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The wellbeing of children, young people and their families is at the heart of everything we do. Our care is inclusive and
collaborative, and our innovative support programs are specifically designed to meet the needs of our local community.
Children in Care Programs
Active Community Programs
Families Supported Annually


At Cafs, your contribution counts.

We’ve been supporting children and families as a proudly independent organisation for nearly 160 years and, in that time, we have expanded to deliver more than 44 innovative support programs specifically designed to meet the needs of people across the Victorian Central Highlands.

It’s hard to believe that even the smallest donation could make a significant difference to someone experiencing hardship. Just $5 could provide a new outfit from Cafs Thread Together Hub to a person in need.

Your gift, no matter the amount, will help Cafs continue to build a stronger, more resilient community.

Donations* can be made by following the links below.

*Cafs is a registered charity and donations of $2 or more are tax deductible.

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As part of Victorian Law Week Cafs Tenancy Advocacy & Advice Program (TAAP) practitioners will be attending the @creswickneighbourhoodcentre to share information about your rights and responsibilities as a tenant. The Cafs team can provide advocacy and advice for people in private residential tenancy agreements, including rooming house residents and caravan parks.Register now via email to info@cnc.org.au.For more information about Cafs Housing & Homelessness Support visit www.cafs.org.au/housing-support. #housing  #rentals #CafsCares #CaringForCommunity
The team at Cafs will be presenting at @ballarateastneighbourhoodhouse’s Free Information Sessions for Parents and Carers.These sessions are focusing on the prominent issue of When Gaming Meets Gambling.
Monday May 27th
Morning session: 10am - 11:30am
Afternoon Session: 5:30pm - 7pm
Please note that the sessions are the same, so there is no need to register for both sessions.For more info and to register head to Ballarat East NH's website.
DONOR THANKSA big thank you to the Rotary Club of Ballarat and their amazing SpringFest event for the generous donation to Cafs of $6000.This donation will go towards our Thread Together program.We are honoured to be a Community Partner of Springfest and to be the recipient of some of the funds raised by the event.Thank you for your generosity and ongoing support of Cafs.If you would like to make a tax deductible donation to Cafs visit our website or contact thanks@cafs.org.au.
#donate #OurCommunity #CafsCares
It’s IDAHOBIT day!Go rainbow with us today 🌈At Cafs we are proud to be dedicated allies for the LGBTIQA+ community.
We are a proud Rainbow Tick accredited workplace, and have a dedicated working group to guide Cafs LGBTIQA+ Action Plan. We’re also thrilled to be part of @qhubballarat , with our partners @queerspace_drummondstreet and @wellwaysau !#idahobit #idahobit24 #lgbtqia #pridegroup #rainbowworkplace #lgbtiqaAlly
DONOR THANKSA big thank you to Nicole Roberts from SJD Foundation Ballarat for dropping into Cafs last week with a delivery of brand new The Oodie for young people in Cafs Residential Care.  We have no doubt that these will be very well received!!If you would like to make a tax deductible donation to Cafs visit www.cafs.org.au/donating or contact thanks@cafs.org.au.#donate #OurCommunity #CafsCares
We will be at Stockland Wendouree today from 10am to 2pm.Visit us at the Community Hub (near Vodafone) if you’re interested in finding out more information on becoming a foster carer.#Cafs #CafsCares #fosterCare #fostering #volunteer
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