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Family Support and Connect

Family Connect and Support helps vulnerable children, young people and families in NSW connect with local support services.

Family Connect and Support connects families with the right services and support to help them overcome challenges they may be facing. 

This may include:

  • Parenting challenges
  • Financial stress
  • Substance abuse 
  • Family breakdown
  • Housing issues
  • Mental health
  • Domestic and family violence

The service is funded by the NSW government, and is free and voluntary.

54 reasons, the name Save the Children’s work here in Australia is delivered under, provides Family Connect and Support services in Murrumbidgee including the regional centres of Wagga Wagga, Albury-Wodonga and Griffith. Our team consists of six highly skilled social workers and senior practitioners who can help families access the support they need to make positive changes. 

Find out more by downloading this brochure.

Using the service

We welcome families from all cultures and backgrounds, lands, and communities within the Murrumbidgee region. If you live in another region of NSW and would like to utilise the FCS service, you can find your local provider here

If you would like to use the Murrumbidgee FCS service or refer a client, please complete and return our referral form

Anyone can make a referral, and families can self-refer if they wish to use the service.

For support and enquiries, please contact Murrumbidgee FCS on 1300 180 891 or at fcs.murrumbidgee@54reasons.org.au.

New name, same mission

New name, same mission

In 2022 we revealed a new name for our work in Australia – 54 reasons. The children we work with asked for something accessible, relevant, playful and engaging. The name is inspired by the 54 articles in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Our services continue to support children and young people to learn, grow, dream big, feel safe and supported. 
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