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Do You Like to Travel??? Take this trip (A Special Journey)

Imagine this: born in Europe to a teenage mother, drug addicted and victim of severe domestic violence. A couple of years later and unable to cope, she leaves you on the doorstep of an orphanage. Any life, she thinks, would be better for you than this one.

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Welcome Jennie Stanley

Newly Appointed Senior Manager, People and Culture

Jennie writes:

"Even though my appointment as Senior Manager People and Culture for Centacare is as recent as the 4th July 2012, my association with Centacare started 15 years ago, and I have been forever grateful for that relationship.

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Disability Day Services

Skills, activites, independence!

Did you know that Centacare provides many services to children and adults affected by a disability? Waitara Family Centre has three day services for adults affected by disability.  These houses provide Social activities, community integration and learning and maintaining independent living with a dedicated team who provide professional support.

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Supported Living Fund - Round 2 Applications Open

Ageing, Disability and Home Care (ADHC) is now inviting individuals to apply for the second round of the Supported Living Fund. Individuals wishing to apply must submit a proposal form by Friday 7 September 2012.

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“Early Learning Doesn’t Only Happen at Pre-school!”

Many kinds of Centacare Children’s Services cater for early education and care within the Diocese. One such service is “Family Day Care” based at Waitara Family Centre. Family Day Care offers a unique service for young children and their families by providing care and education in a registered home with a trained, approved Centacare Broken Bay educator. 

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