Trauma for some at Christmas, the importance of being mindful
Christmas, according to the song, is the most wonderful time of the year, and for many of us that is true. But Christmas can also be one of the loneliest times of year, particularly for children who have experienced abuse and neglect or are living in Out-Of-Home care.
XMAS 2016/2017 Close Down Dates
Please note our shut down period. Our 24/7 hour service will be available right throughout the Christmas break on 1300 554 260. All of us here at CareSouth thank you for your generous support over the past year and hope you have a very Merry Christmas Christmas!
Fostering with CareSouth in New South Wales Western region
CareSouth’s Out-Of-Home care programs in Deniliquin, Griffith and Wagga provide safe, nurturing environments for over 75 children and young people.
Matching Disability Clients with Carers this Christmas
Rhonda Miller, the project officer for CareSouth’s Family Choices program Southern region, has only one thing on her Christmas wish list this year: every young person in CareSouth’s Family Choices program finds a respite carer who is perfect for them.
Being Mindful at Christmas
Christmas is called the silly season for a reason. Once the trees are trimmed and the carols start piping through shopping centre speakers we all start to feel the pressure mounting.
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 of creating a positive future for children and young people 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.