A GROUP of young girls in residential care were thrilled to receive a Vuly Ultra medium-sized trampoline recently when Vuly Play decided to donate one of the products to an ac.care therapeutic strength-based care home.

The homes are staffed 24/7 by ac.care to care for and support children who are unable to live with their biological parents.

ac.care’s child and youth residential care service provides medium to long term accommodation and support to young people aged 10 – 18 years under the Guardianship of the Chief Executive of the Department for Child Protection for whom foster or kinship care places are not available.

The service provides young people with a safe therapeutic environment until they are able to transition into a longer term living arrangement, such as foster or kinship care or an independent living program.

A trampoline had been on the wishlist of the girls living in one of our Mount Gambier homes, who were excited when the donation arrived and was set up in the yard for them to enjoy.

“It was wonderful to receive this donation to provide something special for the girls living in our residential care home and they have been regularly enjoying the fun provided by the trampoline after school and at weekends,” therapeutic strength-based care clinical manager Sandra Manser said.

Support from businesses such as Vuly Play, which donated and delivered the item, increases our impact at a time when people in our community need our care more than ever.

ac.care Locations

ac.care is a dynamic organisation servicing the South Australian communities the Limestone Coast, Murraylands, Riverland, Adelaide Hills and Fleurieu Peninsula.

Our mission is for all country people to have a safe home, enough money to live on and strong, positive relationships.

Please find our service locations here or use our contact form to request a service.

Mount Gambier
Head office and Foster Care

70-72 White Avenue Mount Gambier, SA 5290
PO Box 1842 Mount Gambier SA 5290
Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Mount Gambier
Community Centre

22-24 Ferrers Street Mount Gambier, SA 5290
Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Mount Gambier
Family Relationship Centre

1 Helen Street (cnr Bay Road) Mount Gambier, SA 5290
9am to 5pm
10:30am to 5pm
9am to 5pm
9am to 5pm
Later by appt
9am to 5pm

Berri Community Centre
Servicing the Riverland

5 Kealley Street Street Berri, SA 5343
PO Box 1345 Berri, SA 5343
Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Murraylands Centre
Servicing the Murraylands, Adelaide Hills and Fleurieu Peninsula

29 Bridge Street Murray Bridge, SA 5253
PO Box 2090 Murray Bridge, SA 5253
Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm

Community Centre

57-59 George Street Millicent, SA 5280
PO Box 378 Millicent, SA 5280
Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm
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