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Charity Race Day

Join us for this special event to raise funds for New Haven Farm Home and Peppercorn Services – not-for-profit organisations providing much-needed services to people across the Hawkesbury and surrounding areas.

Where: Hawkesbury Race Club, Clarendon
13 April | 12PM-5.30PM

Private function room with direct access to the track, 5-hour food and beverage package, silent auctions and raffles and guest speakers.

$2000 table of 10 or individual tickets at $220 per person.

Purchase tickets or make a donation via or

Congratulations Geraldene

We’re very pleased to announce Geraldene as Employee of the Quarter. There is no doubt that Geraldene always gives 110% to her work and she is always putting in the effort to improve on herself as a professional. This does not go unnoticed.

Covering Villa 3 for the period of Georgia’s maternity leave was not an easy task. Geraldene flew in and provided unwavering support to Clients and staff over what could be perceived as a difficult period for this Villa. Congratulations Geraldene. We thank you for everything you do for NHFH to make this place better for Clients and the organisation as a whole.

“Geraldene is a dedicated and hardworking support worker who gives her best to ensuring all the clients’ documents are up to date. She also finds creative and engaging ways to make sure the clients achieve their goals.”

“Geraldene has done an amazing job as acting Villa Coordinator and has kept all clients documents up to date. Gereldene was fantastic with Joy and understanding her behaviours.”

“Geraldene has done an amazing job filling in for myself. I have come back to work with a very smooth transition.”

Congratulations Kirsten

Congratulations Kirsten Hartup, here is a snapshot of why your peers voted for you.

  • Kirsten is a team player who is extremely thorough in her duties. She displays professionalism in administering medication and isn’t afraid to stay back to ensure all jobs are complete. Kirsten is an asset for New Haven and I feel she is the perfect candidate to win this award.
  • Kirsten is a patient, hardworking and enthusiastic person. She is always such a great help and is very thorough with her job and teaching others. Kirsten is great to be around and deserves recognition!
  • Kirsten works solely from the heart. Kirsten is a true trooper and deserves this nomination as she is brave, never complains and always completes her duties with diligence and extreme care. Kirsten will double and triple check all of her duties and will bend over backwards for anyone, helping out staff members and clients in any way she can.
  • Kirsten is a hard worker, kind and the most the patient person I have ever had the pleasure to work with.
  • Kirsten is an outstanding employee who works well with clients but also goes the extra mile to help her teammates
  • Kirsten has demonstrated continuous support for clients throughout COVID-19. She does not let a positive case discourage the support she provides toward the clients.

Farewell our friend

Ian Graham was a long-serving member of the organisation and has dedicated over 20 years to the Board of New Haven Farm Home, many of those years as Chairman of the Board.

Ian has provided unparalleled commitment and contribution to the organisation over many years and his knowledge and presence will most certainly be missed. We would like to extend our sincerest sympathies to Alistair, Ian’s brother, whom Ian was incredibly devoted to. Additionally, we offer our utmost sympathies to Ian’s wife Patricia, and children Samantha and Anthony and their families as they mourn the loss of this wonderful man.

If anyone would like to offer their condolences to the family, they have asked that a donation be made to the Melanoma Institute of Australis been up to.


We would like to extend a huge and sincere thanks to Radiance Potgieter and her late husband Ted for their very kind and generous donation of multiple aids including various wheelchairs, walking and exercise aids, clothing, hoists, transfer aids, cushions and more. These items are very much appreciated.

COVID-19 Update – 25 June 2021

Dear Family and Friends of New Haven Farm Home,

I hope this finds you all safe and well.

With the recent changes to community and residential guidelines in relation to COVID-19, I wish to ensure you that the health and safety of all our clients, their families, and our staff is of utmost importance to us.

New Haven Farm Home receives regular updates through a variety of platforms, including NSW Health, in regards to the most current operating guidelines both within the service and when our clients are being supported to access the community. At all times, New Haven Farm Home acts in accordance with these guidelines.

Whilst full acknowledgment is given that the situation may alter in the future and that as an organisation, we will adjust to comply with any changes, the current guidelines that we are operating include:

  • All support staff are utilising the wearing of masks along with practicing good hygiene practices;
  • Two visitors are allowed each day, per client, recognising the physical distance guidelines in place;
  • Visitors are required to sign in and are advised to adhere to general community restrictions, such as mask-wearing indoors, check-in/out of the facility, hand hygiene, and have not been to any hotspot or close contact locations;
  • Limiting the movement of staff between sites and cancelling any unnecessary interactions;
  • Ensuring client community access activities are being conducted in line with current community guidelines and where appropriate, being cancelled.


    As always, please don’t hesitate to contact the Site Manager or myself if you have any further queries.

Sincerely yours,

Annette Allen
Chief Executive Officer