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Q&A with Support Worker Zoe

Q&A with Support Worker Zoe

Zoe is a Give a Care disability support worker. This is her story… Describe your background, and why you became a Disability Support Worker?  I’ve always had an interest in helping people, and in mental health. My mother wears hearing aids, so I have been...

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From Darkness to Light By: Anjanete Green When I first met Heidi, I was greeted by a withdrawn and sad woman, who had lost all hope of ever leading a joyful life.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...

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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