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MacKillop Family Services, a Catholic community agency, exists to support, foster hope, and promote justice for children, young people and families, particularly those who have experienced distress, disadvantage and abuse.

Inspiration is just around the corner

Reconciliation Week 2015 runs from 27 May to 3 June and MacKillop Family Services staff member Chris Rigby did a bit of digging into the organisation?s history and uncovered an incredible local story. Read More

A Uniform Approach Won't Fit Everyone

School uniforms were a daily inconvenience for many of us in our youth. Justin Roberts, Leading Teacher at MacKillop's Flexible Learning Centre Geelong, illustrates how complying with a dress code can be impossible for some students. Read More

Embracing the Journey

Foster care is challenging, but Molly* is living proof that with strong communication and a young person?s best interests at heart, carers can change lives. Read More

Fostering love beyond divides

Hanadi Abdufadil, a 46-year-old African Muslim woman and MacKillop foster carer, said she had many differences to the teenage Christian girl in her care, but they made it work. Read More

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We would like to thank all those in the community who believe in MacKillop; your support enables us to assist disadvantaged children, young people and families in the community.

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