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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.
Supporting carers to support kids this Foster Care Week
Community support and a better understanding of what’s involved in foster care is top of the wish list for foster carers in a survey carried out by MacKillop Family Services to mark this year’s Foster Care Week (9 – 15 September).
State Award for work with children with a disability in Melbourne's Western suburbs
MacKillop Family Services’ Emma Leunig was recognised for her commitment to inclusive activities for children and young people at the annual Victorian Protection Children Awards
MacKillop Family Services to deliver new Intensive Therapeutic Care services in NSW
MacKillop Family Services is proud to announce it has been selected to deliver the newly launched Permanency Support Program – Intensive Therapeutic Care (ITC) as part of the Out of Home Care reforms in NSW.
SOS call for two foster families
Local child and family agency, MacKillop Family Services, is urgently seeking two dedicated foster carers or families who can provide loving homes for two young teenagers living in Western Sydney.