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Caroline Chisholm Society

Contact

Name: Helen Cooney

Position: Chief Executive Officer

Email: hcooney@caroline.org.au

Address

1 Darebin Place

Caroline Springs

Melbourne 3023

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Our Mission / Objective

To deliver a range of pregnancy and family support services that respond to the needs of families and support them to achieve and maintain a safe and nurturing environment.

Our Services

  1. Provision of new and pre-loved baby and maternity goods to families to alleviate the impact of poverty,
  2. one-off appointments for counselling and support to empower families, and
  3. ongoing casework to support good parenting while at risk of or facing stress including homelessness, family violence and mental health issues.

Our Beneficiaries

Families, mothers, pregnant women, children, babies

Projects in Progress

‘Keep Caroline Chisholm in Moonee Valley’ designed to help raise $3m for a new home for the pregnancy and family support service. The site at 977 Mount Alexander Road, Essendon is being renovated to become two-storey, and includes:

  • a large multifunctional space for social support groups, cooking classes, volunteering and storage, sorting and cleaning of new and pre-loved goods.
  • secure and private office space for counsellors and case workers to meet with clients, and
  • a warm and welcoming reception space with space for volunteer administrators

Our People

Leadership Team

Helen Cooney – CEO

Mo Connolly – Manager, Pregnancy and Family Services

Maria Panzera – Manager, Finance & Property

Sylvana Romagnano – Project and Compliance Officer

 

Names of Board Members

President – Paul Webster,

Vice President – Michael Christie,

Secretary – Phil Gatens,

Assistant Secretary – Frank Smit,

Treasurer – Stephen Mullins,

Number of Employees

20

Number of Volunteers

150

Registration Information

ABN

42 005 066 919

Tax Deductible

Yes

How to help us

Wills and Bequests

You may be interested in contributing to CCS through full membership and participation in our fundraising and promotional events. All donations $2.00 & over are tax deductible.

You may be in a position to make provision for the Society’s work in your Will.

http://www.givenow.com.au/otherways

 

General Donations

You may be interested in contributing to CCS through full membership and participation in our fundraising and promotional events.

We accept online donations  http://www.givenow.com.au/carolinechisholmsociety

We accept new or in good condition pre-loved babies’ and toddlers’ clothing, nursery equipment, toys, books and maternity wear and household groceries.

Work with us

Volunteer with us

Volunteers – In Melbourne and Shepparton play an integral role in the work of the Society, working across all levels of the organisation.

Board members, fundraisers, knitters, material aid sorters and repairers, administrative and duty workers, all of these roles are undertaken by volunteers who display remarkable empathy, commitment, enthusiasm and energy.

http://www.carolinechisholmsociety.com.au/volunteer.htm

Our Mission / Objective

To deliver a range of pregnancy and family support services that respond to the needs of families and support them to achieve and maintain a safe and nurturing environment.

Our Services

  1. Provision of new and pre-loved baby and maternity goods to families to alleviate the impact of poverty,
  2. one-off appointments for counselling and support to empower families, and
  3. ongoing casework to support good parenting while at risk of or facing stress including homelessness, family violence and mental health issues.

Our Beneficiaries

Families, mothers, pregnant women, children, babies

Projects in Progress

‘Keep Caroline Chisholm in Moonee Valley’ designed to help raise $3m for a new home for the pregnancy and family support service. The site at 977 Mount Alexander Road, Essendon is being renovated to become two-storey, and includes:

  • a large multifunctional space for social support groups, cooking classes, volunteering and storage, sorting and cleaning of new and pre-loved goods.
  • secure and private office space for counsellors and case workers to meet with clients, and
  • a warm and welcoming reception space with space for volunteer administrators

Our People

Leadership Team

Helen Cooney – CEO

Mo Connolly – Manager, Pregnancy and Family Services

Maria Panzera – Manager, Finance & Property

Sylvana Romagnano – Project and Compliance Officer

 

Names of Board Members

President – Paul Webster,

Vice President – Michael Christie,

Secretary – Phil Gatens,

Assistant Secretary – Frank Smit,

Treasurer – Stephen Mullins,

Number of Employees

20

Number of Volunteers

150

Registration Information

ABN

42 005 066 919

Tax Deductible

Yes

How to Help us

Wills and Bequests

You may be interested in contributing to CCS through full membership and participation in our fundraising and promotional events. All donations $2.00 & over are tax deductible.

You may be in a position to make provision for the Society’s work in your Will.

http://www.givenow.com.au/otherways

 

General Donations

You may be interested in contributing to CCS through full membership and participation in our fundraising and promotional events.

We accept online donations  http://www.givenow.com.au/carolinechisholmsociety

We accept new or in good condition pre-loved babies’ and toddlers’ clothing, nursery equipment, toys, books and maternity wear and household groceries.

Work with us

Volunteer with us

Volunteers – In Melbourne and Shepparton play an integral role in the work of the Society, working across all levels of the organisation.

Board members, fundraisers, knitters, material aid sorters and repairers, administrative and duty workers, all of these roles are undertaken by volunteers who display remarkable empathy, commitment, enthusiasm and energy.

http://www.carolinechisholmsociety.com.au/volunteer.htm

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