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Family Life has a proven suite of Creating Capable Communities programs which demonstrate we can empower parents and residents to lead change and to meet the needs of children.

Creating Capable Communities

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Creating Capable Communities with Family Life

Children and families can face significant challenges to their health and safety if their environment is unsafe.

To combat this, Family Life works closely with families, neighbourhoods and broader communities to improve safety and well-being. We do this through our program, Creating Capable Communities.

Below is a list of services offered through this initiative.

Breakfast Club

We offer children a healthy breakfast and some snacks to take to school, while encouraging them to build relationships with other families and learn healthy habits.

Lunch For Everyone

Children can struggle with their school work if they miss meals and go hungry. Family Life supports local volunteers to offer cooked meals to their school communities once a week.

Healthy Little Rainbows

Do you lack the time or the money to purchase fresh produce? This program provides low-cost groceries to families and parents who need it.

After School Club

Getting a child to sit down and talk with someone about the challenges they face is not easy. Our After School Club can help your child open up in a supportive and encouraging environment.

Supported Playgroups

If you can’t access traditional community support groups, our Community Houses offer positive learning environments for the whole family. While you and your child take part in early learning activities, we can also provide you with parenting information.

Creating Capable Leaders

Creating Capable Leaders engages individuals to come together in an eight week skill building program culminating in a collaborative effort to achieve a solution to a local problem. Read more here

Young Leaders for Change

Using digital technology, we empower young people to explore issues and work through problems that affect their communities. This program encourages younger generations to be future leaders. Read more here

Community Bubs

Becoming a parent can be challenging. Whether you’re worried about pregnancy or child rearing, our Community Bubs program can help. Read more here.

Community/family events

Come along to our many community events and make a connection to your local neighbourhood.

Community Houses

Do you need a safe space to socialise, participate in playgroups or learn about community services? Visit our Community Houses in Hampton East and Sandringham.

If you want to find out more, make sure you contact us. Email info@familylife.co.au or call (03) 8599 5433.

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