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Shellharbour Council Supports Local Charities

Family Services Illawarra thanks Shellabour Council for sharing the donations from their Australia Day Breakfast By The Lake. Lynne Schubert, All About Play Coordinator represents at the cheque presentation.  

April 27th, 2017|

2015-2016 Annual Report

Our 2015 - 2016 Annual Report is out now.  This report shows you our heart...the vision, mission and values that drive us to make a positive difference. We thank you all for your support in helping us build a better community. Click Here For Annual Report

April 25th, 2017|

Cultural Awareness Training

Some of the FSI team doing cultural awareness training with the wonderful Tina McGhie. This was a great session that could have gone on all day... as we all gained a better understanding of some of the many issues that we need to be aware of and can grow in. Thanks Tina!  

March 26th, 2017|

Global Health Pharma Social Care Awards 2017

Family Services Illawarra have been awarded the "Best Vulnerable Persons Support Organisation NSW" by the UK based Global Health Pharma group. The 2017 Social Care Awards have been designed to give recognition to the individuals, teams and companies responsible for showing the highest level of care, compassion and courage in one of the most important, [...]

February 7th, 2017|

White Ribbon Walk 2016

FSI representing at the 2016 White Ribbon Walk attended by around 1000 people. Illawarra Committee Against Domestic Violence committee member Debbie Gaudie (ICADV) and FSI CEO Gary Jackson were thrilled with the turn out and support for such an important cause.  

November 29th, 2016|

FSI Park & Play Featuring on Local Matters @ Shellharbour Grilled

We are very excited that Park and Play features for the whole of November on a Local Matters Jar at Grilled Shellharbour! This means when you eat at Grilled you are given a bottle top to “vote” for one of the three featured services. At the end of the month each of the services are [...]

November 1st, 2016|

CEO Gary Jackson Releases Fresh Vision for Family Services Illawarra

Gary has a real passion to support families and strengthen communities.  Combined with his career in international human services, Gary has created a fresh vision for Family Services Illawarra. To share some of these insights, please view this summary strategic plan. fsil-2020-strategic-plan

October 31st, 2016|

TransGrid Announces Community Partnerships Funding Recipients

Family Services Illawarra is a proud recipient of two TransGrid Community Partnership grants: $4400 for our Staying Home Leaving Violence Program; and $4000 for our Park & Play Program. Family Services Illawarra is very grateful for the generous support of TransGrid in helping deliver better outcomes for local communities. For a list of all recipients [...]

September 27th, 2016|


Gary Jackson has returned to the Illawarra after 30 years and an international career in human services to lead Family Services Illawarra into a new era.

September 4th, 2016|

Autism Awareness April

Educate...Respond...Value... Sue Larkey is uniquely positioned in the education of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders having taught both in mainstream and specialist schools. Her Facebook page provides a lot of positive resources. Click for More

April 1st, 2016|