Mega morning tea enjoyed by all
More than 60 people came down to Life City Church for a YouthCARE mega morning tea. In attendance were principals, chaplains, City of Gosnells Mayor Olwen Searle and church representatives.
Golf days a swinging success
Since 2001, more than $588,000 has been raised for school chaplaincy by the City of Wanneroo Charity Golf Day.
CVE a weekly highlight for the family
CVE Team Leader Katie Sargent visited Hollywood Primary School to see how the Treasure Hunters club was going. The club, which is run on Thursday afternoons, transitioned from CRE three years ago.
Treasure Hunters booms at Poynter Primary
Despite only starting in Term 2 this year, Treasure Hunters at Poynter Primary has grown to become one of the largest. Aided by several helpers, convenor Alison Rasmussen often has more than 90 children attend each week.
Pastoral care not just for students
For Jill Clements, driving hundreds of kilometres across WA’s Mid West is just a normal part of her daily routine as a Principal’s Chaplain. In late 2016, YouthCARE formally launched Principal Chaplaincy, a new initiative to provide confidential pastoral support for principals across the Great Southern ..
Specialist chaplains for critical incidents
When the Pastoral Critical Incident Response (PCIR) phone rings, it’s never good news. The dedicated number is manned 24/7 and when it’s called, YouthCARE’s specialist team are mobilised.
Message from the CEO
We have had another fabulous year here at YouthCARE and I thank everyone for working so faithfully to make a positive contribution in our school communities.
Chaplains say 'thanks' for avocados
AN avocado pick at a Manjimup farm has provided much needed funds for school chaplaincy in the area.
Wheatbelt chaplains win awards
Congratulations to chaplains Marty Vause (East Narrogin PS and Narrogin SHS) and Bronwyn Pockran (Yealering PS and Wickepin PS) for receiving awards for their outstanding contribution to their schools.
Therapy dog delights Bruce Rock students
Groodle: a cross between a Golden Retriever and a Poodle. Lulu the Groodle has wasted little time making herself popular with students at Bruce Rock DHS.
Practical pastoral care at Eddystone PS
Eddystone PS chaplain Sylvia Spatara noticed three students at her school were going through some tough times.
“We met earlier this year and my heart sank when I saw them come to school cold, with no jumpers and old shoes.”
Chaplains get involved with Army Cadets
While most chaplains had a restful first week of the holidays, three YouthCARE staff were getting down and dusty for nine days with the Australian Army Cadets.
10 years of chaplaincy
In 2008, a Year 3 student, whose mum passed away when she was small, was referred to her school chaplain. What followed next was a 10-year friendship between a student and her chaplains.
From the street to chaplaincy - Tina's story
Tina knows first hand how rough life can be. Her experience means she understands more than most about how hard things can be for a young person. It's what makes her an incredible chaplain.
Hello Mr Chips
When his dog Strider passed away Swan View Senior High School chaplain Jon Jon Ramirez was devastated by the loss of his best mate.
Chaplain helps students see clearly
After noticing a student wearing a pair of broken glasses, Gilmore College chaplain Linda Liddelow knew she had to help.
Mega morning tea enjoyed by all
More than 60 people came down to Life City Church for a YouthCARE mega-morning tea.
The guests of honour were local politicians Stephen Price (Forrestfield), Yaz Mubarakai (Jandakot), Terry Healy (Southern River) and Dr Tony Buti (Armadale).
Chaplain uses passion to help Sri Lankan students
YouthCARE chaplain Chantal Pereira is using her experience as a chaplain to help kids in Sri Lanka.
Narrogin fundraiser brings festive joy
Did you know the Hilltop Café at Narrogin Senior High School is WA’s only high school student-run restaurant?
Stall a hit at Kelmscott expo
Chaplain Kerin Williams had a YouthCARE stall as part of Kelmscott Senior High School’s ‘Act Belong Commit’ Student Health Expo.