Online Grooming – Knowing the Signs

News April 2022 April is SAAM  awareness month.  SAAM 2022 campaign continues to build on this vision with a call to action: “Building Safe Online Spaces Together.” We know that we can build and are building online communities centred on respect, inclusion, and safety — where harassment, assault, and abuse are taken seriously. Not only do we believe that together ...

“Sending nudes” Sexting

News April 2022 April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Sexting means using a phone or the internet to take, ask for, receive, send, or share intimate photos or videos, including where someone is naked, partly naked, posing sexually, or doing a sexual act (Youth Law Australia). Teens tend to use other words like ‘nudes’ and ‘dick pics’. Sending Nudes or ...

“Hot Chocolate Talk”

News March 2022 April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Research shows that talking with your child about how to stay safe from sexual abuse is a powerful way to prevent it, but we know it can be hard to know what to say. HOT CHOCOLATE TALK That’s why we’re sharing some free resources from Committee for Children’s Hot Chocolate Talk ...

World Autism Awareness Day 2022: “Inclusion in the Workplace”

News April 2022 Autism Awareness World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD) aims to put a spotlight on the hurdles that people with autism and others living with autism face every day. Photo By: pngtree Autism is a condition that affects how a person thinks, feels, interacts with others, and experiences their environment. It’s estimated that 1 in 70 people are on ...

Self Harm in Children

News March 2022 Self Harm in Children Self harm is when someone hurts themselves on purpose. There are many reasons why someone might self-harm. Photo by: Photo credits Deliberate self-harm is where an individual hurts or injuries themselves to release or cope with big emotions or to just distract themselves. For children, the world can be a scary place which ...

Happy World Social Worker Day

What does an Eco-Social World: Leaving No One Behind mean to you? Read on to find out more and how to get involved.

Christmas Operating Hours

Centacare would like to wish everybody a Merry Christmas and looking forward to seeing you in the New Year.

Afghan Women’s Wellbeing Day

Centacare attended an Afghan Women’s Wellbeing Day in Griffith NSW. It was a lovely afternoon of delicious food and making paper cranes

Family Man

How important is the role of fathers in their children’s lives?
This is only scratching the surface of the important role that father’s play. And, of course while mother’s and fathers are different, one is not better than the other

RU OK Day 2021

Today is RU OK day. It is a day to promote awareness of mental health and suicide and is a time to encourage Australians to reach out to those at risk in their community.