Entries by Naomi Taylor

Outreach back at Warburton

We are excited to have returned to the ADRA Redwood Community Centre for outreach appointments! If you are experiencing homelessness, or at risk of homelessness around the Yarra Valley, we are here to offer support and advice. Just give us a ring on 9760 6400 and let us know if you’d prefer to see us at Lilydale, […]

Supporting young people in crisis

“Your help today has meant so much; Anchor really seems to have options for young people in crisis to live a better life, makes me smile!”- A big part of what we do at Anchor is working with young people to make sure they have a safe place to live their best life, so hearing […]

Client Feedback

We love hearing feedback from people we’ve worked with, like this great result: “They (Anchor Housing Support team) helped me to think about what I want for myself, what my goals are and how I can achieve those goals. Without their help I wouldn’t have got to the place I am at now.”. If you’d […]

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. If you are currently caring for a child in an arrangement like this, please contact us to find out about our Kinship Care groups- http://www.anchor.org.au/upcoming-events/

National Children’s Week 2018

The theme of this year’s Children’s Week promotes UNCRC Article 12 insisting that “Children’s views and opinions are respected. They have the right to express those views freely in all matters affecting the child and the right to be heard.” We’d like to remind every child that you have the right to give your opinion, […]

Our latest news!

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Annual Report 2017-2018

We are proud to release our 2017-2018 Annual Report, highlighting many of our key achievements from over the last financial year. To view a copy online, click here.  Alternatively, if you would like a hard copy, please contact us on 8761 9040. or email us.

“In Your Own Words”

If you are a young person with an out-of-home care experience, the Commission for Children & Young People wants to hear from you. This is an opportunity for Victorian children and young people to share their stories to create positive change to the care system.

World Mental Health Day & World Homeless Day

Not all people experiencing homelessness have a mental health condition, and not everyone living with a mental health condition will find themselves homeless, but there is no denying that the two overlap for some. If you are experiencing homelessness in the Yarra Ranges Shire Anchor can assist with a variety of referrals, including organisations that […]

Lauren at HoMie

Lauren had a great time today with Nick and Ellen from HoMie. This amazing social enterprise use their profits to support young people experiencing homelessness or hardship. There may be some exciting times ahead as we continue to talk about how Anchor and Homie can work together to connect young people and fabulous learning and […]