Entries by Naomi Taylor

Certificate 1- Developing Independence

Anchor’s Youth Development Services integrates housing, education, training and employment for young people aged 16 to 25 years of age. We focus on positive outcomes through skills such as goal setting, planning accessing housing and dealing with conflict and change. As part of our ‘Support for Young People’ program, we support youth to complete Certificate […]


We had a great day hosting HICSA’s community lunch today! To celebrate Victorian Youth Week, we welcomed some young people to help coordinate the occasion, and learn valuable skills in event management, catering and community engagement along the way- Congrats on all of your efforts! Thanks also to our staff, and the team from Box […]

Brighter Futures Transformation Pilot

The “Brighter Futures Transformation Pilot” is an initiative that comes from a collaboration of the Outer Eastern Melbourne Children and Youth Area Partnership. With representatives from many local organisations and groups, the partnership aims to improve outcomes for children and young people at-risk of entering in, and transitioning from, Out-of-Home-Care. Our “Community Connectors” work with […]

Youth feedback

We love working with local young people and seeing them grow more confident and empowered to be their best selves! This recent feedback demonstrates the impact Anchor can have, and we couldn’t be more proud! “I will forever be in debt of the wonderful team supporting young people in housing crisis. Peter and Frances were […]

Family Reconciliation

Our “Family Reconciliation” program provides counselling for families with young people between the ages of 15-25 years to resolve present and past conflict. Our specialised practitioner works alongside families to rebuild relationships through regular therapy sessions. This program often complements other services offered by Anchor, once again providing an integrated approach to local youth.

Youth Development Services

Every young person deserves a safe and secure home to grow up in. Anchor’s integrated approach addresses often complex needs and circumstances so that young people experiencing, or at risk of homelessness, can learn, develop and thrive. We help find different types of accommodation and support for people including families with young children, youth that […]

Victorian Youth Week 2019

Today marks the first day of Victorian Youth Week 2019; a celebration of young people (aged 12–25). We will be taking this opportunity to spread the word about all the ways we work with local young people to help them become their best selves. Keep a look out for activities in your area, as the […]

Kinship Care Groups

For children who can’t live with their own immediate family, the preferred option is sometimes to live with someone they know, such as an extended family member- this is referred to as Kinship Care. If you know someone currently caring for a child, Anchor can provide help ranging from initial assistance to ongoing support. With […]

Bridget Vallence MP- Member for Evelyn

Thanks to Bridget Vallence MP- Member for Evelyn for meeting with Heidi and Mark. We love being able to raise awareness about the needs of our community and the many ways we offer support. If you’d like to learn more about Anchor Inc give us a call on 8761 9040, or send us a message.

Welcome to our new Chairperson!

We are excited to welcome our new Chairperson this morning! Anchor’s Board of Management and staff are pleased to welcome Phillip Campbell as our new Chairperson. Click here to learn more about Phillip, and his vast experience that will ensure that Anchor remains in a strong position to take advantage of future opportunities. If you would like […]