Home-start supports families (with at least one child under five years) in the Newcastle and East Lake Macquarie areas.
Our Program Coordinator links trained volunteers with a family.
Volunteers work on a one-to-one basis and provide practical support and friendship to a family through regular home visits.
Volunteers are selected for their parenting experience, caring attitudes and ability to relate to others.
The SNUG program provides retreats for families caring for a child with a rare health condition.
SNUG is coordinated through the Family Action Centre at The University of Newcastle and is funded by the Steve Waugh Foundation.
Hunter Outreach Program is a unique mobile support service offering a range of activities & assistance to families in the lower Hunter region of NSW. All services are offered free to families who require some extra support.
We work to build upon existing community and family strengths by fostering positive family and community relationships.
The Deadly Dads project is a three-year collaboration between FAC and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Healing Foundation and two Schools as Community Centres at Fennel Bay and Irrawang Public Schools.