Our Vision

Every child, young person and family can overcome disadvantage and achieve their full potential.

Our Purpose

To ensure every child, young person and family experiencing disadvantage can obtain the support they need to have a safe and stable home, thrive and achieve their goals in life.


Our Theory of Change

We focus on quality and safety to improve outcomes for the people we support and drive trusted partnerships. This creates new opportunities, increases our impact and enables sustainable growth that is underpinned by skilled staff and a positive organisational culture.

Our Values

Our Communities


Yarra Ranges
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.