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What is it really like to be a foster carer?

  • Apr 17, 2018

It was a sunny autumn afternoon and my class of Year 2 students had just left for the day when I opened a newsletter in my emails. I was reading through it when an advertisement from CatholicCare, calling for foster carers, caught my eye. There was a…

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Have you considered becoming a foster carer?

  • Apr 10, 2018

Have you ever considered becoming a foster carer or are you even a little bit curious to learn more about out of home care and open adoption? If so, CatholicCare invites you to attend one of our information sessions, to be held at various locations a…

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Speaking the same (love) language

  • Apr 07, 2018

Q Sometimes I feel my partner and I don’t really understand each other. Although we do talk about our feelings and we have shared goals, I feel he doesn’t show me love the way I want him to. I think I am more romantic about expressing my love for him…

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Supporting those on the land

  • Apr 07, 2018

While there has been rain in recent weeks, drought conditions continue in the Upper Hunter. Many are hoping for ‘follow up’ rains to ensure grass regrows and crops take root. CatholicCare Social Services now has offices in both Singleton and Muswellb…

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A Long Journey to Parenthood

  • Apr 03, 2018

Walking through the front doors of the Hopson family home felt as warm and inviting as the parents themselves, Sharon and Scott, who couldn’t wipe the smiles off their faces. With baby photos lining the walls and toys strewn across the floor, this fa…

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Foster care and open adoption info sessions

  • Mar 21, 2018

Across Australia, there are more than 40,000 children and young people who rely upon foster carers and the foster care system to keep them safe and out of harm’s way. More than 20,000 of those at-risk youths are in New South Wales. Of the 20,000 chi…

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