Disability Awareness Week 2016
Will* is a typical 18 year old. When he finishes school next month he is looking forward to “sleeping in and staying-up late”.
Steven's Story as our Everyday Maintenance man
CareSouth Disability Support Worker Ofer Engel loves his job. Each day he makes a difference in the lives of the clients he supports, particularly 46 year-old Steven
Homework Hub - Mixing Study with Play
CareSouth’s vision to create a positive future for the children and young people we work with every day was a key factor in the development and launch of “The Homework Hub”, a weekly program designed to help students with their homework.
Community Comes Together to Teach Kids Surf & Swim Safety
When 66 students came together for a water safety awareness program at Port Kembla Beach and McKeon’s swim school these holidays the smiles on their faces said it all.
CareSouth is Shoalhaven's 2016 Business of the Year
CareSouth recently won the prestigious 2016 Business of the Year at the Shoalhaven Business Awards. We were also awarded the Employer of Choice and Excellence in Community Service awards.
Wrapping up Foster Care Week 2016
This Foster Care Week, 11-17 September 2016, we have enjoyed celebrating the crucial role of foster carers in making a positive difference to the lives of vulnerable children and young people in our community.
Foster Care Week
Today marks the start of Foster Care Week, which celebrates the crucial role of foster carers in making a positive difference to the lives of vulnerable children and young people in our community. CareSouth will again be partnering with other out-of-home care agencies in a range of activities across NSW to honour and raise awareness of the important contribution made by foster carers.
Second Life Stationery
Like all good ideas Second Life Stationery began with a light bulb moment. A new school year was about to start and Natalie Wall was awake worrying about all the required school supplies she had not yet purchased. A quick hunt through desks revealed a treasure trove of barely used pens, pencils, erasers, scissors, glue sticks and notebooks.
Community Unites for Aunties and Uncles Fundraiser
“All it takes is one person to stand by you, through thick or thin, and they can help you turn your life around”. That is the message CareSouth staff and guest speaker Jet Zavier shared with more than 50 members of Ulladulla’s business community at an Aunties and Uncles fundraising night this month.
Respite Carers Changing the Lives of Kids in Care
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.