Althea Projects brings more than 45 years of grass-roots support to families and children in the Townsville Community

Althea Projects is humbled and proud to support individuals, children and young people to reach their full potential through our programs. Our direction will allow us to respond to the needs of Townsville families; partner with a range of government, private and philanthropic investors in a way that builds on our greatest assets – our people.

Althea Projects Foster and Kinship Care Program

Althea Projects Foster and Kinship Program is a foster and kinship care support service which recruits, trains, assesses and supports foster carers in the Townsville, Burdekin, and Charters Towers region. Fostering can be a challenging yet rewarding way to contribute to the community. Our program assists Foster Carers to navigate the challenges and provide the upmost care that the children require. This program is a licensed service funded by the Queensland Department of Children, Youth Justice and Multicultural Affairs.

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Wee Care Family Support Services

Wee Care provides a 24 hour, 5 day a week crisis and emergency accommodation service for children aged 0 to 11 years, while supporting the whole family. Wee Care provide families with access to Playgroup, education, training, support, and emergency relief funding. Most importantly Wee Care is a non-judgemental, safe place where all families are welcome

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Althea’s Community Hub

Althea’s Community Hub delivers case management to people who are chronically homeless. Our service extends to a day centre for people who are homeless or needing additional assistance to access basic human needs such as meals, showers, and laundry facilities and access to other services such as Centrelink, and health practitioners.

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Our Strategic Direction

Althea Projects is committed to its mission, values and strategic objectives which are:

  • Human Dignity & Respect
  • Fairness & Equity
  • Cultural Mindfulness & Diversity
  • Accountability & Transparency
  • Innovation & Excellence
  • Partnerships & Collaboration

The organisational objectives have been strategically targeted to position and align Althea Projects with government, philanthropic and other community priorities.

Our Strategic Direction 2021 – 2025

Annual Reports

Our Annual reports are important, they keep us accountable and transparent.

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