Julia Banks MP said the Chisholm community would benefit from a local project that has received Federal Government funding to target disadvantage and encourage a stronger community.
Crossway LifeCare Ltd will receive $450,974 in grant funding to develop The Greater Dandenong Community Mentoring Partnership under the Strong and Resilient Communities grants program.
Julia Banks MP today congratulated Crossway LifeCare and said its work will continue to build inclusion and cohesion in the Chisholm community.
“Projects like this are invaluable as they are derived from dedicated local people who understand what is best for our community,” Ms Banks said.
Minister for Social Services Dan Tehan said 83 organisations had received a total of $36.6 million in funding under the Strong and Resilient Communities grants program.
“This grants program complements the Turnbull Government’s national priorities of creating a safer Australia and helping people get into employment,” Mr Tehan said.
More information on Strong and Resilient Communities grants is available on the DSS website.