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Raise the Rate! ac.care backs national campaign to raise social security payments

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

ac.care has backed a national campaign to raise social security payments to counteract the growing burden of increased cost of living pressures. The country agency’s call for greater support for the most vulnerable in our… Read more

International artist and business leader secured for biennial Support Homeless People Luncheon 2020

Thursday, September 26th, 2019

COMMUNITY FOCUS: Support Homeless People Luncheon chairman Barry Stafford, committee members Robin Reid, Anne Hinkly-Tyler, Di Ind and Astyn Reid and ac.care marketing and communications manager Jason Wallace launch the 2020 program. Picture: THE BORDER… Read more

Quilters’ warm gesture for children in care

Monday, September 23rd, 2019

MEMBERS of Mount Gambier’s Pine Tree Quilters were saddened when they learnt children on the Limestone Coast taken into state care often had no possessions other than the clothes they were wearing at the time.Inspired… Read more

ac.care annual general meeting Oct 16, 2019

Monday, September 23rd, 2019

OUR annual general meeting will be held at 5.30pm on October 19, 2019, in Mount Gambier. Read more

We’re moving – Murraylands services to be consolidated in heart of Murray Bridge

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

SOCIAL welfare agency ac.care is “crossing the bridge” and consolidating its services for the region in the heart of Murray Bridge. The not-for-profit country agency will close its main office on Kennett Road and relocate… Read more

Truck show drives charity support

Thursday, July 25th, 2019

COMMUNITY SUPPORT: Mount Gambier Family Truck Show chairman Peter Burchell, committee member Michelle Nicholls, founder Adam Smith and ac.care Limestone Coast homelessness service manager Jill Pulleine inside the emergency accommodation unit maintained with funding from… Read more

ac.care partners with high school to deliver art therapy

Friday, July 19th, 2019

CREATIVE GROWTH: ac.care program facilitator Lynne Kain has been sharing the benefits of art therapy with Mount Gambier High School students, including Jade Calverley. AN INNOVATIVE program is encouraging youths at Mount Gambier High School… Read more

“Nana Barbie” opens heart and home to more than 100 children

Thursday, July 18th, 2019

TREASURED: Foster carer Barb Sinclair with a treasured gift from one of the many children she cared for in her Mount Gambier home. GRATITUDE: ac.care Limestone Coast foster care program manager Dani Atkinson thanks Barb… Read more

Katie welcomes potential new carers

Saturday, June 1st, 2019

KATIE Ireland has developed a deep appreciation of the unique and valued contribution made by foster carers through her role with ac.care. As the agency’s foster care services program support worker for recruitment, assessment and… Read more

Volunteers vital in work of ac.care

Thursday, May 16th, 2019

VOLUNTEERS are vital in delivering ac.care’s mission of ensuring all country people have a safe home, enough money to live on and strong, positive relationships. Formed in Mount Gambier over 30 years ago, the “country… Read more