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News & Events

  • 2017 Cheryl Flanagan Foster Care Award

    The 2017 Cheryl Flanagan Foster Care Award was presented on Friday 8 September at the BCYF Foster Carer thank you morning tea, held as part of the organisations Foster Care Week celebrations. Now in its 4th year, the annual award honours the memory of Cheryl Flanagan whose...
  • Street Surfer Bus

    Wednesday 17th May saw the launch of BCYF”S Street Surfer Bus in partnership with Adroit Insurance Group, Geelong Community Foundation and the Geelong Cats. The Street Surfer Bus has had a significant presence in the community since 2010, under founding agency Barwon Youth. However, it...
  • Resilient Kids Geelong

    Resilient Kids Geelong aims to create a community that supports families to develop resilient children.   Resilience is defined, as ‘the capacity people have to cope, learn and thrive in the face of change, challenge or adversity’ (Ref. Department of Education and Training...
  • Barwon Child, Youth & Family - Strategic Plan 2017-2020

    Today, Barwon Child, Youth & Family launched its new Strategic Plan 2017-2020.  The event held at the Cats Community Centre, provided an overview of our new Strategic direction to our partners, funders and other community stakeholders. The Plan is a culmination of many months of...

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