Entries by Annette

New Structure for Uniting Care

UnitingCare Werribee Support and Housing will be changing from a network of agencies and joining with 21 other Uniting Church community service organisations to form a new single organisation.  Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited was established and governance for all founding agencies was unified under a single Board on 3rd October, 2016. The Uniting Board […]

UnitingCare unveils its new vision

UnitingCare will create one of the largest community service organisations operating in Victoria and Tasmania under a new single governance structure aimed at strengthening its ability to support people in need throughout the two states. Read the full press release

Wyndham’s killer parents shock

The number of Wyndham children being killed by their parents is ‘disproportionately high’ and could be reduced if more health and welfare services were in place, a Monash University academic says. Read the full article in the Star Weekly

Anonymous donors keep playgroup going

A beleaguered Werribee playgroup has been given an eleventh-hour lifeline by way of an anonymous $25,000 donation. The young parents’ playgroup associated with UnitingCare’s Werribee Support and Housing was facing the chop after Wyndham council cut funding for its program. Read the full article in the Star Weekly

Pressure on foster care

Werribee Support and Housing’s foster care program needs people in Wyndham and Hobsons Bay to open their homes to host children and teenagers. Read the full article in the Star Weekly

Foul called over cash cut

Wyndham council has been accused of turning its back on the most vulnerable people in the community following its decision not to continue funding for a vital aid program. Read the article in the Star Weekly