An invitation to DNA Workshop IMAGE Social Services

An invitation to DNA Workshop

September 25, 2017 Comments Lynne Williamson

An invitation to DNA Workshop, courtesy of the Small Grants program Forced Adoption services, Relationships Australia, to be held on Saturday 21 October 2017.

Register early for supported accommodation IMAGE Social Services

Register early for supported accommodation

September 18, 2017 Comments Lizzie Snedden

CatholicCare Social Services Hunter-Manning’s Acting Director, Gary Christensen, is encouraging people who have a disability and are interested in moving into modern, supported accommodation to register their interest early to avoid disappointment.

CatholicCare’s supporting our most vulnerable children IMAGE Aurora

CatholicCare’s supporting our most vulnerable children

September 06, 2017 Comments Lizzie Snedden

“Foster carers are very special people who provide love, support and stability to some of our country’s most vulnerable children,” Gary Christensen, Acting Director of CatholicCare Social Services Hunter-Manning, said on the eve of NSW Foster Care Week.

CatholicCare’s creating a calming space IMAGE Social Services

CatholicCare’s creating a calming space

August 21, 2017 Comments Kate Thornthwaite

CatholicCare’s Maitland office has undergone renovations. Upgrades to our Family Contact Room and Meeting Room are now complete and there is also a teenage retreat space.

Transforming the lives of people living with a disability IMAGE Social Services

Transforming the lives of people living with a disability

August 15, 2017 Comments Lizzie Snedden

CatholicCare Social Services Hunter-Manning has launched a video to help the community better understand what the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is, and how it’s transforming the lives of people living with a disability.

Love Child: It isn't like that anymore IMAGE Aurora

Love Child: It isn't like that anymore

August 02, 2017 Comments Jackelyn Bassett

Jackelyn Bassett spoke to Chloe Allsopp, CatholicCare’s psychologist working in the field of open adoption.

Q What is your role in supporting the open adoption process?

A I provide information and counselling to anyone affected by adoption, past or present. This can relate to mandatory adoption counselling for parents considering adopting their newborn, counselling for those who were adopted or who have adopted, and providing information or services to assist with contacting birth parents.

Renewing pathways, growing hope IMAGE Aurora

Renewing pathways, growing hope

August 02, 2017 Comments Maryanne Kerrins

Towards the end of last year CatholicCare Hunter Manning took on a new project for women and children victims of Domestic Violence. 

Knights kicking goals on and off the field IMAGE Social Services

Knights kicking goals on and off the field

July 31, 2017 Comments Lizzie Snedden

CatholicCare Social Services Hunter-Manning was proud to partner with the Newcastle Knights and Black Money Enterprises to deliver a once in a lifetime opportunity for people accessing their Young Adult Services and Disability Services.