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March 10, 2021, 11:47 pm
$25 million for JewishCare NSW
Julie Lowy, who passed away in August 2019, aged 97, has left a whopping $25 million to the organisation.
February 1, 2021, 11:32 pm
New CEO for JewishCare NSW
Gary Groves this week took over from Claire Vernon, who has led the organisation for the past 14 years.
December 17, 2020, 12:00 am
‘Her loss to us is immense’
Lady Shirley, wife to Westfield founder Sir Frank and matriarch of the Lowy family, passed away in Tel Aviv aged 86 last Wednesday, December 9, just before Chanukah.
October 8, 2020, 9:00 am
Standing up to the scourge of domestic violence
'I believe it is no longer a taboo for rabbis to discuss domestic violence and the ways in which community leaders can combat and assist victims in need'.
Rabbi Gabi Kaltmann
August 28, 2020, 12:19 am
Funding for another year
'With the additional year’s funding during this challenging period there will be additional workshops and training for people in the community on mental health first aid'.
August 20, 2020, 6:19 pm
‘An incredible journey’
Outgoing CEO of Sydney's JewishCare, Claire Vernon: 'I’d like to take this opportunity to thank the board, my team, our clients, and the entire community for their support'.
July 14, 2020, 10:46 am
Helping more people in need
The Financial Assistance Fund will provide direct cash grants and payments or vouchers for essential living expenses including accommodation, groceries, petrol and other essentials
June 18, 2020, 12:00 am
Abuse reports to surge?
As lockdown measures begin to ease and the opportunity to reach out increases, Jewish Care is anticipating an influx of reports of abuse.
April 5, 2020, 6:00 pm
$18m funding boost for communal organisations
'JCA has the strength to ensure all our organisations can continue to focus on the needs of the community and provide the support that is needed'.
April 2, 2020, 9:01 am
$1 million pool for the needy
The COVID-19 Jewish Emergency Relief Fund will cover essentials such as food, shelter, medicines and other critical goods or services for an amount of up to $5000 per family.
March 10, 2020, 2:00 pm
JewishCare launches app
JewishCare's WellBeing app outlines warning signs for suicide, lists suggestions for distracting oneself from negative thoughts, and provides Jewish-specific professional contacts.
November 25, 2019, 12:00 am
Serving up important conversations for men
JewishCare NSW's annual Men’s White Ribbon Day breakfast on November 26 aims to 'raise awareness around and help eliminate domestic violence and violence against women'.
October 4, 2019, 6:30 am
Jewish Suicide Prevention Strategy recognised
The Jewish Suicide Prevention Strategy has received another prestigious award for its work by a leading mental health organisation in NSW.
September 10, 2019, 9:13 pm
Time to ask R U OK?
Representatives of the Jewish Suicide Prevention Strategy participated in the Eastern Sydney Suicide Prevention Walk on Sunday.
August 1, 2019, 12:00 am
‘The power of community’
The Jewish Suicide Prevention Strategy received a prestigious national award for its work last week – winning the Communities Matter category in the 2019 LiFE Awards at the National Suicide Prevention Conference in Melbourne.