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.

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This service emphasises relationship building, engagement, partnership and empowerment as the fundamental aspects of good practice and service delivery. 

Integrated Family Services in Footscray is part of the Western Melbourne Child and Family Services Alliance.

Integrated Family Services Footscray is:

  • home based – meeting with families in their family home
  • goal directed – working with families to achieve their goals
  • strengths based – building upon what the family is doing well
  • flexible – visiting times fit in with your family’s routines
  • supportive – practical, emotionally and culturally sensitive
  • advocacy focused – helps with negotiations with agencies and organisations
  • inclusive – connecting families with groups and services in their communities.

What we can offer:

Integrated Family Services Footscray offers:

  • parenting education/skills development and support
  • household management strategies
  • case management
  • liaison and advocacy
  • group work
  • referral pathways to other services.

Who is eligible?

All families with children aged between up to 18 years, including those with unborn children, who live in the Victorian local government areas of:

  • Melbourne
  • Moonee Valley
  • Maribyrnong
  • Hobsons Bay
  • Wyndham

How to access this service:

Referrals can be made through Western Melbourne Child FIRST on 1300 775 160, Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm.