For information about ACU see www.acu.edu.au

ACU
115 Victoria Parade
Fitzroy 3065
Tel:    03 9953 3062
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CatholicCare Melbourne provides support, counselling and information for all welfare issues, individual or family related. Their core vision centres around drawing all people into the fullness of life as individuals, families, communities and especially those suffering from poverty and disadvantage. Their mission and services put the spotlight on the following areas:-

- Family and Relationship Counselling

- Refugee and Settlement

- Clemente Fitzroy Program - partnering with Australian Catholic University to offer tertiary level education for those who are significantly disadvantaged.

- African Dads and Kids Community Program

Mary of the Cross Centre is a Fitzroy based branch of CatholicCare Family Services that works with the community of Melbourne to assist it in dealing with the harmful effects of drug and alcohol abuse.

In particular, the Centre works with and cares for families, and culturally and linguistically diverse communities. Their work is with and for all people, irrespective of religion, race, cultural background, gender, age, or any other criteria.

       Specialties include:-

  • Family Alcohol and other Drug Counselling
  • Clemente Program
  • HIV Ministry and Support network
  • Supported playgroups
  • Community Education and Development
  • Groups for parents affacted by family AOD use
  • Forums and training in schools


For information call their office on (03) 8417 1200 or go to CatholicCare's website at www.ccam.org.au

MacKillop Family Services is a Catholic community agency that exists to support, foster hope, and promote justice for children, young people and families especially those who have experienced distress, disadvantage and abuse.

In 1997, MacKillop Family Services was formed by our three founding congregations - the Sisters of Mercy, the Christian Brothers and the Sisters of St Joseph. MacKillop is now a leading provider of integrated services to children, young people and families.

For more information contact MacKillop Family Services and see their website.
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Tel: 9699 9177
www.mackillop.org.au

Missionaries of Charity, have a Home of Compassion that provides homeless support services for women and emergency accommodation for women and their children.
101 Gore Street, Fitzroy, 3065
Tel: 9415 1010
The Missionaries of Charity have a Home of Mercy that provides homeless support and night shelter for homeless men.
69 George Street, Fitzroy, 3065.
Tel: 9417 1704

Daughters of Charity, run St Mary’s House of Welcome, “Standing with the disadvantaged, providing support, solutions and inspirations to those in need.” Food, shelter, education, entertainment and companionship are available in a safe and friendly environment.
165 – 169 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy, Vic, 3065
Tel: 03 9417 6497
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W: www.smhw.org.au

Daughters of Charity provide disability services through Marillac House Ltd.
Tel: 9591 6400
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www.marillac.com.au
Depaul House, providing a residential drug withdrawal service at no cost to the individual.
9 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy, Vic, 3065
Tel: 03 9288 2624
Matthew Talbot Soup Van, run by the Society of St Vincent de Paul, provides free food every day of the year, and it parks at All Saints Church, King William Street, Fitzroy at about 7.45pm to 8pm.
Tel: 03 9895 5800 (Business Hours)
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St Vincent de Paul Mobile Conference, offering food and clothing to those in need in the Fitzroy area with compassion and care, remembering that Christ identified Himself with the poor: “Whatever you did to the least of these my brothers, you did it to me.” (Matt.25.40)
176 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy, 3065
Tel: Gavin O’Connor (President) 9419 3072
www.svdp-vic.org.au
St Vincent de Paul Centres offer migrants, asylum seekers and refugee support services.
Tel: 9895 5800
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www.svdp-vic.org.au
The Way Community provides supportive accommodation to men over the age of forty who are homeless. It also has an outreach program and provides homeless support services.
50 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy, 3065
Tel: Jill on 9417 4898
Headquarters of the Catholic Women’s League, offering short term accommodation as well as conference and meeting room facilities.
132 – 134 Nicholson Street, Fitzroy, Vic, 3065.
Tel: 03 9417 3379