Entries by Naomi Taylor

Talking Foster Care with Yarra Valley FM

We’re celebrating Foster Care Week, spreading the word about caring in our community. Thanks to Yarra Valley FM 99.1 for hosting Jenny and Desiree today, as they chatted about how Anchor is helping local children find safe homes. We loved sharing some insights in to the world of foster care as we acknowledge #FosterCareWeek19 #ValueofCarers

Foster Care Week 2019

Today marks the beginning of Foster Care Week 2019. We love the theme “The Value of Carers”, because these people are absolutely priceless! Over the next seven days, we’ll be sharing some insights in to Foster Care at Anchor, so stay tuned! Remember, if you’ve ever considered becoming a Foster Carer, we are here to […]


We have welcomed our 1000th “liker” on Facebook! Thank you to each and every follower that helps us spread the word about Anchor! We love sharing all of the great work our staff do, so if there is anything you’d like to hear more about just let us know!

Fun at Birmingham Primary School

Talia and Tara had a fantastic time meeting some Grade 6 students at Birmingham Primary School recently. The group discussed homelessness in our community and how everyone can help solve the problem. If your group would like to learn more about Anchor and what we do, just send us a message!

Thank you Pets of the Homeless!

When one of our clients rescued a neglected mother dog and her puppies, we called on Pets Of The Homeless Australia to facilitate some extra support. We gratefully received five bags of puppy food plus a box of canned food, all of which were passed on to help the dogs gain weight. This was a […]

The Good Crowd

If you love to share your opinions, check out The Good Crowd. Sign up to have your say on various topics and make a difference while you do it! You choose your interests and how often you’d like to participate, then Anchor receives funds every time you complete a survey.  Simply follow this link to […]

Homelessness Myth #6

Every person in our community has the power to help end homelessness. Speak to your local representatives, dispel a myth or stigma, sign the Everybody’s Home petition, or check out our website to help us support our community: http://www.anchor.org.au/how-can-you-help/ Thank you to everyone that helped us spread the word about Homelessness Week and the issues […]

Homelessness Myth #5

Homelessness helps us to raise awareness around the challenges facing our community. This issue is affecting more and more people in our area. We need more affordable housing now to help ensure everyone in our community can have a safe place to sleep. #HomelessnessWeek2019

Homelessness Myth #4

Just because you can’t see people, doesn’t mean they’re not there. We have more people experiencing homelessness in our community (Eastern metro region) than in Melbourne’s CBD. We can offer referrals and assistance with crisis accommodation to locals- just give us a call on 9760 6400.