Family by Family

We want to see all families thrive not just survive

Archive for 2014

A message from Dani The last 12 months have been the ride of a lifetime, it started with a road trip with my friends and colleagues from Adelaide checking out Mt Druitt and interviewing staff. What stands out to me the most is the readiness that this community had to embrace Family by Family. We spent the first few months scoping the…

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Mt Druitt Scoping Report

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Welcome to Mt Druitt! Download the Mt Druitt Scoping Report. Mount Druitt, or “Mounty County” as it is affectionately known by the locals, is a community of contrasts. Shattered glass, boarded-up shops covered in graffiti and burnt-out cars sit alongside community breakfasts, kids clubs, and free plant giveaways. Many people volunteer their time to help others, and most wouldn’t want…

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Meeting families in Mount Druitt

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

My name is Julie Hinder, and I've recently joined Family by Family as a Family Coach. What an awesome two weeks I have had meeting families in Mount Druitt! These families kindly invited our staff into their homes so that we could get a realistic, grassroots view of this wonderful community. We have heard some exciting and creative things that…

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Welcome to Mount Druitt

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

My name's Angela and I'm a Family Coach based in Mount Druitt. As a local, I'm excited to be welcoming the team here - I’ve lived in Mount Druitt for 24 years with my growing family which consists of my partner, my daughter who is 26, my son who’s 16, and my two grandchildren who are two years old and three…

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