NDIS Spotlight - Passionate advocate finds her calling

Rhonda Miller has worked at CareSouth for over fifteen years, in this month's magazine she talks about the changes she has seen to our Disability Services in that time, specifically the roll out of the NDIS.

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SYSS Young person secures approval on a rental home in Nowra

The Case Workers at SYSS get a great deal of satisfaction seeing a young person flourish after being in our program. Mid-year, 19yo Matt* from Ulladulla was referred to our service because his home was overcrowded, which in turn lead him to at times couch surf.

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Helping Children Find a Forever Home

Ask CareSouth foster carers Rob and John what raising a seven-year-old boy has brought to their lives and their answer is simple – a sense of purpose.

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Short Term Carers, Reshaping the Lives of two Foster Children

When Deniliquin carers Barbara and Bill* were asked by CareSouth to take a young boy and girl into their home for emergency respite care they agreed without hesitation.

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Deb Tozer, CEO of CareSouth to retire December 2018

Important announcement from our CareSouth Board of Directors.

Deb Tozer, our esteemed CEO, colleague and friend to many, will be retiring at the end of this year.

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Foster family starts each day with a ‘koala’ hug

Lily (not her real name) was 17 months old when she came to live with CareSouth foster carers Carolyn and Ian. The Shellharbour couple dreamed of weekend bike rides and friends’ birthday parties for the bubbly youngster. But first they had to help her reach key milestones like walking and talking.

The couple also had to teach Lily how to hug.

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Salim's Invaluable Experience

Salim Layoun was in his final year of a Primary Teaching degree at the University of Wollongong when he began volunteering in the CareSouth Homework Hub. It was an experience he found “invaluable”.

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Local Foster Families Needed

CareSouth is committed to creating positive futures for children and young people in Out-of-Home Care and one of the ways in which we do this is by providing safe, stable homes with loving foster carers.

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Families Week 2018 - Stronger families, stronger communities

Today marks the start of National Families Week (15-21 May) and CareSouth is highlighting the urgent need for more families to help vulnerable children find permanency in safe, loving homes.

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CareSouth's 5S program - April school holidays

5S Swim Program - 2018

More than 50 young people participated in CareSouth’s 5S program - Southern, Surf, Swim, Safety, Social – during the recent April school holidays.

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