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Successful Free Aboriginal Birth Certificate Program has Ended

November 7, 2017 12:13 pm

Listen After helping more than 8,300 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people obtain a free Birth Certificate, Pathfinders’ National Aboriginal Birth Certificate Program (NABC) is wrapping up its services after reaching the project’s targets and concluding its funding. Non-profit and community services provider Pathfinders Ltd ran the NABC program across New South Wales and Queensland... View Article


Ability Links Wins Premier’s Award for Public Service

November 2, 2017 11:03 am

Listen Ability Links NSW Providers and Family and Community Services (FaCS) won the Premier’s Awards for Public Service in the Improving Government Services category after being jointly nominated earlier this year. Ability Links providers and FaCS were recognised for their work that contributes to improving customer satisfaction with government services, which supports the Premier’s priority... View Article


Ability Links named a 2017 Premier’s Awards Finalist

October 27, 2017 9:14 am

Listen Ability Links NSW Providers and Family and Community Services have been jointly nominated for a Premier’s Awards for Public Service in the Improving Government Services category. The nominees in the Improving Government Services category are being recognised for their work on programs, initiatives, innovations or improvements that contribute to improving customer satisfaction with government... View Article


Innovative Cultural Camp for Aboriginal Youth a Success

October 26, 2017 8:39 am

Listen Thirty-three Aboriginal kids from the Northern, Western, Hunter New England and Sydney Districts of New South Wales immersed themselves in traditional art and customs at the inaugural Pathfinders Cultural Camp. Not-for-profit and Out-of-Home Care (OoHC) provider, Pathfinders, created the culture camp to address the loss of transmission of cultural knowledge from generation to generation... View Article


Pathfinders Offering Free Parenting Course in Inverell

September 20, 2017 9:38 am

Listen Parents in the Inverell community will be able access an insightful, free parenting program through Pathfinders’ Inverell Family & Youth Support Services (IFYSS) starting on Thursday, October 12. The eight-week practical program will run every Thursday from 12:30pm to 2:30pm at the Pathfinders Inverell office and will cover topics like communication, self-esteem, trust, emotional... View Article


Young Foster Carer Leading the Way this Foster Care Week

September 13, 2017 2:53 pm

Listen With more than 20,000 children in out-of-home care in New South Wales and a shortage of foster carers, 21-year-old Natasha Brown decided to answer the call for help. The young Inverell resident never saw foster care in her future, but her support work with Pathfinders Non-Placement Support Services inspired her to apply. “Working with... View Article


Tamworth Biker Club Makes Generous Donation to Pathfinders’ Disability Service

September 12, 2017 4:26 pm

Listen The Ulysses Club Tamworth Branch’s free motorbike rides created plenty of smiles at the recent Pathfinders Ability Links Festival of Abilities – and this week they continued their support with a $1000 donation to the program. David McCoy, President of the Ulysses Club Tamworth Branch, said the Club sold raffle tickets at meetings to... View Article


Innovative Culture Camp to Revive Traditions for Aboriginal Youth

September 8, 2017 10:19 am

Listen Not-for-profit and out-of-home care provider, Pathfinders, is set to launch its first ever indigenous Cultural Camp to help Aboriginal youth reconnect with their culture. To be held at The Willows in Glen Innes, New South Wales, during the October school holidays the four day camp is designed to address the loss of transmission of... View Article


Festival of Abilities 2017 – Video

September 1, 2017 2:05 pm

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Inverell Encouraged to Paint the Town Yellow this September

August 10, 2017 11:16 am

Listen Most people know that yellow symbolises happiness, warmth and positivity.  What many don’t know is that yellow is also the official colour of suicide awareness and prevention. This September, the Inverell Place Team, including various Pathfinders programs and services, is encouraging the businesses and community members of Inverell to “Paint the Town Yellow” leading... View Article