ccnb. has managed the care and support of thousands of people over the past 21 years.
Here are some of the stories of actual clients we have assisted (NB for some stories we haved used pseudonyms to protect their privacy).
The work we do makes a significant difference in many lives. For some people we support them for only a short period of time until they get on their feet, but others stay for many years. Regardless, each and everyone is given the care, attention and respect they deserve.
When Leah* was referred to The Seasons Program she was unable to talk with severe depression. She had attempted suicide within her own home, and as a result broke her foot. The Season Program... Read More
Christmas has arrived early at CCNB with the generous donations of hampers for our clients courtesy of Blackmores, Manly Rotary and Upper Northern Beaches Rotary clubs. Marcus Blackmore himself is a Rotarian and has distributed... Read More
Nancy* is in her 80s, and lives in Manly Vale with her son who has an intellectual disability. Nancy has cognitive delay, dementia, behavioural issues, chronic osteoarthritis and hearing problems. She becomes easily distressed, and... Read More
Best of all is the feeling that there is someone out there who “has our back” Geraldine sent us this commendation: “I am very glad that CCNB was available to us. I found the next... Read More
“Use it or lose it” and “be a good friend”– Elsie’s tips for living well into your 90s. Elsie was a client of CCNB and has now passed. She was 97 when this photo was... Read More
Diagnosed in year seven with a degenerative, neuromuscular condition, Julie was struggling at school and was exhausted from having to walk between classrooms. Because Julie was in a mainstream school, support was understandably limited. By the time Julie... Read More
Jim T. had been an active and sociable Manly resident for more than 30 years. However as his physical health declined, he became socially isolated because he could no longer manage the 45 steps leading... Read More
“Every part of life is beautiful if you make it beautiful” Krystyna Lawrynow turns 100 on April 21 and apart from having four grandchildren and five great grandchildren, she says she is most proud... Read More