Inverell Toughen Up Challenge

February 21, 2014 9:57 am

Listen This event is in its second year and is a “boot camp” event where teams of four compete in a gruelling course around the Inverell CBD. Pathfinders, IFYSS and the Family Referral Service are proud sponsors of the event which focuses on promoting health and fitness for all and to have FUN! Visit www.inverelltoughenup.net... View Article

Pathfinders celebrates 30 years serving our communities

February 6, 2014 2:11 pm

Listen On Friday the 6th of December around 100 people gathered at Booloominbah UNE to celebrate Pathfinders 30th year serving our communities. Pathfinders staff, volunteers, supporters and friends were all in attendance on the evening to pay tribute to Pathfinders and the work it has achieved over the last 30 years. Among the many highlights... View Article

Opening of partner program in Ghana

February 6, 2014 1:52 pm

Listen    Pathfinders has partnered with the Crescent Education & Volunteer Service (CEVS) in Tamale, West Ghana to build the CEVS Disability Support Centre. Pathfinders assisted CEVS to complete phase one of building the new Centre and the basic structure of the building has been completed. In August 2013, the Centre was officially opened with... View Article

Fish N Mates trip

October 14, 2013 2:15 pm

Listen Over three days in early August this year, 15 young people and 6 volunteers from the Glen Innes community visited the “Willows” property, located roughly 70kms away from Glen Innes in the New England bushlands. The main objectives of these trips were to give the young people the chance to be outdoors, wet a... View Article

Icon of Justice System Appointed Patron of Pathfinders

September 16, 2013 1:55 pm

Listen Former NSW Supreme Court Judge, the Honourable James Wood AO QC has been appointed as the Patron of Pathfinders, in a pivotal moment for the child and family welfare NGO operating in the New England and North West Tablelands of NSW. Mr Wood has been a household name in NSW for his role in... View Article

Family Referral Service opens in Armidale

July 16, 2013 10:14 am

Listen Working under the Pathfinders banner; the Family Referral Service (FRS) has been operating out of its Tamworth base since 2011. Since this time, FRS has assisted local families and youth in the New England North West region to gain access to the best support services available to suit their individual needs. In May 2013,... View Article

Tilbuster Hosts Welding workshop

July 15, 2013 10:05 am

Listen Around 18 young people from the Armidale region attended a 3 day welding workshop at the Pathfinders Ltd property known as ‘Tilbuster Station’, which started on Wednesday the 17th of July. The Tilbuster property was generously donated to local NGO Pathfinders Ltd by benefactor Dr. Marie Delaney with the intention that it would be utilised as a location... View Article

IFYSS Parenting Workshop

July 9, 2013 10:30 am

Listen The Inverell Family and Youth Support Service (IFYSS) will be hosting four major parenting workshop programs in the upcoming months (please see dates  below). The Parenting in a Nutshell, Communication, Give n Take, and Safe and Strong Families workshops are all designed to so assist parents to learn parenting skills and practices that promote... View Article

Pathfinders go International

June 20, 2013 10:42 am

Listen An exciting joint project between Pathfinders and West African service provider Crescent Educational & Volunteer Service (CEVS) has culminated in the official opening of a new facility for children with disabilities and their families in Tamale, Ghana. In 2011 Pathfinders successfully obtained funding from the Australian High Commission to enable the completion of a... View Article