Tag Archives: UCVT Staff

Page wins Lifetime Achievement Honour

BIRCHIP’S Anne Page has been added to the Victorian Disability Awards Lifetime Achievement Honour Roll, highlighting her dedication to supporting people with disability and their families. The Victorian Disability Awards recognise people and organisations who make outstanding contributions to empowering … 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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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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60 seconds with Michelle Talicuran

Name: Michelle Talicuran Agency: SHARE Role: Supporter Engagement Manager Time working with UnitingCare: 2 weeks Favourite TV program: Homeland Favourite movie: What Dreams May Come What do you enjoy doing in your spare time? Gardening If you could have any … Continue reading

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Thousands handed over for Pancake Day

MONEY raised for UnitingCare’s Pancake Day are beginning to trickle in with over $47,000 already pledged for people living in crisis. Financial services AMP were just one of many local businesses that held a Pancake Day event in February in … Continue reading

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Is it possible to end family violence? 

DURING 2012 to 2015 over 187,000 people sought help from specialist homelessness services because of domestic and family violence, according to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. In 2014, Victoria Police responded to 68,000 incidents of family violence which … Continue reading

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Wesley Mission Victoria asks you to be amazing for a child in foster care

VICTORIA has an urgent need for foster carers and Wesley Mission Victoria encourages people to invite a vulnerable young person into your home. As a local foster care agency, Wesley provides around-the-clock support and training to carers in the southern … Continue reading

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UnitingCare Pancake Day proves to be a roaring success

UNITINGCARE Victorian and Tasmania agencies have rallied behind the 14th annual Pancake Day in a bid to raise more money this year than ever before. The annual UnitingCare is traditionally held on Shrove Tuesday and is a great way to … Continue reading

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