Second Stage Local evaluation of East Kimberley Communities for Children initiative for children and their families

  • Research program: Prevention and early intervention
  • Project status: Completed
  • Start date: December 2009
  • Expected end date: December 2014
  • Completion date: August 2014
  • Funded by: Save the Children Australia
  • Lead organisation:

Save the Children Australia has asked Professor Sherry Saggers and Dr Kate Frances at NDRI to continue providing evaluation services for the Communities for Children (C4C) initiative in the East Kimberley region of Western Australia. This initiative is funded by the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA) as part of the new Family Support Program. Save the Children Australia is the Facilitating Partner for the East Kimberley site, with Community Partners comprising Wyndham Early Learning Activity Centre (WELA) Inc., Warmun Community, Kununurra Neighbourhood House, and Save the Children. The communities of interest comprise Kununurra, Wyndham and Warmun, with evaluation services being undertaken on the following C4C initiatives: Wyndham Early Learning Activity; Warmun Early Learning Centre; Deadly Littlies; Kununurra Neighbourhood House; Mobile Playscheme; Early Years Network; Community Activity Fund.

Name & Contact Details Role Research Program Location
  • Chief Investigator: Kate Frances, Curtin University
  • Co-investigator: Sherry Saggers, Curtin University

This project aligns with the following Sustainable Development Goals and Targets: