Anti-Poverty Week

  • CatholicCare helps people in Western Sydney with insidious gambling addictions

      CatholicCare Social Services offers free gambling counselling in Blacktown, Castle Hill, Emerton and Parramatta. Gambling can be highly addictive, crippling people’s lives and that of their families. There are diverse reasons for addiction to gambling, including large winnings early in a person’s gambling experience, escaping from stress and...
  • Homelessness for older women – the hidden crisis

    During Anti-Poverty Week (16-22 October 2016) the St Vincent de Paul Society NSW is bringing together a group of experts to tackle the growing crisis of homelessness facing older women as part of its annual Rosalie Rendu Lecture. It will be held on Thursday 20 October 2016 from 6pm-7.30pm at the Wesley...