Lucas’s Story

Without the care he needs, Lucas could be left behind…for life. Lucas’s first six months of kindergarten were heartbreaking for his mum Erin. While the other kids quickly found their groove and started making friends, Lucas struggled to communicate with his teacher or classmates. He often became withdrawn in the classroom and seemed overwhelmed by…

Jesse’s Story

Jesse is six years old and lives in a small town in rural New South Wales with his dad Aaron. A couple of years ago his dad became very ill and now struggles with the pressures of looking after his young, energetic son. They have little family living close by to offer support, and Aaron’s…

Lachie’s Story

“It’s such a big relief to know we can access the services Lachie needs through Royal Far West. He’s been through so much already and we don’t want him to struggle through life” Margaret*, Lachie’s grandmother Four-year-old Lachie lives in a small country town in northwestern New South Wales. Lachie is a sensitive, intelligent child…