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Change someone’s life, and yours
At the end of every year, thousands of us make a new year’s resolution… to get fitter, lose weight, take the next step in our career or finally go on that overseas holiday.
What about making a resolution to transform a child’s life, to provide stability and a supportive home for a child or young person in need – for a weekend, a few weeks or longer?
South West Emergency Care for Children joins MacKillop
We are excited to announce that South West Emergency Care for Children Inc (SWECC) transferred to MacKillop Family Services on Saturday 1 December 2018.
New preschool opens in remote Weilmoringle community
The Weilmoringle community, located in the upper Culgoa floodplain of New South Wales approximately 180kms north of Bourke, previously had no access to services such as transport or early childhood education.
Making a difference one quilt at a time
Sometimes it’s the little comforts in life that make the biggest difference in the lives of children. Like a homemade, quality quilt given to each child and young person in foster care with local agency, MacKillop Family Services (formerly known as St Joseph’s Cowper).
Standing in solidarity with victims and survivors of child sexual abuse and their families
At 11am on Monday 22 October, the staff of MacKillop Family Services stopped to witness the National Apology to victims of Child Sexual Abuse, and to respect and honour the courage of victims and survivors.
MacKillop welcomes Vic Gov’s commitment to extending state care up to the age of 21
The Victorian Government has committed $11.6 million over five years to extend foster care through to 21 years of age in the first half of 2019, a move which will see 250 young people supported to make a successful transition from state care to independent living.