How You Can Help

The generosity of our supporters helps us to transform lives in a spirit of justice and hope.

There are many ways you can help to transform the lives of  vulnerable children and families in a spirit of justice and hope.

A registered charity,  MacKillop Family Services is deeply grateful for the vital support we receive from the community. Click on any of the links below to find out more, or call us on 1300 218 935 to discuss your support. 

Donate today

By donating to MacKillop Family Services you’ll help care for our most vulnerable children and young people, and support families to keep their children safe.

Click here to donate.

Regular Giving 

Become a Childhood Partner with a monthly gift and you’ll be providing the ongoing care and support children need to recover from trauma and find hope for the future.

Find out more or sign up today!

Make a Gift in your Will

By extending your support for MacKillop Family Services through a gift in your Will, you have the unique ability to transform lives well into the future.

Find out more or call our Fundraising Manager, Nichole Alfreds, on
03 9247 2214 for a confidential discussion.

Gifts in Memory or Celebration

Invite your loved ones to give a donation to MacKillop Family Services in lieu of flowers at a funeral or gifts for your wedding or other celebration. Call us on 1300 218 935 for envelopes and forms to ensure they receive a tax-deductible receipt.


We are delighted when schools, parishes and community groups raise funds to support our children and families. Call us on 1300 218 935 or email to share your ideas and find out how we can support you.

Christmas gifts for children in care

Christmas can be a difficult time for children and young people who are unable to live with their families, but a Christmas gift can show them you care. Unwrapped gifts, which allow our staff to choose a gift that truly suits each child, are welcomed.

Call us on 1300 218 935 or email to find out more.

Become a foster carer

There are many types of foster care. You can provide care for a weekend, a few weeks, a few months or even years. You choose the type of care that suits you. What matters most is you can give a child or a young person a safe, nurturing and loving home.

Find out more.