Children’s services meet the needs of young children in our community, ensuring they receive the care they need and are connected to culture.
Services include –
Aboriginal Family Led Decision Making (AFLDM)
Encourages Family Members, extended Family, Elders, other significant people in the child’s life and when appropriate, the child and /or young person to get together, make decisions and a plan that promotes the safety and well-being of children and young people who are involved in the Child Protection system. All Aboriginal Children who have become involved with, or at risk of entering the Child Protection system can access culturally appropriate support and advocacy.
Regional Family Violence Services
Provides a culturally sensitive, safe confidential, professional advocacy and support services to Indigenous women and children living in South West Victoria who have experienced or are affected by Family Violence.
- Personal Support
- Court Support
- Crisis accommodation
Referrals to: Housing , Legal Advice, Income Support, Financial Counseling
Out of Home Care
The aim of our Out of Home Care program is support Aboriginal children in out of home care by connecting the with culture and community.
Cradle to Kinder
Cultural Support Planner
Our cultural support planner works with individuals in out of home care, to provide them with a plan for connecting to culture.
Koori Pre School