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CatholicCare support for floods

  • Mar 24, 2021

Donate now to support the flood-affected Mid-Coast community. CatholicCare is taking donations to support those in our Mid-Coast community who have been affected by the floods. As a local agency which provides local responses to communities in need…

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New Church Street Hub to become a melting pot of cultures

  • Mar 17, 2021

There was a buzz of excitement in the air at Church Street, Mayfield, yesterday when women from all around the world gathered to make food together as part of Harmony Week celebrations. The women of various ages and cultural backgrounds are all assis…

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Douse burnout blues

  • Mar 17, 2021

Most of us looked forward to putting 2020 to bed on New Year’s Eve, celebrating the end of one of the most globally challenging years in living history, and hoping for better times to come in 2021. Unsurprisingly, it turns out that COVID-19 didn’t ta…

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Inmates upskill for re-entry to society

  • Feb 12, 2021

Transitioning from incarceration to the community is not always easy. Finding employment is a challenge for many in mainstream society, and this is often exacerbated for those with a criminal record. Kelly Pavan is Counselling & Clinical Services Man…

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A recipe for success

  • Dec 03, 2020

Big things are on the horizon for CatholicCare’s Food Programs, who have recently partnered with St Pius X High School to secure the use of their commercial kitchen to cook meals for those in need. The new space at Adamstown provides CatholicCare wit…

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Incarcerating youngsters is no solution

  • Nov 25, 2020

In 1996, I responded to a NSW Department of Juvenile Justice positions vacant advert for the role of Senior Youth Worker at what was then the Worimi Juvenile Detention Centre in Broadmeadow. At that time, I was a 23-year-old youth worker at a Newcast…

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