For children and families

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...

It’s Social Inclusion week – a national celebration that aims to take deliberate steps to include people who are marginalised and isolated, culminating on the International Day of People with Disability (IDPWD) this Sunday 3 December 2017. For the clients, staff and volunteers who make up...

Mo Rosa is Mum to four-year-old Frankie and three-year-old Sid who attend a Uniting early learning service. Like most mums she was anxious about enrolling her children in childcare … but she couldn’t be happier with the experience. “It’s pretty daunting handing your toddler over...

Laughs, hugs and delicious treats were in abundance for the residents at Uniting Nunyara Peakhurst who had lots of fun on Grandparents Day recently. “I love it, it brings me back to the time when my boys were babies. We have a wonderful time together.” Fay...

Trekking through the undergrowth of their local reserve, the children from the Uniting Early Learning Caringbah were excited about their latest adventure. The children, who have been attending a weekly bush kindy since June 2017, were joined by a voluntary member of the Sutherland Shire Council...

With more than 300 children in NSW awaiting placements with foster carers, Uniting are appealing for people to help. The not-for-profit organisation currently has 380 children placed in foster care in NSW and states now is the time for those interested to make the leap. Here’s a...

The start of the year can be quite daunting for many toddlers. Sometimes when children are new to a service they can be a bit unsettled about being away from their parents. Staff at Uniting Early Learning Medowie noticed that in general dads were visiting...

Mo Rosa is Mum to four-year-old Frankie and three-year-old Sid who attend a Uniting early learning service. Like most mums she was anxious about enrolling her children in childcare … but she couldn’t be happier with the experience. “It’s pretty daunting handing your toddler over...