Richard Ardler in our employee spotlight

Tell us a little bit about your role at the SCMSAC I have been working at SCMSAC for eight and half years now. In my current role as a Permanency Support Manager, I am responsible for overseeing the Out of Home Care Program and ensuring the teams are providing a level of casework that is adequately meeting the needs of the children and young people under SCMSAC case management. What do you like most about …

National Sorry Day walk planned for 26th May

Nowra’s Annual Sorry Day Event welcomes all members of the community to commemorate and reflect on the part we play in the healing process for our people and nation. “After a challenging year of isolation and uncertainty, it is more important than ever to gather and commemorate days like National Sorry Day. It is an opportunity for us to reflect on the suffering and strength of our Stolen Generations and our Elders, and acknowledge the …

Praise for programs brilliant results

  Member for Kiama Gareth Ward MP met with members of our Aboriginal Justice Reintegration Program Ngudjoong Billa last week to celebrate the positive results the program is having on youth in our communities. The innovative program was implemented at South Coast Medical Service Aboriginal Corporation in 2017 in partnership with the Department of Justice and was developed specifically to provide support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people within the Shoalhaven who are …

Congratulations on 10 years with SCMSAC Warren

Congratulations to Warren Field on working 10 years with SCMSAC! Warren is a Substance Use Counsellor and a valuable member of our Wellbeing team. He is also part of the team that runs our Shoalhaven Koori Men’s Group which provides education and support to local Aboriginal men with social health needs such as domestic and family violence, social and emotional wellbeing, and substance use. By creating a safe place to promote and discuss community issues …

Martika Stewart in our Employee Spotlight

“I love being there for my families, being the person they can rely on to be there for them and support them through, and not give up. I love being able to give families hope and bring out their strengths. I love being able to walk alongside my families and work as a team, getting through it together”.