The impacts of domestic violence, homelessness, addiction, unaffordable housing, and family breakdown are driving many in our community to the margins of society. Platform Nine is a community of refuge of hope for those who need it most.
Jacaranda Cottage is a refuge for young women aged between 16 and 24 who have become homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless. Our vision is to serve, support and impart hope to young women and see their lives restored.
Southern Cross Kids is a fun, safe and encouraging environment for children at risk. Through the experience of an annual camp and ongoing monthly Kid's Club events, young people that have suffered trauma can enjoy friendship and fun in a safe place.
Since 2010, Jacaranda Cottage in partnership with Curves gyms has been raising money and awareness for youth homelessness. For the last 10 years we have been running an event called the Run to Restore. However, 2020 has thrown us all a curve ball and we're doing things a little differently...
Know someone who has lost their job or been stood down due to Covid-19? APA Catering in partnership with Kingsway Care is creating 'feel good' packs help people directly affected by this situation.