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ABOUT US

VISION

Stronger families and individuals engaged in community and supported to realise their potential.

 

MISSION

Supporting and equipping children, young people, individuals and families within a caring environment by providing innovative programs, partnerships and advocacy.

 

KEY VALUES

  • ABOUT GLENHAVEN

    Glenhaven Family Care is a Christian-based community organisation that commenced operation in the late 1950’s with the establishment of an Approved Children’s Home in the Ulverstone area.  The Home had a number of locations before the current residence was built in 1977 on land adjacent to the Camp Clayton complex at Turners Beach.

    Glenhaven has grown since that time and now  operates the following programs:

    • Temcare (Emergency & Respite Out of Home Care)
    • Long Term Foster Care Program (Longer Term Foster Care)
    • Integrated Family Support Service (IFSS)
    • My Active Choice (MAC) Disability Day Options Program.
    • Kentish House – Family Support Program

    Glenhaven Family Care has a proven experience in developing and providing preventative family support services and a wealth of experience supporting families where children are vulnerable and at risk.  Families may be experiencing a vast myriad of contributing factors such as domestic violence, mental health issues, poverty, homelessness, substance abuse, parenting and relationship difficulties.

    Across the North and North West of Tasmania we provide a range of services to families experiencing difficulties.  Our staff has a well developed understanding of the social, economic and political factors of family breakdown and difficulties and are equipped with the knowledge and skills to engage with families and support them in a client focused and family centred manner to build family resilience and strength.

  • OUR STRUCTURE

    Glenhaven Family Care is an incorporated body, operating under the guidance and direction of a Board.  The Board is elected from an Association of Members nominated from the local Christian community.  The Board meets 9-10 times a year.

    The Board operates from a governance model and delegates the daily operations of the organisation to the CEO.

  • STRATEGIC CHARTER

  • STRATEGIC PLAN

  • 2017 ANNUAL REPORT

  • GLENHAVEN BROCHURE

  • OUR STAFF

COMPASSION

HOPE

RESPECT

INTEGRITY

SUPPORT

responding with kindness, sensitivity and understanding of each other.

looking forward to new possibilities by creating a new story with a positive future.

recognising the worth of each individual, treating others as we want to be treated

in our interactions with others we are accountable, transparent, honest and just.

strengthening positive relationships to empower people to develop independence.

North West Office

41 Clayton Rd, Ulverstone, Tas 7315

PO Box 657, Devonport, Tas 7310

Phone:  6425 1144

Mobile:  0418 140 209

Email:  temcarenw@glenhaven.org.au

Disability Programs

North West

Phone: 0437 601 721 (MAC program)

Phone: 0499 886 101 (all other disability services)

Email: mac@glenhaven.org.au

 

North

Phone: 0400 755 919

Email: macnorth@glenhaven.org.au

 

CONTACT US

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Northern Office

PO Box 92 Launceston, Tas 7250

Phone:  6343 7551

Mobile:  0418 132 260

Email:  temcaren@glenhaven.org.au

 

Kentish House

5 Austin Place, Sheffield, Tas 7306

Phone:  6491 2322

Mobile: 0447 325 343

Email: kentishhouse@glenhaven.org.au

 

 

 

Supported by the Crown through the Department of Health and Human Services