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Child & Family Services Ballarat Inc

Contact

Name: Justin Eastcott

Position: General Manager Business Development

Email: justin.eastcott@cafs.org.au

Website: www.cafs.org.au

Address

115 Lydiard St North

Ballarat VIC 3350

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Our Mission / Objective

Our mission is to strengthen and empower individuals, families and communities in order to heal from the oppression of disadvantage, alienation from culture and social connections, and the trauma of abuse and violence.

Our Beneficiaries

Children, young people and families throughout Ballarat and the Central Highlands region of Victoria

Projects in Progress

Our new Kinship Care program assists extended family members raising children.  Donations of clothing, educational expenses and money are very welcome.

Our Refugees Minor program assists unaccompanied refugees aged under 18 with re-settlement, schooling, transport etc.  A financial donation is an investment in these children’s and our multicultural society’s future.

CAFS Heritage program assists those who have been in the care of the Ballarat Orphanage or Ballarat Childrens Home to discover their history.

CAFS Early Childhood Development Centre is a world-leader in research and practice of early childhood intervention for children at risk.  One example is the Growing Together program which offers parenting support and early childhood education to parents with a learning disability. We are currently seeking donations of books, baby needs including nappies, car seats, strollers etc. and general household items to assist these clients.

Visit us at: http://www.cafs.org.au

Our People

CEO

Kevin Zibell, Chief Executive Officer

Leadership Team

Fiona White – Manager Placement and Support Services

Marlene Butler – Manager Family  Services

Michael Brandenburg – Manager Commonwealth & Family Violence Programs

Jacqui Marshall – Manager Homelessness & Community Services

Shane Callahan – Manager Corporate Services.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Names of Board Members

  • President- Ian Crook
  • Vice President- Dr Matthew Gibney Jnr
  • Vice President- Shane Strachan
  • Treasurer- Greg Jakob

Number of Employees

198

Number of Volunteers

170

Registration Information

ABN

83786843940

Tax Deductible

Yes

How to help us

Wills and Bequests

CAFS relies greatly on both voluntary and financial assistance from members of the community in order to maintain our extensive range of services and programs. Your donation is a personal investment in the future of our community!

We can assist with making a donation in your will.  Please visit us at: http://www.cafs.org.au or phone : 03 5337 3333

General Donations

We welcome donations to any of our extensive programs.  Call us to talk about how we can tailor your donation to your interests.

Phone: 03 5337 3333 or visit us at: http://www.cafs.org.au

Other support

Wozzle’s Wearhouse is truly a community project. Pre-loved goods donated by the community are processed by community volunteers and sold to the community. Funds raised support many vital CAFS programs to assist those in the community at risk.Every dollar earned is a dollar returned to the community. You can assist by donating goods at anyWozzles Wearhouse green bins. These are located at the following locations: Alfredton: Sturt and Longley Streets Curtis Street Carpark Grenville Street Market St adjacent to CAFS side entrance Pleasant Park Shopping Centre Buninyong:Warrenheip Street Hardware Store Delacombe: Greenhalghs Road Wendouree: Howitt Street, outside Wozzle’sWearhouse Operations Centre Howitt St Shopping Centre car park Gillies St Transfer Station, Cnr Ring Road andLearmonth Rd

Work with us

Volunteer with us

Individuals within the community can become involved via donating their time within Wozzles Wearhouse or becoming a Foster Carer. If you are interesting in becoming a Foster Carer please visit our website: http://www.cafs.org.au.

CAFS runs an extensive mentoring program. To make a difference in the life of a child or young person visit uor website: http://www.cafs.org.au or phone: 03 5337 3333

Our Annual Reports

Our Mission / Objective

Our mission is to strengthen and empower individuals, families and communities in order to heal from the oppression of disadvantage, alienation from culture and social connections, and the trauma of abuse and violence.

Our Beneficiaries

Children, young people and families throughout Ballarat and the Central Highlands region of Victoria

Projects in Progress

Our new Kinship Care program assists extended family members raising children.  Donations of clothing, educational expenses and money are very welcome.

Our Refugees Minor program assists unaccompanied refugees aged under 18 with re-settlement, schooling, transport etc.  A financial donation is an investment in these children’s and our multicultural society’s future.

CAFS Heritage program assists those who have been in the care of the Ballarat Orphanage or Ballarat Childrens Home to discover their history.

CAFS Early Childhood Development Centre is a world-leader in research and practice of early childhood intervention for children at risk.  One example is the Growing Together program which offers parenting support and early childhood education to parents with a learning disability. We are currently seeking donations of books, baby needs including nappies, car seats, strollers etc. and general household items to assist these clients.

Visit us at: http://www.cafs.org.au

Our People

CEO

Kevin Zibell, Chief Executive Officer

Leadership Team

Fiona White – Manager Placement and Support Services

Marlene Butler – Manager Family  Services

Michael Brandenburg – Manager Commonwealth & Family Violence Programs

Jacqui Marshall – Manager Homelessness & Community Services

Shane Callahan – Manager Corporate Services.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Names of Board Members

  • President- Ian Crook
  • Vice President- Dr Matthew Gibney Jnr
  • Vice President- Shane Strachan
  • Treasurer- Greg Jakob

Number of Employees

198

Number of Volunteers

170

Registration Information

ABN

83786843940

Tax Deductible

Yes

How to Help us

Wills and Bequests

CAFS relies greatly on both voluntary and financial assistance from members of the community in order to maintain our extensive range of services and programs. Your donation is a personal investment in the future of our community!

We can assist with making a donation in your will.  Please visit us at: http://www.cafs.org.au or phone : 03 5337 3333

General Donations

We welcome donations to any of our extensive programs.  Call us to talk about how we can tailor your donation to your interests.

Phone: 03 5337 3333 or visit us at: http://www.cafs.org.au

Other support

Wozzle’s Wearhouse is truly a community project. Pre-loved goods donated by the community are processed by community volunteers and sold to the community. Funds raised support many vital CAFS programs to assist those in the community at risk.Every dollar earned is a dollar returned to the community. You can assist by donating goods at anyWozzles Wearhouse green bins. These are located at the following locations: Alfredton: Sturt and Longley Streets Curtis Street Carpark Grenville Street Market St adjacent to CAFS side entrance Pleasant Park Shopping Centre Buninyong:Warrenheip Street Hardware Store Delacombe: Greenhalghs Road Wendouree: Howitt Street, outside Wozzle’sWearhouse Operations Centre Howitt St Shopping Centre car park Gillies St Transfer Station, Cnr Ring Road andLearmonth Rd

Work with us

Volunteer with us

Individuals within the community can become involved via donating their time within Wozzles Wearhouse or becoming a Foster Carer. If you are interesting in becoming a Foster Carer please visit our website: http://www.cafs.org.au.

CAFS runs an extensive mentoring program. To make a difference in the life of a child or young person visit uor website: http://www.cafs.org.au or phone: 03 5337 3333

Our Annual Reports

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