MacKillop Family Services

MacKillop Family Services is a leading provider of specialist support services to vulnerable and disadvantaged children, young people and their families in Melbourne, Geelong, Warrnambool, western Sydney and southern New South Wales. MacKillop exists to help children and young people at risk by giving them support, security and stability. Each young person is protected, nurtured and given the chance to build a bright future through our programs which include: • Foster Care and Residential Care • Disability Services • Refugee Services • Youth Support • Education and Training • Family Support • Heritage and Information Services MacKillop is moving towards becoming a registered Sanctuary Organisation. Sanctuary is a clinical and organisational model which recognises the inherent vulnerability of all individuals and social systems to adversity, loss and change. In confronting this unavoidable aspect of the human condition, the Sanctuary model responds with a core belief that every individual and system has the capacity to transcend this vulnerability and overcome the impact of these potentially traumatic experiences.


Agency Head

Micaela Cronin, CEO


237 Cecil St , South Melbourne, VIC, 3205, Australia


(03) 9699 9177



  • Children's Services (includes Foster Care)
  • Community Building
  • Disability
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug & Alcohol
  • Alternative learning options for young people who are disengaged or at risk of disengaging from mainstream schooling.
  • Family & Relationships Services
  • Family Relationship Centre
  • Housing & Homelessness
  • Refugees and Asylum Seekers
  • Indigenous
  • Marriage & Relationships
  • Mental Health Support
  • Policy/Advocacy/Research
  • Out of Home Care
  • Vocational Programs
  • Youth Services