Cobaw is committed to promoting and protecting the interests and safety of children. Cobaw believes that family violence is unacceptable in any form and advocates for the rights of all people to live with dignity and safety, and to enjoy healthy relationships.
Counselling services aim to provide support for people of all ages (including children) in the Macedon Ranges Shire.
The Family Services program is a free and confidential, case work and in-home support service for families with children, from birth to 17 years of age, living within the Macedon Ranges Shire.
The Housing Support program provides assistance to people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. The service provides assistance to young people from age 15, single adults, families, and women and children experiencing family violence.
The Parent Buddies Home Volunteer Program matches families living in the Macedon Ranges Shire who have children under the age of 12, with trained volunteers who assist with parenting ideas, attending appointments or just visiting for a chat.