All children and their families succeed
Five core Elements
Evidence-based strategies to achieve outcomes for children, families and communities.
Schools as the place to support disadvantaged communities.
Our Place is a holistic place-based approach to supporting the education, health and development of all children and families in disadvantaged communities by utilising the universal platform of a school.
Our vision is that all children and their families succeed in life. We aim to reshape the service system by influencing changes in policies and practices that address the structural causes of disadvantage.
that education is
the key to lifting the
improving the lives
of children and
Frankston North families access health and wellbeing services at the local school
Our Place Frankston North and site partners have worked with Peninsula Health to enable a health hub to be delivered on site 5 days a week.…
Industry tour and bus initiative leads to employment outcomes in Robinvale
Our Place’s Glenn and Tony have worked alongside partners on an industry tour to create awareness of employment opportunities and a bus initiative tha…
Children’s artwork brings the Mooroopna community together
An on site art exhibition showcasing the talented work of the children from Mooroopna Primary School and Mooroopna Children and Families Centre (MCFC)…
Our Place is an initiative of the Colman Education Foundation. Through the Foundation’s ten-year partnership with the Victorian state government, Our Place is being implemented in ten school sites across Victoria, with the support of philanthropic partners.