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Bridging Communities: CatholicCare’s Rural Social Groups Unite Central Highlands

Bridging Communities: CatholicCare's Rural Social Groups Unite Central Highlands
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Expanding Community Reach Brings Joy and Connection

CatholicCare Central Queensland has achieved a significant milestone, introducing social activity groups in the Central Highlands region, marking a pivotal expansion in their community outreach efforts.

Rural Reach for Social Groups

The embrace of social groups in more remote areas like Blackwater and Emerald presents a significant victory in combating isolation, especially for individuals with limited access to communal resources.

Recognising the challenges isolation poses, CatholicCare’s extension of their established social groups from Rockhampton, Yeppoon, and Bundaberg to these rural areas signifies a substantial leap in facilitating social opportunities.

Celebrating Connection Amidst Isolation

In celebration of this milestone, the Central Highlands team recently hosted a gathering, fostering an atmosphere of camaraderie and the exchange of innovative ideas among attendees.

From envisioning engaging group sessions to relishing delightful refreshments such as fresh sandwiches, coffee, and cake, the event encapsulated the spirit of community and shared joy.

Communal Bonds Beyond Borders

This initiative underlines the organisation’s commitment to enhancing social connectivity and nurturing an inclusive environment for individuals across diverse geographical landscapes, bridging gaps and fostering a sense of togetherness.

Meeting Social Challenges Head-On

The launch in the Central Highlands is a testament to CatholicCare’s dedication to addressing social challenges and providing platforms for individuals to forge meaningful connections beyond conventional boundaries.

Through these social activity groups, CatholicCare Central Queensland continues to weave a tapestry of inclusivity, fostering a sense of belonging and camaraderie in the hearts of residents across the region.