Latest 'Centacare' news articles.
Leanne unites two passions as a volunteer9 May 2023Leanne is one of 18 volunteers in the Moreton Bay area that drive Centacare aged care and disability care clients where they need to be. But she is much more than a driver, she is filling her days doing what she loves most - driving and meeting new people.
- Just to be listened to and have someone to spend time with is a gift a pastoral carer can give to patients and loved ones in hospital.
Centacare stands against domestic violence4 May 2023In the last two years, Centacare has supported more than 4,000 teenagers experiencing emotional and physical abuse at the hands of their parents or guardians. Centacare has once again called on the community to take a stand against domestic and family...
Victoria uses gift of life for good6 April 2023Victoria's doctors agree that she shouldn't be here.
Calm and camaraderie in the woodshop6 April 2023As part of the woodworking program at HAND Social and Life Skills Hub, clients learn basic carpentry and woodworking skills needed to make small projects like bird houses, possum boxes, bottle openers and toys.
A place to call home for Fraser Coast Families6 April 2023The Homeless Accommodation and Housing Support services on the Fraser Coast walk alongside people who are experiencing homelessness or who are at risk of homelessness to identify immediate supports and pathways to safe and permanent accommodation.
Opening rich in traditional culture14 March 2023First Nations clients and support workers play key roles in the opening and blessing of Centacare's South West team's new office in Darra.
Matthew kicks his 5km goal13 March 2023Matthew doesn't use language to communicate but his Centacare support worker Liliana knows how best to support him so he feels at peace and can work on his goals such as completing the International Women's Day Fun Run.
Shannon fulfils dream of independent living13 February 2023Moving out of home was a big change for Shannon, but the team at Centacare helped prepare her to get her own place, giving her the right amount of support and encouragement to feel confident about the step she was taking and discover her capabilities.
The hidden face of domestic violence9 February 2023It's not unusual for women who are experiencing domestic and family violence to hide what's going on in their lives, especially from the people they are closest to. Centacare practitioners can help women to remove the mask.