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$100,000 in Educational Scholarships granted over the last 10 years!

With only days left before our 3rd Annual Cupcake Morning Tea Fundraising event – Tuesday 6th September 2016 – we wish to say a big THANK YOU to all our supporters and volunteers without which we could not achieve our success to date – $100,000 in Educational Scholarships granted to survivors of childhood sexual abuse who have been negatively impacted by the heinous crimes
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2016 Cup Cake Morning Tea – Tuesday 6th September!

We are VERY excited to announce the date for this year’s Children Of Phoenix CupCake Morning Tea fundraising event – Tuesday 6th September – in association with National Child Protection Week which runs from the 4th through to the 10th! We have been contacting our many loyal supporters of our 2014 and 2015 events over the last few weeks and, as part of our commitment to reach out
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Another Great Cup Cake Morning Tea Fundraiser 

Proving beyond doubt that they ARE the ‘fresh food people’, Safeway, Sebastopol were again the sponsor of our second annual Cup Cake Morning Tea day held on Wednesday, September 9.  Bakery staff worked through the nite to bake and ice beautiful cup cakes in our charity colours.  The day raised close to $5,000 and we hope to make the day bigger and more successful next year. We are grateful to Des Carter,
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2016 Scholarship Round now closed

The Scholarship round for 2016 is open until 1st November 2015. Children of Phoenix Scholarship applications are open to survivors of childhood sexual assault who are ready to continue or further their education.  Children of Phoenix scholarships are provided for primary school, secondary school, University and also Vocational/adult community education levels. Scholarships are capped at a maximum monetary value and each application is assessed individually and where
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Children Of Phoenix Workshop Programme

CHILDREN OF PHOENIX WORKSHOP PROGRAMME FOR PROFESSIONALS, COMMUNITY MEMBERS AND SURVIVORS OF CHILDHOOD SEXUAL ASSAULT PRESENTED BY PROFESSOR S. CAROLINE TAYLOR AM Download programme here FOR PROFESSIONALS: WORKING WITH AND SUPPORTING SURVIVORS OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE Focus will be on understanding disclosure and delayed disclosure (what motivates and facilitates disclosure); responding to disclosure, understanding trauma impacts and providing support. The role and value of psycho-education to assist in
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Sun Theatre in Yarraville Fundraising Event

  Children of Phoenix will host a film fundraising evening on Thursday 30th October at the Sun Theatre in Yarraville to help raise money for scholarships.The Sun Theatre is an iconic, Art Deco era cinema that has been beautifully restored… get a group of friends together and come along to support the foundation for a great evening. Nibbles and drinks on arrival, door prizes
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Civic Reception To Honour Children of Phoenix

On Friday, September 12, 2014 the Ballarat City Council honoured Children of Phoenix with a Civic Reception to formally recognise and acknowledge the contribution and work of the charity.  We were truly honoured to have the Mayor of Ballarat,  Joshua Morris speak openly of the valuable contribution our charity makes to the lives of those affected by childhood sexual abuse.  Moreover, Mayor Morris highlighted
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Children of Phoenix Cup Cake Morning Tea

Our inaugural ‘cupcake morning tea’ to coincide with Child Protection Week was a great success.  Businesses and individuals across Ballarat purchased hundreds and hundreds of pre-ordered, beautifully hand-made cupcakes. This was possible through the generosity and wonderful spirit of the Manager and staff at Safeway Sebastopol who sponsored our morning tea with freshly baked, hand decorated cupcakes.  Proving they really are the ‘fresh food
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Professor S Caroline Taylor AM Appointed To SAMSN

Professor Caroline Taylor has been a long term supporter of SAMSN (Survivors and Mates Support Network), an organisation dedicated to supporting male survivors of childhood sexual assault.  Located and operating out of Sydney, NSW, the group provides programs and a support network that gives invaluable support and healing for male survivors.  Earlier this year Caroline was approached to become a member of SAMN’s Board of
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Professor S Caroline Taylor AM Appointed Patron

Professor Taylor has been honoured with the invitation of becoming Patron of the NSW Victims and Witnesses of Crime Court Support Organisation. This wonderful organisation provides crucial support to children and adults who are required to attend court as a victim of crime or a witness in a criminal case. There work is invaluable and Professor Taylor is honoured to be invited to be
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Ballarat City Council Community Impact Grant

Children of Phoenix have been successful in obtaining a Ballarat City Council Community Impact Grant. The project: “Empowering Voices & Strengthening Responses: Community Awareness for Professionals and the community”  will conduct a series of professional tailored workshops for victim/survivors of child sexual abuse; professionals in the sector and the wider community.  In addition, our second annual awareness walk will be held during child protection week. We
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Scholarship Sponsor

Children of Phoenix are delighted to announce St John of God hospital as a scholarship sponsor.  This support will help the charity in its important work.