Those we have helped

62 different charitable organisations have received funding from Trinity Families since its inception, sharing in about $1.4 million to run programs to aid families.
Here is a summary of those charities we have helped.

2017

  • $50,000, CatholicCare, family counselling at Pakenham and Sale.
  • $15,000, Hope Restart Centre, Bairnsdale, new alcohol and drug rehabilitation centre. 
  • $13,000, Olivia’s Place, Warragul, mentoring program for families.
  • $7500, Remar Australia, Nyora, residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation.
  • $6500, A Better Life for Foster Kids,  provide basic needs for foster children.
  • $6000, FareShare Australia, extension of meals for the needy program into other areas of Gippsland.
  • $5000, Baw Baw Combined Churches Food Bank, Warragul.
  • $4750, OTIS Foundation, time-out accommodation at Inverloch for breast cancer patients.
  • $2000, Theodora’s Cheerful Givers, Morwell, food for disadvantaged families and breakfast club, $2000.

2016

  • $60,000, CatholicCare Gippsland, family counselling in Sale and Pakenham.
  • $20,000, Olivia's Place, Warragul, mentyoring program for families.
  • $10,000, Barrier Breakers, Traralgon, employ advocate to combat problem gambling.
  • $10,000, FareShare, providing free meals to needy in Gippsland.
  • $8000, Cardinia Combined Churches Caring, crisis support for families in need.
  • $7500, Youth InSearch Foundation, support for youth ast risk.
  • $5000, Baw Baw Combined Churches Foodbank, food items for the needy.
  • $4000, Gippsland Women's Health, transport and accomodation support for breast cancer patients.
  • $4000, A Better Life for Foster Kids, providing basic needs for foster children.

2015

  • $60,000, CatholicCare Gippsland, family counselling in Sale and Pakenham.
  • $15,000, Remar Australia, drug and alcohol rehabilitation program, Nyora.
  • $10,000, Gippsland Carers' Association, to set up support groups in East and South Gippsland.
  • $10,000, A Better Life for Foster Kids, providing basic needs for children being fostered out for the first time.
  • $10,000, FareShare, providing free meals to needy in Gippsland area.
  • $8280, Warrina Counselling, early intervention program for young clients in Traralgon area.
  • $7500, Bass Coast Health, pastoral care volunteer program.
  • $4000, Gippsland Women's Health, support for women undergoing treatment for breast cancer.

2014

  • $70,000, CatholicCare Gippsland, family counselling in Sale and Pakenham.
  • $12,000, Lifeline Gippsland, suicide prevention through peer support program.
  • $10,000, Olivia's Place, pregnancy and early parenting support centre, Warragul.
  • $7500, Bass Coast Health, pastoral care volunteer program in Wonthaggi and San Remo.
  • $7500, Good Beginnings Australia, parent-infant health program evaluation in East Gippsland.
  • $6300, Latrobe Regional Hospital, mental health program for new mothers in Latrobe Valley.
  • $5000, South Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault, sexual assault prevention program and victim support service centred on Pakenham.
  • $5000, Theodora House, food for needy and disadvantaged in Morwell.
  • $2500, St Vincent de Paul Pakenham, back to school vouchers for needy families.

2013

  • $80,000, CatholicCare Gippsland, community development program through horticulture.
  • $30,000, Olivia's Place, establish pregnancy and early parenting support centre, Warragul.
  • $8000, Cardinia Combined Churches Caring, youth and family services program.
  • $7720, Warrina Counselling, Traralgon, early intervention program for at risk clients.

2012

  • $63,690, Centacare Gippsland, counselling services
  • $15,000, Gippsland Rotary, outside toilet for disabled at Centenary House, Traralgon West.
  • $10,000, Cardinia Combined Churches Caring, youth and family services program.
  • $7200, Warrina Counselling, Traralgon, early intervention program for at risk clients.
  • $6000, Scope (Vic) Ltd, Warragul, holiday support program for children with disabilities.
  • $3500, ABI, carers education and respite program.
  • $2500, Gippsland Uniting Care, volunteer support program.

2011

  • $60,000, Centacare Gippsland, family & relationship counselling.
  • $8000, St Vincent de Paul Narre Warren, educational expenses.
  • $5000, Gippsland Carers' Association, family carers' network.
  • $5000, St Vincent de Paul Cranbourne, back-to-school expenses.
  • $4680, Berry Street, Happening Families program.
  • $3499, Anglicare, Kinship Care Camp.
  • $3000, Cardinia Combined Churches, Christmas hampers.
  • $3000, Bridge Foundation, education employment & training.
  • $3000, St Vincent de Paul, Berwick, soup van freezer.
  • $2400, Gippsland Uniting Care, CADS activity program.
  • $2000, St Vincent de Paul Berwick, education expenses.

2010

  • $25,000, Centacare Gippsland, family relationship program.
  • $5000, Karinya Counselling Centre, drug, alcohol and relationship counselling
  • $6000, St Vincent de Paul, headquarters, tertiary education scholarship
  • $5000, Good Beginnings Australia, parent education discussion groups
  • $8000, Scope, trailer, leisure breaks, camping getaways
  • $1800, Latrobe Special Development School, social skills program

2009

  • $24,500, Centacare Gippsland, family relationship program
  • $10,000, Gippsland Emergency Relief Fund, bushfire appeal
  • $6010, Good Beginnings Australia, family support
  • $5000, Karinya Counselling Centre, counselling support
  • $5000, St Vincent de Paul, west region, medical equipment loans
  • $3300, Interchange Gippsland, boot camp for volunteers
  • $3000, John Pierce Centre, support for families of deaf
  • $3000, St Vincent de Paul, Cranbourne, Christmas hampers and back-to-school support
  • $2725,  Latrobe Special Development School, breakfast club
  • $2000, St Vincent de Paul, Berwick, assisting with education costs
  • $1600, St Mary's parish, Maffra, dealing with loss and change program
  • $500, Bass Valley Primary School, breakfast club
  • $3000, Salvation Army, Moe, return to school program

2008

  • $20,000, Centacare Gippsland, family relationship program
  • $20,000, Centacare Gippsland, youth leadership program
  • $15,000, Centacare Gippsland, disadvantaged youth program
  • $12,700,  St Vincent de paul, Drouin, storage facilities
  • $7000, Karinya Counselling Services, welfare support
  • $7000, St Vincent de Paul, Narre Warren, back to school expenses
  • $5000, St Vincent de Paul, Cranbourne, food hampers and back to school needs
  • $2972, Interchange Central Gippsland, mum's retreat
  • $2000, Fusion Gippsland, youth at risk
  • $2000, St Vincent de Paul, Berwick, client education costs
  • $1500, Latrobe Special Development School, home program
  • $1000, Lavalla Catholic College, breakfast club
  • $500, Bass Valley primary School, breakfast club

2007

  • $30,000, Centacare Gippsland, family relationship program.
  • $15,000, Berry Street Victorian Gippsland children’s program
  • $12,000, St Vincent de Paul, Bairnsdale, no interest loans scheme
  • $1000, Bass Valley Primary school, breakfast club
  • $5000, St Vincent de Paul, Narre Warren, back to school program
  • $5000, St Vincent de Paul, Cranbourne, back to school program
  • $4000, Cardinia Combined Churches, Christmas hampers
  • $2000, Fusion Gippsland, Talk and tucker program
  • $6000, Good Beginnings, family support and volunteer program
  • $1000, Bridge Foundation, Bags for Release program
  • $4500, Karinya, Drug Proof Your Kids program
  • $7500, Rotary Centenary House project

2006

  • $25,000, Gippsland Rotary Centenary House, patient and family accommodation project near Latrobe Regional Hospital.
  • $25,000, Centacare Gippsland, life skills and family counselling services across Gippsland.
  • $10,000, Kilmany Uniting Care, Wellington Community No Interest Loans Scheme.
  • $3000, Cranbourne Information and Support Service, Casey No Interest Loans Scheme.
  • $1000, Kilmany Uniting Care, Bairnsdale, depression and carers support.
  • $6700, Gippsland Carers' Association, Morwell, Keeping Families in the Know project to educate and inform families caring for people with disability, handicap or frailty.
  • $5000, Sale Elderly Citizens' Village, towards bed replacements.
  • $7300, Maryknoll Cottages for the Elderly, Maryknoll, renovation of cottages.
  • $1000, St Ita's Primary School, Drouin, food for families.
  • $2400, Noah's Ark Inc, Morwell, preschoolers with autism project.
  • $804, St Rose of Lima, Rosedale, establish a Youth Alpha program.
  • $5000, Society of St Vincent de Paul, back-to-school needs.
  • $8000, Karinya Counselling Services, Traralgon, drug and alcohol abuse program.
  • $1200, Advocates of Survivors of Child Abuse.
  • $3000, Gippsland Christian Broadcasters, Life FM microwave link.

2005

  • $25,000, Centacare Gippsland, family and marriage relationship counselling
  • $10,000, Asian tsunami appeal
  • $8000, Berry Street Victoria, Dare to Make a Change program for vulnerable young people.
  • $5000, Life-FM Christian radio, providing famil-based programming.
  • $5000, Bass Coast No-Interest Loans Scheme, loans  to low income people for essential items.
  • $5000, Narre Warren Community Learning Centre, Men CCC Together self improvement program.
  • $3830, Latrobe Community Health Service, training for palliative care volunteers.
  • $3000, St Vincent de Paul Society, Cranbourne, for Christmas hampers for needy.

2004

  • $14,450, Centacare Gippsland, family relationships counselling service.
  • $15,000, East Gippsland bushfire appeal
  • $6000, Berry Street, Dare to Make a Change program for high-risk young people.
  • $6000, Good Beginnings, high-risk infant program.
  • $8000, Lifeline Gippsland, to establish face to face counselling.
  • $5100, Anglicare/Parentzone, to establish program to assist parents of children with disabilities.
  • $5000, Morwell Primary School, program for early detection of children at risk and to set up support systems.

2003

  • $8500, Marist-Sion College, Warragul, extension to student support centre.
  • $7000, Centacare Gippsland, to expand marriage education program.
  • $5000, Headway Gippsland, to establish carer support program at Bairnsdale.
  • $2500, Good Beginnings Latrobe to purchase parenting resources.
  • $500, George Gray Centre, Maffra, to purchase items for sensory integration program.
  • $500, Kiama Special Needs Kindergarten, Morwell, to purchase items for sensory integration program.

2002

  • $17,500, Centacare Gippsland, to establish Family Friends Program at Narre Warren.
  • $4525, Narre Warren Community Learning Centre for young adult gap support.
  • $2400, St Mary's Parish, Maffra, for Journeying Together program.
  • $1400, Kiama Special Needs Kindergarten, Morwell, for parents' room.
  • $1330, Parent to parent Gippsland for sibling support program.
  • $900, Good Beginnings Home Visiting and Parenting Program.
  • $850, Wonthaggi District Hospital for community garden.
  • $600, Latrobe Community Health Service for mothers' respite service.
  • $500, St Ita's Parish, Drouin, for its X-Treme Youth Group.
  • $500, Bairnsdale Primary School, for an Alert Program.

2001

  •  $5650, LifeLine Gippsland to extend service into South Gippsland area.
  •  $5000, St Vincent de Paul Society, Sale, to upgrade emergency accommodation caravan.
  •  $3000, Centacare Gippsland and Narre Warren parish to establish a Home Start project in Narre Warren South.

 

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