MacKillop Family Services merges with Cara Inc to enhance supports for vulnerable young women
1 November 2016
MacKillop Family Services will assume management of Cara Inc services, strengthening the capacity of both organisations to achieve positive outcomes for young people in care.
Cara has a long and well-regarded ... Read More
MacKillop Family Services welcomes investment in vulnerable children and families
14 April 2016
MacKillop Family Services has welcomed the announcement by the Victorian government that the State budget includes an investment of $168 million to deliver crucial support services for vulnerable children, young ... Read More
MacKillop Family Services welcomes Royal Commission's landmark report on family violence
1 April 2016
MacKillop Family Services has welcomed the report of the Royal Commission into Family Violence, and commended the Labor government for its commitment to implement all 227 recommendations in the report.
Acting ... Read More
Prominent Catholic community organisations offer to lead coordinated response to care for asylum seekers
9 February 2016
CatholicCare, Jesuit Social Services and MacKillop Family Services have offered to lead a coordinated response to house and care for the 267 asylum seekers at risk of being returned to ... Read More
MacKillop Family Services welcomes review of support services for vulnerable children and families
6 August 2015
MacKillop Family Services welcomes todays announcement by the Minister for Families and Children, Jenny Mikakos, of an in-depth investigation into Victorias child protection and family services programs.
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MacKillop welcomes additional funding for early intervention
5 May 2015
MacKillop Family Services welcomes the additional investment in Victorias families, following todays budget announcement.
The $48.1 million directed toward Child FIRST and Family Services is a significant recognition of the importance ... Read More
Single Dad a champion foster carer
11 March 2015
Geoff Tanzer, a 45-year-old single carer living in Tura Beach, is a long-term carer for a 16-year old boy and Wolf the cat.
Geoff is appealing for more people to break ... Read More
A life changing decision brings joy for new foster carers
5 March 2015
Natalie and Bob live in Albion Park with their two biological children in their early teens. Eight months ago they became foster carers with MacKillop Family Services and from that ... Read More
Eden residents are a family of foster carers
5 March 2015
Local Eden residents Maryanne and Craig Griffiths have been foster carers for four years, and over that time have cared for a special little girl. They plan to take on ... Read More
Local single Mum breaks the mould through foster care
5 March 2015
Rebecca Johnstone from Moruya is a single Mum to two daughters, her foster child who is six months old, two dogs, two horses and one cat. She is run off ... Read More