Integrated Family Services

MacKillop's Integrated Family Services are voluntary services that provide ongoing support to vulnerable children and families in need.

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Our services emphasise relationship building, engagement, partnership and empowerment as the fundamental aspects of good practice and service delivery. 

Integrated Family Services achieves its aims through:

  • consultation in the family home to develop goals to work towards
  • providing parenting education and skills development
  • running groups for children
  • client referral to other services
  • providing household management strategies
  • case management
  • liaison and advocacy.
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Integrated Family Services - Footscray

MacKillop's Integrated Family Services in Footscray provide outreach child focussed, family centred case work service to support and assist families in need.   Read more

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Integrated Family Services - Melton

MacKillop's Integrated Family Services in Melton is a voluntary service that provides child focused, family centred case work services to support and assist families in need.   Read more

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CHAMPS - Melton

Children and Mentally Ill Parents (CHAMPS) is a peer support program for the children of parents who have a mental illness or mental health issues.   Read more

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Tuning in to Kids - Melton

Tuning in to Kids is a six-session group parenting program with a focus on valuing emotions in the parent-child relationship.   Read more

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Tuning in to Teens - Melton

Tuning in to Teens is a six-session group parenting program with a focus on valuing emotions in the parent-child relationship.   Read more

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Young Carers - Melton

Young Carers Melton is a recreational/respite group for young people who care for and support a parent or other family member who is living with a mental illness.   Read more