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


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

Pathfinders Ability Links Festival of Abilities Coming to Tamworth

August 1, 2017 10:27 am

Listen After two successful years of celebrating people of all abilities, the Pathfinders Ability Links Festival of Abilities is back for 2017. With more than 1000 people attending and participating in many activities, sports, games and displays last year, 2017 will be bigger, better and tastier than ever with this year’s newest addition of food... View Article

Aboriginal Transition to School Program Helping Local Kids

July 30, 2017 11:48 am

Listen Pathfinders has recently launched the Aboriginal Transition to School Program (ATTS) to provide Aboriginal children between the ages of 3 and 6 years with access to quality pre-school and school education. The program covers Armidale, Inverell, Ashford, Tingha, Uralla and Walcha, with a Learning Circle available in Inverell, Ashford and Tingha. Our Learning Circle... View Article