Author Archives: Sofi Lawson

In the Media

Volunteering role adding up for Iranian migrant Elham, Geelong Indy, May 12 2016               Alarm over Craigieburn mortgage debt, Northern Star Weekly, April 18 2016                   … Continue reading

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Saying thanks to our volunteers

UNITINGCARE Victoria and Tasmania agencies marked National Volunteer Week earlier this month by thanking volunteers for their dedication in delivering services throughout local communities. The week ran from May 9-15 with the theme Give Happy, Live Happy to celebrate and … Continue reading

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Wesley welcomes social spend in Victorian budget

WESLEY Mission Victoria has welcomed the Andrews’ Government’s large and much-needed commitment to supporting vulnerable children and young people in the 2016 budget. “The $168 million commitment, as part of the Government’s response to the Royal Commission into Family Violence, … Continue reading

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Lin Hatfield Dodds says goodbye

UNITINGCARE Australia’s National Director Lin Hatfield Dodds who has headed up the organisation since 2002 has decided to move on. Lin has been appointed to the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet as the Deputy Secretary, Social Policy. During her … Continue reading

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UCVT website goes live

UNITINGCARE Victoria and Tasmania has recently launched its very first stand-alone website as part of its strategy to be part of the digital revolution. The website is a comprehensive site with up to date information to gives users an understanding … Continue reading

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Share Acts of Kindness Gift Catalogue – a gift that keeps on giving

SHARE has just launched its new ‘Acts of Kindness’ catalogue to encourage people to spread kindness with gifts to mark a special occasion. It’s in a bid to encourage people to buy a gift that helps put food on the … Continue reading

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Connections UnitingCare leads the way to social impact

CONNECTIONS UnitingCare has been awarded ‘Best Newcomer to Social Impact Measurement’ by Social Impact Measurement Network Australia (SIMNA). SIMNA Awards 2016 chose Connections for their work in the development of the Connections Outcomes Framework (COF). The Best Newcomer category recognises … Continue reading

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UnitingCare unveils its new vision

UNITINGCARE will create one of the largest community service organisations operating in Victoria and Tasmania under a new single governance structure aimed at strengthening its ability to support people in need throughout the two states. It comes after a decision … Continue reading

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