Gaining independence and flourishing with our Supported Independent Living homes

For adults living with disability, it can be a challenge to gain independence while still receiving the support needed to flourish in life. That’s where Supported Independent Living can provide a solution. CatholicCare Diocese of Broken Bay (CCDBB) provides two Supported Independent Living (SIL) homes, at Lindfield and Manly, with…

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How our workers ‘win’ supporting those living with disability

As Julian’s university friends were boarding planes to create change on the other side of the world, Julian had an epiphany. He had a few different jobs during his uni years, but it was his taste of the disability sector that stopped him in his tracks. “I realised that I…

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Small things make all the difference for Stephen

For Stephen, who is retired and lives on his own, visits from his CatholicCare Activity Support Partners are the highlights of his week, “I have no family, so I really appreciate the company of my two CatholicCare workers.” For the last three years, Stephen has been receiving services from CatholicCare…

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IN THE NEWS … Manly Daily on the urgent need for foster carers

Up to 30 kids from troubled Northern Beaches homes stay in motels each night due to foster carer shortage Written by: Jim O'Rourke - Manly Daily on 22 July 2022 Up to 30 kids need emergency accommodation each night on the Northern Beaches, but many are forced to sleep in…

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