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We are so excited to have received a grant from Alinta Energy which will help us expand the reach of our Crisis Case services to new locations. The grant will help us set up a Crisis Case Depot in Koo Wee Rup, just over 60km from Melbourne’s CBD. Koo Wee Rup is an ideal location […]
The end of the year has been full of recognition for our work. It’s been an incredible end to the year amidst the busy time of organising and wrapping gifts for kids in care! We were so honoured to be recognised with the the Victoria Regional Achievement GOTAFE Community Group Award! This award recognises groups […]
Got a spare fiver? We are holding a raffle to help fund our support and advocacy services. We have some awesome prizes up for grabs and tickets are just $5.Your ticket purchase helps us to provide Crisis Cases and other supports to even more children in out of home care, and their carers. Prize #1 […]
We’re very proud to be a semi-finalist for the GOTAFE Community Group Award, which forms part of the 2020 Victorian Regional Achievement and Community Awards. Fingers crossed for the final announcement on 7 October 2020!
What’s going to make this Christmas awesome for our volunteers? New shelves! We are over the moon to have received funding support from Wellington Shire Council in this year’s Community Assistance Grants round for custom built-in shelves in one of our packing rooms. Every year our volunteers wrap hundreds upon hundreds of Christmas gifts for […]
It’s been a really tough year for so many kids and their carers, but we aren’t going to let that take away the excitement of Christmas! Every year we reach out for your help to make sure kids in foster and kinship care have a wonderful surprise waiting for them under the tree to make […]
We are excited to announce A Better Life for Foster Kids is the recipient of a Loy Yang B Community Partnership Grant. We estimate 90% of children who receive Crisis Cases are removed from their homes as a result of domestic violence. With recent research showing sharp increases in family violence incidents through COVID-19, and […]