Family Haven - Mooroopna
The Family Haven provides a safe space where parents and carers and their children are welcomed with no referral or appointment. It is located in the same premises as the Mooroopna Anglican Church at 15-17 Young Street, Mooroopna (the old SPC canteen) and is open Tuesday to Thursday from 9.30am - 3pm.
Parents and children can relax, engage with staff and volunteers, share a meal and connect with other parents. The focus is on play and fun. The Family Haven also offer transport and are able to pick families and children up and drop them home.
Volunteer at the Family Haven
How can you help?
Play and interact with children 0-5 years
Engage with parents and share parenting experiences
3 hours a week - morning or afternoon
Share a skill; knitting, craft, gardening
Get to know us
Courtney Wilson, Family Haven Coordinator
Courtney has been a kindergarten teacher for 9 years in Greater Shepparton. Courtney loves making connections with the children and families.
Peita Mastin, Family Worker
Peita has over 20 years working in the family support sector. Peita values the time she has to sit and have a cuppa and a chat with our Family Haven visitors. She enjoys being able to support, learn from and educate families with young children, and she particularly enjoys the opportunity to work with little babies.
Kate is a retired teacher. Kate enjoys the opportunities available as a retiree and loves travelling the world to explore interesting places and meet new people.
Faye has worked many years as an Occupational Therapist with children & families. Faye is a mum and a grandmother who loves teaching her kids how to catch yabbies and water ski.