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Community combo is cookin’

June 03, 2020 Brooke Robinson

A partnership between CatholicCare Social Services Hunter Manning, the Forster Tuncurry Catholic parish and Holy Name Primary School, Forster has resulted in a new community kitchen to serve those in need in the area.

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Turn unemployment into care

May 25, 2020 Gary Christensen

Even as many of us struggle to cope and adjust to the challenges coronavirus presents, it would be remiss of us to forget the thousands of children in NSW who, through no fault of their own, live in foster care placements.

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Student volunteers at Taree Community Kitchen

March 03, 2020 Carol Healey

The 2020 school year has started with St Clare’s High School Taree Year 10 students working closely with the wider community to celebrate what it means to support and understand the value of helping others. 

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Taree Community Kitchen receives $500 donation

December 19, 2019 Sue Abdoo

This morning the Taree Community Kitchen received a $500 donation from the Commonwealth Bank (CBA). 

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Realtor has the right spirit

December 19, 2019 Bernadette Harris

Ray White real estate agency in Taree shared the Christmas cheer when it donated gifts to CatholicCare Social Services Brighter Futures families this year.

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Back from the edge

September 30, 2019 Lizzie Watkin

In 2005 there was a period when you couldn’t open a newspaper or turn on a television without hearing the name John Brogden. At only 36 he was the leader of the NSW Liberal Party and widely expected to become the next premier of NSW.

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Restoration projects benefit from research

August 05, 2019 Darrell Croker

A compelling documentary explicitly exposing the angst and aspirations of birth parents whose children are in foster care debunks the stereotypes attached to such situations. But it also implicitly begs questions around the pressure of those taking on the responsibility.  

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Worlds apart

July 06, 2019 Tanya Russell

I’ve just commenced work with an organisation that supports people from many cultural backgrounds.  I’ve realised that what I thought I knew about particular cultures is so different to what I’m starting to learn through my work. Apart from cultural sensitivity training, how can I ensure I am working in the most respectful way with my clients as well as colleagues?