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Support, guidance and 'things to do' to assist you, your family and others in your community stay well during the coronavirus pandemic.


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  • Cafs Annual Report 2019/2020 now available for download

    Cafs Annual Report 2019/2020 is now available for download from our website. The Annual Report's front cover features a striking piece of art by local artist Steph Cartledge, showcasing our five diversity themes - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTIQ+ community, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people of all abilities, and those of all religions and religious backgrounds. Read more

  • Gambling and gaming panel discussion 21 October

    Keeping you and your kids safer online is the aim of a free event covering online gaming and gambling being held as part of Gambling Harm Awareness Week. Read more

  • Now open in Central Highlands

    The Orange Door in Central Highlands will deliver crucial support for adults, young people and children in need, including risk assessment, safety planning and crisis assistance, as well as crucial links to services for ongoing support, bringing together workers from specialist family violence, child and family, Aboriginal and men’s services. Read more


  • Gambler's Harm Awareness

    Cyber gambling, online gaming and your digital wellbeing online event for Gambler's Harm Awareness week. Read more

  • Cafs' Annual General Meeting

    Join us at our 2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday, 15 October at 5.30pm. This meeting will be held virtually and all attendees must first RSVP through our website. Read more

  • Legacy Centre Tours

    Tours of our Legacy Centre are on hold until further notice. Read more