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The Benevolent Society, operating since 1813, provides integrated support services to children, young people and families, older Australians, people with disability and carers. It has more than 1,000 people-first practitioners working to help people live their life, their way. As one of Australia’s first charitable organisations, The Benevolent Society has pioneered positive social change and uses its practice wisdom to advocate for a just, caring society.

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Adoption Connections Meeting in Batemans Bay

16 Jul 2019

The Benevolent Society’s Post Adoption Resource Centre (PARC) will host an Adoption Connections meeting in Batemans Bay on Tuesday 20 August from 6.00pm-8.30pm to provide information and support for local people affected by adoption.

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Free school holiday fun hosted by The Benevolent Society

12 Jun 2019

Acacia Ridge Early Years Centre Community Connections And Collaboration Event: 4 July 2019

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The Benevolent Society is making changes to its delivery of services to people with disability

6 May 2019

The Benevolent Society – Australia’s oldest charity – today announced it is making changes to its approach to providing services to people with disability in NSW and the ACT. We are ensuring that our staffing levels and property footprint meet community demand and are financially sustainable under the NDIS.

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