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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


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


It’s Festival Time!

July 4, 2017 3:28 pm

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


Pathfinders Pumpkin Run 2017 – Day 3

June 29, 2017 12:52 pm

Listen The Pathfinders Pumpkin Run team had another eager, early morning as the staff and young people headed to the OzHarvest warehouse in Alexandria to unload pumpkins. A group of Pumpkin Runners put on their bright yellow OzHarvest aprons before heading into the kitchen to wash, peel, chop and prepare veggies for the pumpkin soup.... View Article


Pathfinders Pumpkin Run 2017 – Day 2

June 28, 2017 12:13 pm

Listen The Pathfinders Pumpkin Run team had an awesome day in Newcastle! With a trailer full of pumpkins, the team drove off to Soul Café Newcastle to donate veggies, make pumpkin soup and assist in serving lunch to those in need. Thanks to Bob from City Pharmacy, Pathfinders was able to set up a bright... View Article


Pathfinders Pumpkin Run 2017 – Day 1

June 27, 2017 10:07 am

Listen It was an early yet beautiful morning for staff and young people as we gathered at Tilbuster Station in Armidale to pack up the rest of the pumpkins for the Pumpkin Run. Pathfinders’ staff, young people and volunteers made pumpkin production lines to load the myriad of veggies into a ute, trailer and horse... 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


Pumpkin Run to Help Feed Those in Need – Newcastle

June 20, 2017 11:22 am

Listen Underprivileged local residents will get 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 Tilbuster Station... View Article