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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Why families and educators are choosing home-based care for children

For Lisa Baker, pursuing her career in a community-based preschool simply wasn’t an option. When Lisa’s second child was born she says, “it just wasn’t affordable for me to have two children in care and be working in a preschool but I really wanted to be able to stay in…

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Dance opens the door for people living with disability

‘Dance is my life’, is the mantra of CatholicCare Disability Futures participant, Kayla Donaldson. For Kayla, dance has been a pathway to expression and recognition. Kayla has travelled the world, competing as a dancer, performed locally in theatre companies and been the face of television commercials while strutting her dance…

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