Althea Projects brings together 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.
Shared Family Care -Foster and Kinship Care Program
Shared Family Care 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 Child Safety, Youth, and Women.
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. We 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 welconme
The Townsville Drop In Centre
The Townsville Drop In Centre delivers case management to people who are chronically homeless and a range of in-home aged care supports. 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.
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.