CatholicCare Sydney is the official welfare agency of the Catholic Church in the Archdiocese of Sydney. Our Mission, as an instrument of Christ's liberating presence in the world, is to provide for the social and emotional wellbeing of communities, families and individuals living in the Archdiocese.
More than $30,000 was raised for CatholicCare Sydney’s respite care programs at this year’s St Patrick’s Day Charity Lunch. The annual lunch was held at NSW Parliament House on Monday 17 March 2014, and saw high-profile guests come together with more than 230 generous donors to celebrate St Patrick’s Day.
When James Rodley, a 22-year-old man with cerebral palsy from southern Sydney, first approached CatholicCare Sydney’s disability employment service – Direct Employment (DE) – he was already driving his own car, though he often found it hard to be clearly understood and as a result, to maintain employment.
Local Employment Training Solutions (LETS), a Jobs Services Australia provider operated by CatholicCare Sydney, has a message for job seekers: if you are willing to gain the skills to be “work ready”, you will almost certainly secure employment.
Foster Care (or Out-of-Home Care) is a service provided by CatholicCare Sydney for children and young people, who are unable to live at home with their parents for a period of time. Becoming a foster carer is challenging, but it’s also one of the most rewarding things you can do. Do you have room in your heart for a foster child?
Centacare Industries offer services in Packaging and Assembly, Mail Fulfillment, Light Manufacturing, Secure Shredding and Recycle Services, Garden Maintenance and Tree Services, Indoor Plant Hire and Logistics Management Services, including the warehousing and national distribution of products for major manufacturers and wholesalers.
To all the people CatholicCare Sydney supports – as well as our friends, staff and volunteers of the many faiths and backgrounds we belong to – we wish you a wonderful Easter!
Centacare Industries has changed their main phone number, which is now 02 9784 4777.
In the lead up to this year’s National Youth Week, CatholicCare Sydney’s Allawah House is standing in support of the event’s 2014 theme: ‘Our Voice. Our Impact’.
CatholicCare Sydney’s recent submission to the Legislative Council Select Committee Inquiry on Gambling addressed issues relating to gambling and the experiences of people affected by problem gambling.
CatholicCare believes in supporting seniors to live the life they want to live, by providing person-centred services that meet individual needs and wants.