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Media Resources

We can provide a range of media materials, information and images to support your media story.

Our expert staff can comment on a range of issues affecting the children, young people and families we support. This includes but isn’t limited to:

  • Childhood trauma
  • Family breakdown
  • Family violence
  • Issues relating to children and young people in care, including the challenges they face upon leaving care at the age of 18
  • Foster care
  • Challenges faced by children with a disability and their families
  • Exclusion from education – how alternative models of education are supporting our most vulnerable children
  • Issues relating to our heritage, record keeping and Australia’s social history of supporting children in care.

Resources available

The factsheets below provide a snapshot of the services we operate and the issues they respond to. If you would like to talk to a former young person in care, a foster carer, or someone who has engaged with a MacKillop service, please contact us directly.

Our Impact in 2020-21

676
foster care homes
1,700 +
children and young people in residential and foster care
200 +
families supported with Disability Support Coordination
2,300 +
families provided with early intervention family support
520 +
children supported in our Schools and through our Education & Engagement programs
500
Child Protection staff in South Australia trained in Sanctuary


Fact sheets