Category Archives: Network News

UnitingCare agency put homelessness first

UNITINGCARE Harrison (UCH) is leading the way to tackle homelessness by using a range of preventative measures to ensure people most at risk get the help they need before they end up on the streets. The HOPE program, launched in … Continue reading

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ReGen wins Victorian Public Healthcare Awards

UNITINGCARE ReGen was recently awarded the 2015 Victorian Healthcare award in the category of ‘Improving health, safety and wellbeing’. The annual Victorian Healthcare Awards recognise innovative community health programs and organisations. The award’s categories cover a diverse range of community health areas … Continue reading

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An insight into Connections UnitingCare

MORE than 30 people took up the invitation to tour a number of Connections UnitingCare locations in Victoria’s south east last Thursday. Representatives from organisations including UnitingCare Victoria and Tasmania, Uniting Church and Monash Health were among those who attended. … Continue reading

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60 seconds with Carolyn Barrie

Name: Carolyn Barrie Agency: UnitingCare Ballarat Role: Interim CEO Time working with UnitingCare: 7 months Favourite TV program: Australian Story Favourite movie: the Castle What do you enjoy doing in your spare time? Bushwalking, jogging, horse riding, cycling If you … Continue reading

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Wesley Mission appoints new CEO

WESLEY Mission Victoria recently appointed Paul Linossier to the role of Chief Executive Officer. Paul will begin at the helm of the organisation on December 14 replacing interim CEO Gary Henry, who took over the reins in May. Acting board … Continue reading

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The UnitingCare Network Project Update

Project Team Staff Appointments Tony Chapman has been seconded from the UCVT finance team to assist the Project Control Group (PCG) undertake its financial modelling and related work and Kelly Gillespie-Jones has been appointed as administration assistant. Simon Spinks will … Continue reading

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UnitingCare & Target ready to launch its Christmas Appeal

WITH only 11 weeks until Christmas, it’s time to start planning! The UnitingCare and Target Christmas Appeal is a great way to make a difference and we are hoping 2016 will be a record year for helping families enjoy Christmas. … Continue reading

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Foster carer provides renewed hope

WHEN 13-year-old Sally* first entered foster care, she was a very troubled and confused girl. Like many teenagers her age, she acted out and showed signs of anti-social behaviour. After the deaths of her parents, Sally battled depression and had … Continue reading

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