 2015 Comments Jamie-Lee Habeler

As a celebration of Foster Care Week, CatholicCare Social Services Hunter-Manning today held a lunch for 50 of its carers to pay tribute to the work they do and to say thank you for their contribution to the people they support.

Attention must be paid IMAGE Social Services

Attention must be paid

September 11, 2015 Stephen Carter

An enormous amount of attention has been paid to issues around refugee and asylum seekers in recent weeks: quotas; detention; resettlement; ‘stop the boats’ policies; the impact – positive and negative – of accepting, even welcoming, displaced and desperate people from places as conflicted as Syria. Defying the Border Force Act - rally in Newcastle - 17 September 2015.

Award recognises Excellence in Pastoral Care at Calvary Mater IMAGE Social Services

Award recognises Excellence in Pastoral Care at Calvary Mater

September 10, 2015 Comments Helen Ellis

Catholic Health Australia (CHA) has honoured Mary Ringstad, Pastoral Care Manager at Calvary Mater Newcastle, with the CHA Award for Excellence in Pastoral Care 2015.

Towards justice for refugees and asylum seekers IMAGE Social Services

Towards justice for refugees and asylum seekers

September 09, 2015 Comments Tracey Edstein, Aoife Connors

Bishop Long welcomes announcement Australia will accept 12,000 more refugees.

CatholicCare Offers Strong Support for Foster Carers IMAGE Aurora Magazine

CatholicCare Offers Strong Support for Foster Carers

September 01, 2015 Jamie-Lee Habeler

CatholicCare Social Services is delighted to be participating in Foster Care Week, an annual event held in NSW to acknowledge and celebrate the outstanding work of foster carers.

All Aboard for Krakow in 2016 IMAGE Aurora Magazine

All Aboard for Krakow in 2016

August 31, 2015 Comments Brian Lacey, Sue Lacey

Pilgrim leaders Brian and Sue Lacey extend an invitation to the young and the not so young. 

Blessing and Opening of CatholicCare Social Services in Gloucester IMAGE Social Services

Blessing and Opening of CatholicCare Social Services in Gloucester

August 11, 2015 Comments Helene O'Neill

Under a perfect blue sky on a warm winter’s day, CatholicCare opened its Gloucester office to provide support to the local community and areas beyond. Invited guests joined with Bishop Bill Wright and CatholicCare Director Ms Helga Smit to witness the introduction of much needed mental health and support services to the area.