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Media Releases

2017

Poverty is not a lifestyle choice - Anti-Poverty Week 2017

First in Perth: UnitingCare West opens homeless shelter on Saturdays

Official Opening of the historic Wilf Sargent House in Fremantle

UnitingCare West Farewells Retiring CEO Sue Ash AO

2016

Christmas for families in need at The Boatshed Restaurant

UnitingCare West announces next CEO

Premier supports Christmas Appeal for families in need

UnitingCare West announces, with regret, the closure of True Colours program 

New Financial Counselling Network will help Western Australians with $500M in Debt

UnitingCare West's Christmas in July

Window display questions homelessness stigma

Alarming number of women using homelessness services in WA

Comedian Peter Rowsthorn to host creative arts project showcase event

Your chance to come to the rescue

New community arts project helps those in need to belong and thrive

Warehouse Gallery helps disadvantaged artists to belong and thrive

UnitingCare West broadens focus to help those most in need to belong and thrive

 

2015

Community Partnership Model to deliver new Financial Counselling Network

UnitingCare West launches its Christmas Appeal

UnitingCare West celebrating new disability services in Great Southern region

Pridefest comes to Bunbury!

Bunnings assists Warehouse Cafe with vertical garden project

UnitingCare West shows its support for Mental Health Week

UnitingCare West clients’ artwork on show at Linton & Kay Gallery

Golfers hit the green for UnitingCare West's Newpin program

New Fremantle Service Centre to help build a stronger community

UnitingCare West's Christmas in July gala helps raise vital funds

UnitingCare West 2015 Winter Appeal Launch

Perth celebrity chefs support Foodies Fundraiser

Growers supporting growers

Welfare must invest properly in those most in need

Cargo Carts in need of corporate volunteers

The Warehouse Cafe offers WiFi and joins the RECHARGE Scheme

 

2014

Most in Need Research Report Launched

Christmas Appeal Local Launch

Bunbury Pridefest Event

The Warehouse Cafe Orange Seed Voting

Celebrating 30 years of free financial counselling 

Guidelines for supporting sexual and gender diversity in schools 

Perths top Chefs Cooking for a Good Cause

Students Dig Deep for Winter Appeal

Sue Ash awarded Order of Australia

500,000 kilograms of food rescued equal to 1 million meals!

Community comes together to end homophobia and transphobia

Renovating Centre for the Homeless (South-Perth)

Disability Support Worker of the Year Awards

Jeff's Road to Recovery

Voiceworks Plus Choir presents the musical workshop ‘Getting to Know You’

 

2013

Christmas Eve Bacon and Eggs for Homeless

Alinta Energy announce partnership with UnitingCare West Food Rescue

Homelessness Service sees increased number of refugees

Aboriginal carers celebrate NAIDOC Week

UnitingCare West celebrates NAIDOC Week

Rescuing the Community One Meal at a Time

Jeans donated to Perth's homeless

Over 2,000 young people in Perth homeless this winter

Over 90 years old and still volunteering

Fundraising Golf Day 2013

Join us - Uniting for Change

Fundraising for Homeless Families

National Youth Week

The Easter Bunny has arrived!

UnitingCare West clients achieve long service award

 

2012

Hard working students making a difference

Deloitte and Operation Santa making an impact

Unitingcare West celebrates Homeless Persons Week

Teenage Mums Celebrate 25 Years of TLC

NAIDOC Week

Winter Appeal Media Release

Dining for Diversity

Golf Day

Give Jeans a Chance

 

2011

Productivity Commission Report a welcome start

Some are praying for winter rain, others for shelter from it

Community sector awaits Fair Work Australia final decision

Education and skills offer teenage mothers and their children a brighter future 

Welfare reform is a joint responsibility

 

2010

Operation Santa targets care this Christmas

Personal Helpers & Mentors program turns one

Individual Disability Advocacy Service Launch

Removing Barriers for UnitingCare West Winter Appeal

Enhancing parent child relationships in Northern Corridor

Financial boost for most in need

Premier Colin Barnett opens Western Australia's first intergrated Response to Homelessness

 

2009

UnitingCare West and Mirvac work together to improve support for homeless men

UnitingCare West launch their Winter Appeal

Enjoy Flippin' great day on Shrove Tuesday

Personal Helpers and Mentors Program

Cannington Truancy