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The importance of extending Out of Home Care to age 21

The most recent survey showed that there are roughly 47,915 Australian children currently living in Out of Home Care (OOHC). Of these 47,915 children, hundreds will age out of the program this year alone. Many of these children will end up with very few resources or life skills to support…

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About our Triple P Parenting program

At Catholic Care, we're passionate about helping parents be the best they can be. Our goal is to help parents and children form lasting bonds that follow them well into adulthood. We understand that it's easy to doubt yourself and your abilities, and we want to help. This is where…

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Historic national Catholic Safeguarding Standards launched

Catholic Professional Standards Limited (CPSL)  has released the historic National Catholic Safeguarding Standards in response to the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. Speaking shortly after the release, CEO Sheree Limbrick said that during the Royal Commission, Catholic leaders committed to establishing nationally consistent…

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Supporting people living with disability in Australia

Almost 20% of the Australian population (around 3.96 million people) live with a disability. Of all of those people who report having a disability, 86% of Australians report having a disability that limits their core activities in some way. A core activity is traditionally defined as self-care, communication  or mobility.…

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