Entries by Naomi Taylor

Youth and Child & Family strategic goal update

Our 2018- 2021 Strategic Plan acknowledges the ongoing need for safe, nurturing homes for children and young people throughout our community. Anchor is proud to be part of the Brighter Futures program, with our Community Connectors building networks to support young people leaving care.  Our Youth Development and Child & Family teams continue to support […]

Housing Support strategic goal update

We are now well into our first year of Anchor’s 2018- 2021 Strategic Plan! Our Tiny Homes Australia project, the Rapid Response program (in conjunction with Yarra Ranges Council) and supporting Stable One, are all examples of our commitment to being a catalyst for the development of housing for vulnerable people. Our community continues to […]

Youth Ambassadors wanted!

Brighter Futures is an exciting initiative supporting young people with an Out-of-Home care experience. We are looking for Youth Ambassadors to share their positive leaving-care stories and help us improve the care system. If you would like to know more about this awesome opportunity, send us a DM or hit up Luke at Create Foundation […]

Homelessness increasing (2016 Census)

We know that these numbers keep growing. More people than ever are experiencing homelessness. Victoria’s housing crisis (including a lack of safe, affordable accommodation) and family violence are the top causes of homelessness. To learn more, check out VincentCare‘s research that helps break down some of the housing challenges facing our communities (https://vincentcare.org.au/…/housing-hom…/about-homelessness).

Meeting with Jackson Taylor MP

Thanks very much to Jackson Taylor MP for spending some time with us today. We love what we do, and it is always great to share our insights and experiences with other locals. If you’d like to learn more about Anchor Inc give us a call on 8761 9040, or send us a message.

Tiny Homes launch in 2019

2019 is going to be the year that we launch our Tiny Homes to help address the local housing crisis! We are receiving great support from a number of businesses, but we still have a way to go to deliver these homes. If you would like to make a tax-deductible donation to get these homes […]

Thank you City Life!

Our teams have been extremely busy spreading Christmas cheer over the past couple of weeks. Thanks to the generosity of everyone at City Life Church we have been able to bring joy to many local children, who may otherwise not have received a gift this year. Thank you City Life for your ongoing support. Merry […]

LIFT program, thanks to Knox Council

We are looking forward to continuing our L.I.F.T. Project next year, thanks to Knox City Council and their Community Development Fund Grant Program. L.I.F.T stands for Learning, Inspiration, Family and Timeout, supporting Foster Carers in their roles and providing ongoing opportunities including education, school holiday activities, family gatherings, carer events, mentoring program, guest speakers & […]

Food donations for local families

If you are looking for a way to help someone this holiday season, here is a quick & easy idea! Grab a “blue bag” and fill it with groceries that we can pass on to a local family. The food doesn’t have to be festive or fancy, but items that can help create simple meals […]