Backpacks For Kids SA INC’s goal is to provide an unlimited number of backpacks to relieve some of the trauma felt by the children of SA that are currently in the foster care system, domestic violence shelters or under duress in South Australia. (Number of children supported as of 15/09 18,029)
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1 October 2013
5/1421 Main North Road, Para Hills West, SA, 5096
- Provide backpacks containing age appropriate emergency clothiung, toiletries, and other necessary supplies for children aged 0-16 who are taken into care as a result of neglect, abuse, or need to quickly leave their families due to violence, or those experiencing homelessness.
- ‘Home Starter Packs’ for families who receive a payment from Centrelink to pay for bond and rent, but are left with little funds for other essentials such as plates and cutlery, sheets and towels and basic kitchen items like a toaster or kettle.
- ‘Anchor Packs’ catered to the needs of young people aged 12-25 years experiencing primary or secondary homelessness.