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Family Life Welcomes New CEO

April 6, 2020

Family Life Board of Directors are pleased to announce the commencement of Allison Wainwright as the new Chief Executive Officer of Family Life. Allison commences

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Family Life Implores the Local Community to Dig Deep

March 31, 2020

Long-term Family Life CEO, Jo Cavanagh OAM, is urging the local community to use their strength to get through these troubling times and to dig

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Family Life Service Changes

March 24, 2020

With the escalation of COVID-19 Family Life has been assessing and responding to Government announcements and restrictions and have adjusted our service delivery

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New CEO Steps Up as Family Life Celebrates 50 Year Milestone

March 5, 2020

Leading Victorian community services organisation Family Life is preparing to welcome a new Chief Executive Officer as it celebrates 50 years of service to the

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International Women’s Day Breakfast

February 4, 2020

Join us for the International Women’s Day Breakfast on Thursday March 5th. This is a joint project between Rotary Brighton North and Rotary Melbourne. Family

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Donating to the Bushfire Disaster Appeal

January 3, 2020

Family Life is in touch with authorities to offer our support for those impacted by the recent bushfires in Victoria. In response to requests from

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Tootgarook Services Update – 2020

December 19, 2019

Family Life owned and operated Tootgarook Community house for seven years.  Whilst operating, the house provided a safe and relaxed place for local people to

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New Patron – Malcolm Parks

December 6, 2019

Family Life is delighted to announce the appointment of Malcolm Parks OAM to the position of Patron. Malcolm has been involved with the work of


Navigating holiday separation

October 30, 2019

The Christmas and holiday period should be one of fun and joy, but for many families who are seperated or divorced, this period can be

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2018-19 Performance and Impact Report

October 16, 2019

Family Life’s Impact and Strategy Team has recently released the 2018/19 Performance and Impact Report. This comprehensive document has been produced to provide an overview

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Shopping for a good cause that’ll put a Spring in your step

August 26, 2019

Spring is here and whilst that brings to mind longer days and hayfever for some, many Baysiders will be thinking about their wardrobe. Just as

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Being a 50+ Woman Is Risky Business

August 16, 2019

On 15 August Family Life officially launched the Catch Up 4 Women program at Cheltenham Op Shop. Close to 70 guests attended the launch where

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