About Us

Family Life has been working with vulnerable children, families and communities since 1970. At the core of our organisation is our vision to build capable communities, strong families and thriving children.

About Us

Transforming lives for stronger communities

Every family deserves to live in a safe and supportive community.

Everything we do supports this through our family and individual support services, community strengthening programs, a network of op shops, a vibrant engaged volunteer community and passionate skilled staff.

We strive to develop innovative solutions to achieve our vision of capable communities, strong families and thriving children.

We are proudly purpose-driven, independent and not for profit.

Family Life is a registered organisation with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC).

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Our Vision, Purpose & Values

Through effective services, support and connections, Family Life’s vision is to enable children, young people and families to thrive in caring communities.

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Our People

Living our values of Respect, Inclusion, Community and Empowerment.

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Our Strategic Plan

Family Life has a strong vision for the organisation over the next three years.

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Reports & Financial Services

See the impact of Family Life’s work. Our annual report is a comprehensive review of our activities throughout the preceding year, including our financial performance.

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Innovation Timeline

Family Life is an independent community organisation with a strong history of addressing community needs through innovation, delivering measurable social change and impact.

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Our History

Family Life was founded in 1970 by a concerned and caring group of citizens wanting to help families in the southern Bayside suburbs of Melbourne.

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Family Life Foundation

Support the Family Life Foundation to help Family Life secure happy, healthy and safe futures for children, families and our community.

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Partnerships for Innovation

Family Life has a strong history of collaboration with like-minded organisations who are committed to improved outcomes for families, children and young people .

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Acknowledgements by Family Life, and all the individuals who make up our organisation.

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