Anchor

The point of it all

Our vision is to create a safe, secure and enriching environment in which every member of our community can thrive.

Our community, our focus

  • According to the 2016 Census the residential population of Yarra Ranges Council is 155,312. In 2016 Anchor provided 6,579 episodes of housing and support services (compared to 3,312 in 2015).
  • In Knox City Council, there are more than 32,000 children under 18 years old. In 2015–16, Anchor facilitated 847 placements of children in our out-of-home care programs.
  • Homelessness in Maroondah City Council is around 30 in 10,000 and the official population as of the 30th June 2016, is 114,979.

We assist individuals at all stages of life by:

  • helping people achieve a safe and secure place to live

  • encouraging nurturing environments for children and young people

  • supporting education and life-long learning.