Tag Archives: UnitingCare Australia

Children at the heart of a new appeal

LENTARA UnitingCare has launched a New Year’s Resolution appeal in a bid to support vulnerable children living in local communities. Children and young people are vulnerable especially when their parents or family have limited capacity to effectively care them, protect … 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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Syrian Refugee Appeal

UNITINGCARE agencies across Victoria and Tasmania will play a pivotal role in supporting refugees through a range of initiatives designed to help them integrate into their new homeland. The services include finding suitable accommodation, casework support and assistance with basic … Continue reading

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UnitingCare agencies receive financial boost

SHARE has pledged just under $1 million dollars to more than 20 UnitingCare agencies throughout Victoria and Tasmania. The Federal Government announced it will cut $271 million to social service grants across Australia. Share’s Director of Operations and Development, Angela … Continue reading

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UnitingCare in the media

UnitingCare Geelong featured in Geelong Independent, August 21                 UnitingCare Wimmera featured in The Weekly Advertiser, September 1             Kildonan UnitingCare featured in The Shepparton Adviser, August 26

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Early intervention the key to success for Indigenous programs

CELEBRATIONS to mark National Aboriginal and Islander Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC) week are in full swing with many UnitingCare agencies holding special events to mark the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Wimmera UnitingCare hosted … Continue reading

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Funding cuts hurting agencies

Agencies  are being told to make do with less funding but with a growing client list it seems the Government is asking the impossible. This story from the Hobart Mercury discusses the issues facing Tasmania.      

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