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Media release: Walkabout Barber and beauty time a space for healthy conversations

<p>CatholicCare Wilcannia-Forbes and Walkabout Barber teamed up to put on events at Menindee, Broken Hill, Wilcannia, Cobar and Narromine in May.</p>

Published: 2022

Media release: Community invited to hear inspiring LIVIN co-founder, actor Sam Webb at mental health expos

<p>CatholicCare Wilcannia-Forbes will host the free community events at Parkes, Forbes, Orange and Bathurst.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

Published: 2022

Media release: All systems go: CatholicCare Wilcannia-Forbes to launch social enterprise café Sylo

<p>Excitement is building at Forbes ahead of the opening of Sylo as the town’s first social enterprise café on July 6.</p>

Published: 2022

Media release: Sylo Café opens to serve awesome coffee with an awesome story

<p>Sylo Café has reopened its doors, welcoming its first customers on Wednesday from 7am.</p> <p>Espresso aromas are now filling the refurbished Sylo building at 23-25 Rankin Stre...

Published: 2022

Media release: Breaking the cycle of domestic violence: Men’s Behaviour Change Program to start in more communities

<p>CatholicCare Wilcannia-Forbes will start a crucial initiative to break the cycle of domestic violence in western NSW, working with men who cause harm and want to change.</p> <p...

Published: 2022

Media release: Demand for homelessness services grows

<p>Demand for the homelessness services of CatholicCare Wilcannia-Forbes has jumped in the past year, as wider sections of the community struggle to find safe and sustainable accom...

Published: 2022

Media release: The ‘despair, the isolation of homelessness’: Kerry recounts experience

<p>Kerry Willems hasn’t forgotten the despair she felt at being homeless, even after three years in secure accommodation.</p>

Published: 2022

Media release: Cooee Cuts opens as affordable hair salon in remote town

<p>CatholicCare Wilcannia-Forbes (CCWF) has opened a hairdressing salon at Wilcannia, bringing a much-needed service to the outback community.</p>

Published: 2022

New mentors ready to help First Nations people strengthen financial literacy

<p>Aboriginal people in western NSW seeking to build up their financial well-being and security need not do it alone.</p> <p>CatholicCare Wilcannia-Forbes (CCWF) is ready to help...

Published: 2022

CatholicCare Wilcannia-Forbes to establish Children’s Contact Service at Broken Hill

<p>Separating and separated families in far-western NSW will soon have a specialist centre for supervised, safe visits of children and changeovers to take place, delivered by Catho...

Published: 2022

Community invited to hear inspiring LIVIN co-founder and actor Sam Webb at mental health expo

<p>The mission to improve mental health and end stigma will step up at Broken Hill this month, when CatholicCare Wilcannia-Forbes hosts the Broken Hill Mental Health Expo.</p>

Published: 2022

Support for Statement from the Heart

CatholicCare Wilcannia-Forbes is proud to support the Uluru - Statement from the Heart. We accept the invitation from the Uluru Statement to all Australians to support constitutio...

Published: 2021

Media Release: Condobolin artist wins 2021 Art Competition

<p>Robert Sloane from Condobolin wins the 2021 Aboriginal Art Competition.</p>

Published: 2021

Service demand high

42% increase in demand for services

Published: 2020

Annual Report 2019 – 2020

Read the CatholicCare Wilcannia-Forbes Annual Report 2019 – 2020.

Published: 2020

Annual Report 2018–2019

Download and read the CatholicCare Wilcannia-Forbes 2018–19 Annual Report

Published: 2019

Reaching out – an innovative approach to counselling for families in isolated drought affected communities

“Reaching out – an innovative approach to counselling for families in isolated drought affected communities” (Meagan Giddy and Dorothée Crawley)

Published: 2019

Men of Bourke Hub – a place of healing and respect

“Men of Bourke Hub – a place of healing and respect” (Dorothée Crawley on behalf of Jane Kemp)

Published: 2019

Prepared for birth – innovative approaches in rural communities without midwives or maternity services

Prepared for birth – innovative approaches in rural communities without midwives or maternity services by Belinda Cunningham

Published: 2019

Coordinated FamilyCare and Family Dispute Resolution Services empowering parenting, confidence and capacity

“Coordinated FamilyCare and Family Dispute Resolution Services empowering parenting, confidence and capacity” (Mark Braes and Sandy Pedergnana)

Published: 2019

Connection to Culture – how workshops and camps focused on culture bring healing and hope

“Connection to Culture – how workshops and camps focused on culture bring healing and hope” (Otis Williams)

Published: 2019

Reconciliation Action Plan September 2019–September 2021

Download and read CatholicCare Wilcannia-Forbes 2019–2021 Reconciliation Action Plan

Published: 2019

Media Release: Women's Gathering Inspires, June 2019

<p>Following the success of the CatholicCare Wilcannia-Forbes Women’s Gathering held in Forbes on March 28, organisers are taking it on the road to host similar events in Parkes, C...

Published: 2019

Media Release: Smoke Free For World No Tobacco Day

<p class="p2">Funding for nicotine replacement therapy products from the NSW Ministry of Health has prompted CatholicCare Wilcannia-Forbes and Narromine Pharmacy to partner up and...

Published: 2019

Media Release: Tackling Gambling Problems

<p class="p2">CatholicCare Wilcannia-Forbes has secured NSW Government funding to conduct a series of positive workshops and events to raise awareness of and tackle problem gamblin...

Published: 2019

Media Release: Women's Gathering Inspires, April 2019

<p class="p2">Women’s lives are busy and demanding and CatholicCare Wilcannia-Forbes gathered a group to share advice and inspiration to help make the everyday a bit easier.</p>

Published: 2019

Media Release: Inaugural Art Competition Winners

<p class="p2">CatholicCare Wilcannia-Forbes has announced the winner of its inaugural Aboriginal Art Competition as Raymond Thorpe, an artist from Forbes.</p>

Published: 2019

Media Release: Do For Forget The Drought

<p class="p2">CatholicCare Wilcannia-Forbes CEO, Anne-Marie-Mioche is appealing to government and other support agencies to remember those still impacted by drought.</p>

Published: 2019

Media Release: International Celebration For Men

<p class="p2">CatholicCare Wilcannia-Forbes Men’s Workers will be hosting a night just for men on Monday, November 18 at the Holy Family School in Parkes.</p> <p class="p2">The In...

Published: 2019

Annual Report 2018

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Published: 2018

Annual Report 2016-17

Download and read the CatholicCare Wilcannia-Forbes 2016-2017 Annual Report

Published: 2017

Annual Report 2014-15

Download and read the CatholicCare Wilcannia-Forbes 2014-2015 Annual Report

Published: 2015

Annual Report 2013–14

Download and read the CatholicCare Wilcannia-Forbes 2013-2014 Annual Report

Published: 2014

Annual Report 2011 - 2012

CatholicCare Wilcannia-Forbes Annual Report 2011 - 2012

Published: 2012

Annual Report 2010 - 2011

CatholicCare Wilcannia-Forbes Annual Report 2010 - 2011

Published: 2011

Annual Report 2009 - 2010

CatholicCare Wilcannia-Forbes Annual Report 2009 - 2010

Published: 2009

Annual Report 2008 - 2009

CatholicCare Annual Report 2008 - 2009

Published: 2009