Annual Information Statement 2018

Legal Name
Family Life Ltd

About the charity

Other names charity is known by (such as trading name)
Family Life
Charity size
Fundraising online
Is the charity an incorporated association?
Does the charity intend to fundraise in the next reporting period?
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VIC fundraising number: 12486
Basic Religious Charity

Activities and Beneficiaries

Did the charity operate in the 2018 reporting period?
Main activity
Social services
Main activities
  • Research
  • Mental health and crisis intervention
  • Economic, social and community development
  • Employment and training
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
2017-18 was another big year for Family Life in developing groundbreaking resources and expanded services for its communities. In the past year Famiy Life has:
- implemented government reforms for better outcomes for vulnerable children and families,
- Improved responses to family violence. Our Collective Impact family violence prevention program was recognised nationally as effective and innovative, resulting in a 16% reduction in Police Family Violence Reports in Cardinia Shire.
- played a significant role in the new Orange Door Support and Safety Hubs and are committed to the success of these reform initiatives,
- worked with Corrections Victoria in assisting prisoners to improve and maintain relationships with children and partners prior to release

Highlights for 2017-18 include:
- 15047 people supported, an increase of 30% from last year
- 5254 client cases were provided with a focused intervention
- 979 client cases family violence focused
- 522 police L17 cases received specialist Family Violence response services
- 727 children and their families were assisted by SHINE children's mental health program
- 1161 family members were engaged in Family Dispute Resolution
- 380 volunteers created 14 jobs through social enterprises
- 83304 volunteer community service hours were provided
- 66 PeopleWorx participants were provided with work experience and job pathways
- 28461 hours of integrated family support were provided

Family Life continues to value and sustain a large team of volunteers who provide pro bono expertise and community care and connections to assist fellow citizens in need.
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2018 reporting period
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2019 period?
Changes planned
Family Life will continue to work in collaboration with our service partners to ensure we remain inclusive and able to respond to the often complex and diverse issues confronting people who need our help.

Our priorities for 2018-19 include:

- Expand services and enterprises in Mornington Peninsula Shire
- Develop the Children and Parents Centre of Excellence in Bayside Peninsula
- Expand service integration across Child Protection, Family Violence and Family Law jurisdictions
- Grow impact investment in Family Life innovations for preventing social problems
- Scale community engagement/Collective Impact expertise in local government areas
- Social Impact Reporting in collaboration with Swinburne Centre for Social Impact.
Main beneficiary
Other beneficiaries
  • General community within Australia
  • Females
  • Males
  • Early childhood - aged under 6
  • Children - aged 6 to under 15
  • Youth - aged 15 to under 25

Annual report

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Human Resources

Human resources
  • Full time employees: 66
  • Part time employees: 72
  • Casual employees: 13
  • Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 117
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 400

Financial Reporting

Charity's 2018 reporting period
1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018
Type of financial statement
Special purpose financial statements
Financial report consolidated with more than one entity?
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?

Income and Expenses

Comprehensive Income Statement summary

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Balance Sheet extract

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