Blog

  • Keys for Change

    Posted on 30 Jan 2018

    If you wander through Melbournes streets overthe next week, you might chance across someone playing a painted piano on a street corner. The musical infusion is no accident; its part ... Read More

  • Targeted Care Package hits the mark for Mat

    Posted on 08 Jan 2018

    Sometimes families need a little extra help and with four boys, two of whom have special needs, Mats mum needed additional support to care for her boys, which is how ... Read More

  • When a Small Gift Becomes a Big Deal

    Posted on 28 Dec 2017

    Eleven dollars and sixty cents. That was all. And most of that was in coins. This is all that remains in a young dads pocket as he contemplates the past ... Read More

  • Ask the expert: the importance of involving parents in the Christmas experience

    Posted on 20 Dec 2017

    With all the focus around Christmas-time on family, sharing, gifts and spending time with loved ones it can be easy to overlook the impact this has on children and young ... Read More

  • Celebrating excellence across MacKillop

    Posted on 13 Nov 2017

    On Wednesday 8 November, MacKillop Family Services held its 20th Annual Public Meeting. Over 200 industry colleagues, partners, staff, young people and families came together on the night to: celebrate ... Read More

  • A new sensory garden for Morgan House

    Posted on 01 Nov 2017

    Infants learn about the world through their senses: touch, taste, sight, sound, and smell. Sensory experiences in safe outdoor environments can provide enormous developmental benefits to babies and children. Smelling ... Read More

  • Foster caring showed us a different way of living

    Posted on 15 Sep 2017

    With more than 20 years experience as foster carers in New Zealand, Anne and Sarah knew they wanted to continue their journey as carers when they settled in Australia. It ... Read More

  • The love is different - a positive different

    Posted on 14 Sep 2017

    Kiama Downs couple Emma and Adam work as a registered nurse and an Aboriginal mental health care professional. They are also long-term foster parents to Brittany (name changed) who is ... Read More

  • Blending families, transforming lives

    Posted on 11 Sep 2017

    There are many blended families but in the happy home of Western Sydney couple, Tracey and Nigel, its a little bit different. Not only does their family include five older ... Read More

  • An advocate for other children in care

    Posted on 09 Sep 2017

    Like many 14 year olds, Jack* is passionate about sport, both on the field and as a keen follower of several codes. But he is certainly not your average young ... Read More