Text Contrast: Apply | Normal View: Apply | Text Resize: A+ | A-

Latest news

Horizon House Dianella caregivers with one of the first babies accommodated by the service

Latest news 

This page displays latest news items relating to Social Outreach in Australia, New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific region.

Stay connected with us via social media on Facebook, Twitter or Flickr.

To receive monthly news updates direct to your inbox simply enter your details in the form on the right of this page to receive our eNewsletter.

  • Blacktown Raphael Centre secures award for groundbreaking antenatal research

    St John of God Health Care’s Blacktown Raphael Centre has been acknowledged for its groundbreaking antenatal psychosocial research as the only recipient of the Research Collaboration Award at the 2014 University of Western Sydney (UWS) Partnership Awards.

    Date: 13.01.15
  • Seeking survey participants

    St John of God Raphael Centre Subiaco is undertaking a world-first study into the Take Up of Postnatal Services (TUPS).

    Date: 05.01.15
  • Frozen lights raise funds for Raphael Centres

    Caregiver Larissa Johnstone has brought the Christmas spirit, and the dreams of thousands of Frozen fans, alive with an incredible Christmas lights display, while rasing funds for the Raphael Centres.

    Date: 22.12.14
  • Transitional Horizon House for young mums opens in Midland area

    Lana House is located in the Midland area and provides affordable accommodation for vulnerable young mothers aged 16 to 22 years who are at risk of, or currently experiencing, homelessness.

    Date: 10.12.14
  • Warrnambool up to Standard

    Warrnambool Hospital’s Adult/Youth and Perinatal Mental Health Counselling Service was recently accredited against the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care National Mental Health Standards.

    Date: 05.12.14
  • Geelong perinatal mental health study day a success

    Congratulations to caregiver, Catharina Dumaresq who organised an outstanding perinatal mental health study day at Clancy House in Geelong on 21 August.

    Date: 05.12.14
  • Improved pathology services delivered in Dili

    Patient care in Dili will further improve thanks to the November launch of a Pathology Courier Service joint funded by the St John of God Social Outreach Pathology Development Program and East Timor’s Ministry of Health.

    Date: 05.12.14
  • Great Bike Ride update

    Thank you to all the riders, volunteers, sponsors and supporters who helped make this year’s Santos Great Bike Ride possible.

    Date: 04.12.14
  • Social Outreach team changes

    There have been some exciting movements in the Social Outreach team over the past few weeks.

    Date: 04.12.14
  • Making a difference with Meals on Wheels

    A number of clients who live in St John of God Accord’s Shared Supported Accommodation have been volunteering at national food delivery charity for the elderly, Meals on Wheels, as part of the Accord Community Engagement Services (ACES) Eastern program.

    Date: 04.12.14
  • SOA has officially changed its name to Social Outreach

    St John of God’s Social Outreach & Advocacy group aka SOA, has now officially changed its name to Social Outreach to emphasise our focus on service provision.

    Date: 04.12.14
  • Support to help Ebola crisis

    In response to the escalating humanitarian crisis due to the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, St John of God Health Care has pledged support for hospitals in Sierra Leone and Liberia.

    Date: 14.11.14
RSS Feed

Stay in touch

e-Newsletter sign up

If you would like to receive regular news updates on our Social Outreach services click here

Stay connected

You can keep up to date with our news and stories via our social media channels. Follow these links:Social media




All of our social media activity abides by our rules of engagement.