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White Ribbon Night Friday 26th July 2019

Stacey Nelan, White Ribbon Workplace Coordinator and Ryan Midgley White Ribbon Ambassador and compere for the White Ribbon Dinner Friday July 26th meet with UCSA’s Sami Gill, Deb Devlin and Trish Rollins. An inaugural White Ribbon Night was held at the Woodville Town Hall, bringing 170 like-minded people together to

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Thriving Country Communities

Research being undertaken by the University of South Australia in collaboration with Uniting Country SA and Centacare Catholic Country SA indicates that every dollar spent by Country domiciled Community Service organisations returns 2.3 times the dollar value into local communities. “Caring for Country People” is the driving force behind Uniting

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UCSA works towards becoming White Ribbon Accredited Workplace

UCSA works towards becoming a White Ribbon Accredited Workplace

Uniting Country SA recently signed a Statement of Commitment to become a White Ribbon Accredited Workplace. We are working towards meeting a nationally recognised standard that demonstrates UCSA does not tolerate violence against women in the workplace. This accreditation supports and encourages us to think about what is acceptable behaviour

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Stansbury Community Donation

We are honoured to receive a donation of over 2000 hand knitted items from the Stansbury Community Craft Group. Uniting Country SA has been the recipient of these donations for the last three years, with a regular donation of thousands of knitted items each year. This year Uniting Country SA

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Domestic & Family Violence Prevention Month

Domestic & Family Violence Prevention Month

May is Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month, an important time of year where we take the time to look at what we all can do to prevent domestic violence in our communities. Uniting Country SA works to prevent and support the survivors of Domestic and Family Violence through their

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National Volunteers Week

National Volunteers Week

It’s National Volunteers Week this week. National Volunteers Week is an annual celebration in Australia of the work and time volunteers give to help their community. This year’s theme is “Making a world of difference” Volunteering extends across all areas of Australian society, from the arts, education, emergency services, sports

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1’st Health and Wellbeing Cooking Demonstration

It is well known that eating healthy can help make you feel better and happier. The chance to eat healthy should be available to all, but it can be difficult to go for healthy options when you are on a tight budget. Uniting Country SA’s (UCSA) Health and Wellbeing Project,

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TALI’s First ‘Graduate’

TALI is here to help young people move from the care system to live independently. One of the first young people to seek help from TALI to move from being a child in long term care with the Department for Child Protection has ‘graduated’. “Without the help and support from

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Foster Care Easter Family Fun Day at Port Germein

The Uniting Country SA Foster Care and Respite Service team recently held a Family Fun Day for foster families and children from across the region. The event was held at the Port Germein foreshore during the first week of the April school holidays with special appearances by CFS mascot Smokey

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Peterborough and Yongala brighter future community grants

The communities of Peterborough and Yongala care for their towns and Uniting Country SA (UCSA) is proud to have played a role in helping them thrive. Recently we supported four community run projects brought to us by enthusiastic Peterborough and Yongala community members. UCSA, together with the Department of Human

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