Communities for Children (C4C) Bendigo


SPECIAL NOTICE: Due to the COVID-19 situation many of the C4C Bendigo direct services for families are now operating differently. Check out the Bendigo Reads website: www.bendigoreads.com.au  and go to the ‘Programs’ tab for what is being provided for families instead. 

Additionally check out these go-to resources newly established for workers and families at this time.

  • Parenting in a Pandemic: A list of links to support Parenting and Caring in a Pandemic is available in the For Parents tab of this website.
  • CoGB : A new COVID-19 Relief and Recovery Helpline has been established. This is a single point of contact for residents to get access to local information about emergency housing, food relief, financial assistance, business information, counselling and mental health support. People can contact the Helpline by: Phone: 5434 6237 – Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 5pm or Email: covid19relief@bendigo.vic.gov.au

Welcome to our site
Here you will find out what makes Communities for Children (C4C) Bendigo unique, learn more about our programs and strategies, philosophies, and our vision for children of Bendigo.

What is Communities for Children? 

We invite you to watch the short video below to learn about C4C Bendigo and view some of the projects that have supported the Community over many years.

Please also find an overview here: Overview-What is C4C July 2019  

Communities for Children Bendigo acknowledges the Dja Dja Wurrung and Tungurung people as the traditional custodians of the land on which we live and work. We pay our respects to leaders and elders past, present and emerging. We commit to working respectfully to honour their ongoing cultural and spiritual connections to this country and hope that we may walk forward together in harmony.

Disclaimer: This site is primarily for professionals working in the Early Years and the Community Services sectors. If you are a parent seeking information, the ‘For Parents’ section of this website proves some key contacts for services and supports.

19 October 2020
A free parent/carer information session to support kindergarten-aged children to get ready for s...
13 October 2020
Primary school transition/orientation is an important process for families, children and the sch...