Australia’s first social impact bond, the Newpin Social Benefit Bond, contines to perform well in its fifth year of operation, with the opening of three new Newpin centres in 2017 - a significant step-up in the scale of the program.
Samsung commences VR pilot with Uniting aged care homes to encourage social integration
As the operator of the first Medically Supervised Injecting Centre (MSIC) in the Southern Hemisphere, Uniting has congratulated the Victorian Government on the opening of Australia’s second centre this week in Melbourne.
Uniting takes an innovative approach to re-purpose one of its development sites.
TAFE NSW and Uniting up-skill students in quality aged care, so that more Central Coast residents can be assisted to live safely at home for longer.
Uniting is the only faith-based not-for-profit community services organisation to receive the gold employer award and has also been recognised for Trans and Gender Diverse Inclusion.
Uniting showcases vibrant aged care housing model providing a diverse range of services in one location
Uniting awarded contract to tackle youth homelessness for care leavers in partnership with Aboriginal Employment Strategy to provide path to secure employment.
Uniting and the Uniting Church Synod NSW and ACT today announced the appointment of Ms Tracey Burton as Executive Director of Uniting NSW.ACT. Ms Burton will succeed Mr Peter Worland who announced his intention to retire recently.
A report released today by Youth Action, Uniting and Mission Australia identifies significant barriers young people, especially those experiencing disadvantage, are facing to achieve a Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualification in NSW.
85-year-old Berenice Benson dreamt about meeting a real NYPD policeman, it could have stayed a dream but an enterprising staff member took the initiative.
Uniting Executive Director, Peter Worland, announced he will retire effective from June 2018 after five years in the role. “It is with great appreciation that we will farewell Peter as his commitment to the purpose of Uniting" (Heather Watson, Chair of the Uniting Board).
Uniting, the organisation that opened Australia’s first Medically Supervised Injecting Centre (MSIC), today welcomed the Victorian government announcement that a centre will be established in Melbourne.
An innovative new project to tackle youth homelessness has been announced by the NSW Government, the project will be delivered as part of unique partnership between the Government, Uniting, SGCH (St George Community Housing) and Social Ventures Australia.
Australia’s first social impact bond has reported positive results for the fourth year in a row, having now helped restore 203 children in care to their families
Uniting to support the ageing LGBTI community through innovative mobile phone app technology and online platform.
At a time when our world is becoming de-sensitised, Uniting is calling for a return to the personal touch.
Kiama Municipal Council has approved the next stage of plans to redevelop the Uniting Mayflower aged care facility in Gerringong to a ‘household’ model of care.
Uniting has been selected to provide safe, welcoming homes and support services to seniors across the state.
Residents and clients ready to rock at the 4th annual event to raise awareness and help prevent dementia
The NSW Government has released two reports highlighting the success of Ability Links NSW in reaching and linking people with disability and their families to community. Uniting, together with Settlement Services International (SSI), is one of the lead agencies delivering Ability Links in NSW.
A 24-year-old Queensland University of Technology graduate has won the inaugural Uniting IdeasGen competition. He now gets to travel to the South by Southwest 2017 ideas forum in Austin Texas
Uniting Healthy Living for Seniors will cater for an additional 150 new clients in the Nepean Blue Mountains area.
Mr Alan Winley Hoskins, a member of our Uniting community, has received an award in the General Division of the Order of Australia, announced today in Canberra.
Ms Moreen Hull, a member of our Uniting community, has received an award in the General Division of the Order of Australia, announced today in Canberra.
A statement from Stuart McMillan, President of the Uniting Church in Australia Assembly, regarding coverage in today's Daily Telegraph.
The Moderator of the Uniting Church in Australia, Synod of New South Wales and the ACT, The Rev Myung Hwa Park has provided the following statement in response to media reports today.
A Uniting video has been recognised at the Ministerial Advisory Committee on Ageing Awards.
Winners of the annual Inspired Care Carol Penning Awards announced.
Artistic talent reveals hidden depths in marginalised community.
Uniting has received four awards from the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency.
The Uniting Newpin Social Benefit Bond continues to prove that given a chance, families can provide safe and loving homes for their children.
Uniting Wontama Village has a rich history, dating back to one of the oldest pioneer families in Orange – the Frost family.
Uniting residents, staff and family feature in videos to be screened next week.
A Uniting resident has become a film star
More than 70 community leaders from the sub-continent representing 16 different cultural associations have united to improve access to aged care services for cultural minorities in NSW.
Blue Care residents and clients welcomed into the Uniting community
NAIDOC poster competition winner presents new artwork to Uniting Elanora.
Uniting takes the lead on environmental sustainability in aged care across NSW.
Uniting have partnered with the ACT Government to provide more support for vulnerable families in Canberra.
Uniting welcomes State Budget commitment to vulnerable families.
Uniting will develop a state-of-the-art aged care service in Westmead. The project is worth over $150 million, and will include the redevelopment of the residential aged care services currently on site
Uniting has been named as one of Australia’s Top 10 LGBTI-friendly employers, and the best Not-For-Profit employer of LGBTI people in Australia in the 2016 Pride in Diversity Awards.
Founded in 2011, the 'Art from the Heart of the Cross' project aims to provide a safe, positive and empowering avenue for self-expression to those who use the Uniting Medically Supervised Injecting Centre’s (MSIC) service.
The Uniting Frederick Street Preschool has a long history of inclusion of children requiring exceptional care to cater for special needs. Children like Christina, who has autism, which means she can sometimes find direct interactions with other children and attachments to new routines, challenging.
A community garden project, which has brought together seniors in the Nambucca Valley has won a prestigious aged care industry award.
Uniting will be joining in the 2016 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade and walking in celebration to show their support for the ageing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex communities.
A pen-pal program connecting young letter writers from a local Central Coast primary school and residents from Uniting Nareen Gardens Bateau Bay has won a prestigious aged care industry award.
Uniting Arrunga Ermington has been named a national Better Practice Award winner for its industry leading physiotherapy pain management program.
Uniting achieves Rainbow Tick accreditation for their aged care services.
A speech therapy program that has helped residents at Uniting Wesley Heights Manly improve their speaking skills has won a prestigious Better Practice aged care industry award.