News

A Rosie Perspective Helping Others

October 08, 2019

Reynella East College student Rosemary has grown up fast. Her dad is blind, her mum suffers from chronic illness and with siblings also living with disabilities, including autism, the now 14-year-old has taken on more responsibility already than many people will in a lifetime. However, she wouldn’t have it any other way.

Read the full story

More than a Cuppa

September 12, 2019

Terezia knows the difference a cuppa can make. As a single mum who has battled significant illness and depression, she says the impact of this simple gesture cannot be underestimated. Now, the volunteer facilitator of a new coffee and craft group, Terezia is “sharing the love.”

Read the full story

Howdy Neighbour - it's Tool Time

August 12, 2019

Junction tenants and other locals living in and around the Marion area are now able to borrow tools to help them with their gardening and maintenance. With support via a $4,400 grant from the City of Marion and help from Bunnings, Junction has set up a tool library.

Read the full story

A Party for All

August 08, 2019

Singing. Dancing. Face painting – and of course, cake. Our 40th Anniversary community celebration brought together the many faces of our organisation for an afternoon of fun and happiness for all. More than 100 attended the event last Thursday at Hackham Community Centre – most who were yet to be born when Junction was incorporated in 1979.

Read the full story

Helping with Healing - A Privilege for Helen

April 01, 2019

Helen Dunkley has been working at Junction for a decade as our dedicated sexual abuse counsellor. Over that time, she has supported around 340 clients who have been impacted by a form of abuse that sadly, carries a label for many people. The label is something Helen would like to see change.

Read the full story

Learning a Way Out of Homelessness

April 01, 2019

In 13 years of school, Gemma hardly missed a day - despite sleeping rough most of this time. Now 19, Gemma, a Junction client, says going to school was her routine and education a way out.

Read the full story

Residential Care

March 06, 2019

Through our Therapeutic Support Program and unique relationship with SAMHRI, Junction is able to provide not only 24/7 support for the children and young people in our care but also help to overcome trauma they have experienced before coming into our care. See and hear more about our work in residential care HERE.

Read the full story

Su Grows Free

February 06, 2019

'Take what you need, give what you can.' At a time when, for most of us, adding to your cart means clicking your computer mouse on the way to an online ‘checkout’, Strathalbyn tenant Su is a refreshing change.

Read the full story

New Understanding for Financial Hardship

January 10, 2019

Faster help is on the way for some of the most vulnerable South Australians struggling to deal with debt and money worries.

Read the full story

Garden a ‘Saviour’ for Helen

December 20, 2018

When Helen walked into her Mitchell Park home for the first time, it was overgrown with weeds and needed a lot of work. But as soon as she spotted a native frangipani in the front yard, she knew it was the perfect home for her.

Read the full story

Jump to page