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Lutheran Care proud to support SA Child Protection Awards

Lutheran Care is a proud event supporter of the upcoming South Australian Child Protection Awards, which will be held in Adelaide next month. The awards recognise those doing inspiring work in protecting children and young people in South Australia. Lutheran Care has submitted a number of nominations, including foster carers and volunteers with our organisation. […]

Celebrating Children’s Day ‘My Dreaming, My Future’

Children’s Day celebrates ‘My Dreaming, My Future’ The date 4 August was historically used to communally celebrate the birthdays of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children who were taken from their families at a young age, without knowing their birthday – the Stolen Generations. Children’s Day is the initiative of the Secretariat of National Aboriginal […]

Demand for Lutheran Care services at an unprecedented high

Lutheran Care is experiencing unprecedented demand for its services, including a 260 per cent increase in Emergency Relief enquiries, as current financial pressures on households cause a significant uptick in people seeking help. This winter, Lutheran Care’s Emergency Relief program based at Blair Athol has frequently received double the number of enquiries than the program […]

Lutheran Care shares Reflect RAP during NAIDOC Week

During NAIDOC Week, we are excited to share with you our Lutheran Care Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), Feb 2022-Feb 2023, which has now been endorsed by Reconciliation Australia. You can read through our RAP online here. Lutheran Care’s RAP outlines our continued commitment to actions that promote reconciliation and opportunities to foster strong and […]

Supporting those with nowhere to go

Here is a story to warm your heart on this chilly morning. It’s the true story of one of our recent clients, Natalie*, a 65-year-old Aboriginal woman with disabilities. Sadly, Natalie had her belongings stolen, including her phone, ID and money. She had recently been “kicked out” of her relative’s home and had nowhere to […]