For children and families

The “best wedding present ever” for Kathryn and Ben Lawson was the news that they’d been approved as foster carers. It came a few days before their nuptials and a year after they took the first step on an in-depth assessment and preparation journey with Uniting,...

Christmas is a time when families come together. In the Christmas of 2017, 48-year-old Tina Murphy ventured on a six-hour return drive across NSW for her adopted son to be with his blood family. Rylie was just nine days old when he joined Tina’s family. Back then,...

Two ducks, two chickens, six chicks, two rabbits and three guinea pigs. What could be mistaken for a farm scene was actually a group of guests at the Uniting Nunyara Peakhurst intergenerational playgroup Christmas party. Last month, residents, babies, toddlers and some special guests from the...