Celebrating our differences

More than 4 million Australians — roughly 18 per cent of the population — are living with a disability. Of those, 7.4 per cent are children aged newborn to 14 years.

The benefits of vacation care for children

For children, school holidays are a great time full of wonder and joy, but for parents, they can be incredibly challenging. Holiday care programs are a valuable resource for many parents, helping people to work while offering children a safe place to play, learn, and make new friends.

Connect, collaborate and celebrate this Social Inclusion Week

Social Inclusion Week – which is being held from 21 to 29 November – aspires to ensure that all members of Australian society feel valued and included. It’s about providing the opportunities so everyone has the same chance to engage in society, no matter what their status.

Domestic and family violence rife across our Diocese

Wyong (in the Diocese of Broken Bay) is the second highest suburb for police callouts in NSW due to domestic and family violence. And we know that 66% of domestic and family violence incidences go unreported (BOCSAR, 2020).

Can you open your heart and your home to a child in need?

A struggle that rarely makes news headlines is that of children and young people in our community who are suffering. Many have been through experiences few of us could begin to fathom and who, without our help, will go through childhood without the love and support of a family.

Our commitment to Reconciliation

CatholicCare is proud to have had our Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) endorsed by Reconciliation Australia, demonstrating our commitment to building relationships with Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples, encouraging respect for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples, taking and making opportunities for reconciliation and tracking progress against the intentions noted in our RAP.