Tag Archive: Foster Care

‘A Secret Safe to Tell’ Book Reading

September 12, 2018 4:00 pm

Listen You’re invited to join us at the Armidale War Memorial Library for a book reading from world renowned children’s author Naomi Hunter, which will speak about the importance of believing children when they disclose abuse. You’ll have the opportunity to purchase Naomi’s books and also have these signed by her. This event coincides with... View Article

Foster Care Week Celebrations

September 3, 2018 12:00 am

Listen   You’re invited to join us at the Armidale Jockey Club to kick-off our Foster Care Week celebrations for 2018. Foster Care Week aims to both celebrate and acknowledge the work of our wonderful foster carers and also raise awareness for the urgent need for more foster carers in NSW. We’ll have a BBQ,... View Article

CEO Alan Brennan’s Speech to Government House

June 25, 2018 3:28 pm

Listen Thank you Governor and Mrs Hurley for inviting us into your home. My apologies for bringing a bit of the New England chill to Sydney…and it would be lovely to see some of yesterday’s drought breaking rain head west. 2018 has been another fantastic year for Pathfinder’s Pumpkin Run. Since we started the Pumpkin... 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

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

Pathfinders’ Community Filled Weekend in Armidale

July 24, 2017 3:21 pm

Listen Community involvement and support along with interagency collaboration is an important part of the Pathfinders culture. We enjoy all opportunities to get to know and work alongside our partners! It was a very busy weekend for Pathfinders with our not-for-profit being represented at two local community events. Friday night saw us up against some... View Article

Pumpkin Run to Help Feed Those in Need – Sydney

June 20, 2017 11:27 am

Listen Underprivileged local residents will get the chance to indulge in a warm meal and take home donated pumpkins as the Pathfinders Pumpkin Run comes to town. For the past three years, Pathfinders Pumpkin Run has journeyed to Sydney to deliver tonnes of pumpkins to those in need. Usually these pumpkins are grown at Pathfinders... View Article