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Play for Purpose

Play for Purpose

Win Prizes & Help People With a Disability Engage in Social Activities Play for Purpose is a charity lottery that gives you the chance to win awesome prizes and support The Give a Care Foundation at the same time. Purchase a $10 raffle ticket and enter the draw to...

Q&A with Disability Support Worker Simona

Q&A with Disability Support Worker Simona

  Hey! I’m Simona, I’m 47 years old and have three children aged 14, 11 and 8.   Describe your background, and why you became a Disability Support Worker? I started my working life as a hairdresser so I’m a great listener and an even better communicator. I...

3 tips for surviving the school holidays

3 tips for surviving the school holidays

  For some parents, school holidays mean a break from the morning rush, homework sessions, washing uniforms and preparing lunches. For other, the mere thought of 6 weeks without school sends them spiralling into a panic. Here are 3 tips for surviving the school...

Merry Christmas from Give a Care

Merry Christmas from Give a Care

Message from Founder & CEO Jeff Shaw We did it! We made it through 2020, a year that has tested our community in unimaginable ways. As we head into the holidays, I have been reflecting on several key reasons we have made it through the year feeling stronger than...

Heidi’s Story

Heidi’s Story

From Darkness to Light By: Anjanete Green When I first met Heidi, I was greeted by a withdrawn and sad woman, who had lost all hope of ever leading a joyful life. She was tormented by her past and the mental health challenges she faced. She described feeling like a...

Meet Recovery Coach Jing

Meet Recovery Coach Jing

Hi, I am Jing. I am a Recovery Coach at Give a Care. I am originally from the Philippines. I worked there as a trained psychologist servicing clients with a variety of ages and challenges including: AOD, family violence, and adult/ child homelessness. I also spent...

Meet Disability Support Worker Paige

Meet Disability Support Worker Paige

Paige Richardson has been a Give a Care Disability Support Worker for two years. Paige wasn’t always a support worker. She started her career as a primary school teacher, before her growing interest in support work led her to first volunteer in the role, before...

Meet Disability Support Worker Jonathon

Meet Disability Support Worker Jonathon

Fun! The expression Jonathon uses to describe support work. In his words, he is simply hanging out with his clients. Jonathon has travelled an unusual journey to becoming a Disability Support Worker. He began his vocational life as a financial planner, running his own...

CEO Update – 28 August

CEO Update – 28 August

Give a Care Pty Ltd is aware of the article that appeared on The Age on 26 August, regarding the legal action Give a Care is currently taking against former employee Leanne Griffin. Give a Care’s Founder & CEO Jeff Shaw has stated: “I am aware of the article that...

Meet Disability Support Worker Jessica A

Meet Disability Support Worker Jessica A

A Q&A with Give a Care Disability Support Worker, Jessica A. Describe your background, and why you became a Disability Support Worker?My Name is Jessica, I’m 23 years old and have previously worked in Aged Care and the Mental Health Sector. My mother was a...

Give a Care acknowledges and recognises the Traditional Owners of the land upon which we live and work, and we pay our respects to their Elders both past and present.

Give a Care is working towards Rainbow Tick accreditation. Rainbow Tick Accreditation provides assurance to LGBTI consumers and staff that an organisation will be responsive to their needs.

Give a Care is a TAC, WorkSafe and NDIS Accredited Service Provider

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