Entries by Fiona Nicholls

Perseverance pays off!

The current rental market is tough, but perseverance can pay off! Here’s a great client story to start your week 🙂 Two sisters presented to Anchor in November last year; they were facing eviction from their home as the owner had decided to sell. They shared their story of coming to Australia at a young […]

Our Voice, Our Health- A Photovoice Exhibition

On now at Box Hill Institute Lilydale Lakeside (in the foyer at the Lilydale library). This collection of photos, taken by local young people highlights their experiences in regards to health and well-being, and the influences of housing instability. The exhibition is a powerful snapshot in to some of the lives of youth in the […]

Help needed for Support for Young Families program

Our Support for Young Families program was made possible by philanthropic generosity. Over the last 12 months Anchor has independently invested significant resources. Unfortunately we know that there are many more opportunities we are unable to provide due to lack of funding. We need help to continue to change lives for many years to come. […]

Our Child Safe Commitment Statement

At Anchor, we are committed to the safety and well-being of all children and young people participating in our programs and the welfare of the children in our care will always be our first priority. We aim to create a culturally safe and child friendly environment.

Merry Christmas from Anchor Lilydale!

We had a great afternoon at our annual family Christmas Party today!  Thanks to all of the organisations and individuals that supported us, and helped to bring some festive fun to local families.  We hope that all of our guests had a great time- we sure did!

Thanks to our wonderful Volunteers!

Each and every single day, we are so thankful for our amazing team of Fosters Carers. Today, on International Volunteer Day, we would like to acknowledge and thank them for their tremendous commitment to providing care for local children needing a safe place to call home.

Help us find a ‘Forever Home’

We have three children who *urgently* require a foster home. Have you ever considered becoming a foster carer? Do you live in the Dandenong Ranges area? Could you open your heart and your home so that these three children have a safe and secure place to call their own? Help us find their ‘Forever Family’. […]

Thanks Bellbirds!

A big shout out to Bellbird Ladies Golf Club Inc. who have been supporting the work of Anchor for many years. They have just made a donation that will make a difference to a vulnerable person in our community. Thanks Bellbirds!

Join our Kinship Care team

We are looking for an experienced Case Manager to join our Kinship Care team. Kinship Care is defined as care that is provided by relatives or a member of a child’s social network when a child is unable or cannot live with their birth parent(s). Details here…