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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

New communications team shares ac.care’s story

Friday, March 22nd, 2019

  SHARING the message ac.care is a “country specialist” helping ensure people across eastern South Australia have a safe home, enough money to live on and strong, positive relationships is the focus of the organisation’s… Read more

March 2019 Community News

Friday, March 22nd, 2019

We have recently revamped our community newsletter, take a look!   March 2019 Community News Content Australia Day honour for our chairman Three people celebrating 10 years with ac.care New communications team shares ac.care's story… Read more

Operational manager Michelle celebrates a decade in community service

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

Michelle Toogood, Operational Manager, Therapeutic Strength Based Care (TSBC), Murraylands and Limestone Coast A FIRM belief all children have the right to feel safe, loved and cared for inspired Michelle Toogood to start a career… Read more

Teresa celebrates 10 years helping children thrive in our community

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

Teresa O'Brien, Senior Program Manager, Communities for Children, Murraylands A FOCUS on making a difference in her home community has delivered Teresa O’Brien a sense of satisfaction over her 10 years working with ac.care, currently… Read more