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MacKillop highlights need for Foster Care in Bendigo
New to central and northern Victoria, foster care agency, MacKillop Family Services is working to bring support to some of the most vulnerable families in the Bendigo, Castlemaine, Echuca and Daylesford areas.
Paws 4 Kids raises over $200,000 for MacKillop’s PawPals program
MacKillop Family Services is thanking the ‘pawsome’ support of its community for driving the Paws 4 Kids matched giving day past its $200,000 target.
MacKillop Family Services commits to join National Redress Scheme
MacKillop Family Services (“MacKillop”) today announced it has committed to join the National Redress Scheme, established by the Commonwealth Government in response to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.
Paws 4 Kids has four times the impact on children disengaged from education
When 9-year-old Tom* turned up for his first day at his new school earlier this month, he couldn’t face entering the classroom due to anxiety. The next day he tried again, only this time he was accompanied by Millie, his education therapy dog.
MacKillop at Midsumma
There’s a flurry of excitement, colour and sequins at MacKillop Family Services, as the Foster Care Recruitment team get ready for Midsumma Carnival at Alexandra Gardens, St Kilda Road, on Sunday 20 January.
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?