CatholicCare Greater Melbourne Geelong Gippsland turns 85 this year. It is celebrating 85 years of supporting vulnerable families and individuals across Victoria, 85 years of strengthening relationships, and 85 years of breaking down the barriers to social inclusion!
CatholicCare's story started with Norma Parker and Connie Moffit - the first professionally qualified social workers in Australia. Today, CatholicCare continues their mission by providing compassion, support and hope to those who find themselves on the fringes of society.
Read the inspiring story, here.
Throughout February 2020, CatholicCare has a range of programs to provide support to families and couples, and those looking after children.
Child Safe Training - Bairnsdale, Victoria, Monday 8 and Sunday, 16 February 2020: Training to assist with education, awareness and support for parishes to meet the Victorian Child Safe Standards requirements. Find out more and register, here.Bringing Baby Home - Saturday 22 February 2020, Mercy Hospital for Women, 163 Studley Road, Heidelberg, 9:30am-3.30pm (price $85):
These programs are conducted by qualified, experienced adult educators who have a sound understanding of relationship theory. Find out more and register, here
Child Safe Training - Cranbourne, Victoria, Monday 8 and Sunday, 22 February 2020, 10:00am - 12:30pm: Training to assist with education, awareness and support for parishes to meet the Victorian Child Safe Standards requirements. Find out more and register,
Partnerships - Saturday 29 February 2020, 19 Connor Street, Warragul, Victoria (Cost: $340):
For couples living in Gippsland. Conducted in a group setting, this program allows couples opportunities to explore their relationship strengths and differences and develop strategies to use on their relationship journey. For more information, and to register, click here