Foster Care Week 2019
Foster Care Week celebrates the crucial role carers play in making a difference in the lives of vulnerable children and young people in our community.
Resources Help Students Embrace Diversity and Inclusion
Book Week celebrations continued at CareSouth this week, with students in our Homework Hub reading books about diversity and inclusion to our resident Story Dog Buster.
Buster's a Book Week Superhero
Don’t be alarmed if you see superheroes, magicians or masked crusaders roaming the halls of CareSouth – it’s all part of the nation’s annual Book Week celebrations.
FIRST STOP, CareSouth’s Shoalhaven Youth Support Service (SYSS)
CareSouth’s Shoalhaven Youth Support Service (SYSS) was the first stop on a bus tour across Nowra to raise awareness of the housing affordability crisis in the Shoalhaven during Homelessness Week.
"Never feel like you are alone" - Tamara's experience at SYSS
Tamara * is one of hundreds of young people supported by SYSS.
Homeless Youth Puts His Best Foot Forward
When Jimmy was referred to the Shoalhaven Youth Support Service’s (SYSS) residential program by his counsellor he had hit rock bottom.
An opportunity to bring the issue of homelessness into the spotlight
August 4 marks the start of Homelessness Week, an opportunity to bring the issue of homelessness into the spotlight.
CareSouth has become the first official SafeCare Accredited Agency in NSW
CareSouth has become the first official SafeCare Accredited Agency in NSW.
It Takes a Village to Raise a Child
We all know that it takes a village to raise a child. But when you are a foster carer it is even more important to have a support network of people around you who can step up and lend a hand when needed.
Jan and her husband Ken have been short-term foster carers with CareSouth for the past five years. The Sussex Inlet couple are currently caring for a six-month-old baby girl who, like most children in care, had difficulty settling and forming attachments.
SYSS Supports Homeless Student to Finish HSC
Naomi* had just started her final, and most important, year of school when she found herself homeless. The 17-year-old was being subjected to verbal and physical abuse in the family home and her psychologist, who was treating her for bipolar and anxiety disorder, deemed it unsafe for her to remain in the house.