Psychology Week 2016 – Ways to Thrive IMAGE Social Services

Psychology Week 2016 – Ways to Thrive

November 07, 2016 Comments Tanya Russell

Psychology Week is an annual initiative established by the Australian Psychological Society (APS) aimed at increasing awareness of how psychology can help people and communities lead healthier, happier and more meaningful lives.

GALLERY: Taree Community Kitchen officially opens IMAGE Social Services

GALLERY: Taree Community Kitchen officially opens

November 07, 2016 Comments Kate Bennett

CatholicCare Social Services Hunter-Manning (CatholicCare) officially opened the Taree Community Kitchen on Wednesday 2 November 2016, seeing the people of Taree able to access fresh, home cooked meals five days a week.

New appointment for fearless advocate IMAGE Aurora Magazine

New appointment for fearless advocate

November 02, 2016 Comments Helga Smit

Chair of Catholic Social Services Australia (CSSA), Dr Maria Harries AM, has announced the appointment of Fr Frank Brennan sj AO as Chief Executive Officer of the peak national body for social services in Australia. CSSA represents a national network of 53 Catholic social service providers.

CARETALK: Anticipating retirement IMAGE Aurora Magazine

CARETALK: Anticipating retirement

November 02, 2016 Comments Tanya Russell

Q   I have been looking forward to retirement at the end of this year for so long. I have worked as a school teacher for many years and suddenly I feel lost and fearful. I don’t know who I will be or what I will do if I am not teaching. Can you suggest how to deal with my fears and forge into the unknown with positivity rather than fear?

Domestic violence: Remember the frog in the pot IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Domestic violence: Remember the frog in the pot

November 02, 2016 Comments Stacey Northam

Domestic and family violence is one of the most significant and visible contributors to trauma-related mental illness within our community, and can single-handedly create significant behavioural, cognitive and developmental impairment in children.

Taree Community Kitchen provides service with a smile IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Taree Community Kitchen provides service with a smile

November 02, 2016 Comments Lizzie Snedden

Volunteers, donors, staff, Members of Parliament and the wider community all watched with smiles on their face as Rev Brian Mascord VG blessed the Taree Community Kitchen. Their elation was fitting since serving wholesome meals to the public, with a smile, is what the kitchen is all about.

 

Circle of security IMAGE Social Services

Circle of security

October 31, 2016 Comments Lizzie Snedden

Parenting can be one of life’s biggest joys, but that does not mean it is always easy.

Taree Children’s Week Art Exhibition IMAGE Social Services

Taree Children’s Week Art Exhibition

October 27, 2016 Comments Alina Ljumanovic

CatholicCare Brighter Futures participants took to the paint and brushes last week! All children on the Brighter Futures program were invited to take part in the 10th Children’s Week Art Exhibition held at Taree Manning Regional Art Gallery.