• World’s Largest Open House for NSW Kids in Need – 30 April 2017

    11 April 2017
    NSW Kids in Need 2017

    Sunday 30 April 2017 is The World’s Largest Open House for NSW Kids in Need. Spend an amazing day exploring places you’d never normally get to go – and help children in need at the same time. SHINE for Kids is one of six charities benefitting from donations made on the day.

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  • José Carbó at Barangaroo

    31 March 2017
    Jose Carbo at Barangaroo

    Hosted by SHINE for Kids in the Barangaroo Room at KPMG in Sydney, was exclusive performance from Opera Australia’s José Carbó. Guests enjoyed José’s incredible baritone voice, while tasting Australian and French premium wines from wine connoisseur, Henry Dawson-Damer, accompanied by delicious treats from award-winning chefs. It was an event not to be missed.

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  • You helped us exceed our ‘Brighter Futures’ Charidy target!

    15 December 2016
    We raised $102,705 in 24 hours with your help on Charidy!

    On 14 December 2016 at midday, our Charidy campaign went live for 24 hours. Like a telethon, our volunteers, staff, board members and corporate supporters called our existing donors and supporters and ask them to donate.

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  • SHINE for Kids nominated for HRC 2016 Community Organisation Award

    10 December 2016
    Community Organisation Awards finalists 2016

    SHINE for Kids was one of five finalists for the Community Organisation Award in the 30th annual Human Rights Awards 2016. This award is presented annually to a non-government or community-based organisation with a proven track record in promoting and advancing human rights in Australia.

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  • ‘Colourful Dreaming’ earns a HESTA award nomination

    18 November 2016

    In early November we were nominated for a HESTA Community Sector Award for Outstanding Organisation. Our ‘Colourful Dreaming’ program was presented as an example of innovation and good practice: “SHINE for Kids Co-operative Ltd, North Parramatta, NSW – For developing the ‘Colourful Dreaming’ program to support children of incarcerated Aboriginal men by facilitating a community support network for those affected.” At a glamorous gala awards night on Thursday 17 November, 2016’s Outstanding Organisation was named ...

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  • ‘SHINE for Kids provides support for children who have a family member in prison’ – Goulburn Post

    3 October 2016
    Goulburn Post

    SHINE for Kids community mentor project worker Lena Lockett says the service supports and works in partnership with children and young people so they can exercise their rights to protection and full participation in family, culture and social life. “These children are hidden in the community and can feel very isolated and stigmatised,” Ms Lockett said.

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  • ‘Helping young people shine’ – Koori Mail

    29 September 2016
    Helping young people shine – Koori Mail

    FOR more than three decades children and young people affected by a family member’s offending have been supported by SHINE for Kids, which operates in justice centres in NSW, Victoria, ACT and Queensland. Chief executive Gloria Larman said the organisation was shocked at the recent allegations of child abuse in juvenile detention centres in the Northern Territory and Queensland.

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  • Veterans Young Offenders Mentoring Program

    14 September 2016
    Demonstration Mentoring Project

    The Returned Services League (NSW) will recruit volunteer mentors for a mentoring program to be managed by SHINE for Kids. The program builds on the proven success of ‘Stand As One’ which has been conducted by SHINE for Kids at the Frank Baxter Juvenile Justice System since 2010.

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  • Baroness Jean Corston on ‘The Morning Show’

    14 September 2016
    Baroness Jean Corston on 'The Morning Show'

    Baroness Jean Corston, who spoke at a breakfast at Parliament House co-sponsored by SHINE for Kids, appeared today on ‘The Morning Show’ to discuss her groundbreaking work leading to The Corston Report in 2007.

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  • Dooleys supports ‘Connecting Kids’ series of programs

    17 August 2016
    Kylie Chermouni is presented with a ClubGRANT donation at Dooleys Catholic Club Lidcombe on 17 August 2016.

    Dooley’s Catholic Club through their ClubGRANTS scheme kindly donated $12,625 to our ‘Connecting Kids’ range of programs, supporting children and families in the Auburn LGA to access our services.

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