Ngadhi
Family
Services

Keeping families together

Our Mission

We are an Aboriginal specific service, supporting vulnerable children and their families within the community.

Our History

Mervyn and Sara Taylor, founded Ngadhi Family Services in 2010. 

They have a passion not just for children in Out-of-Home Care (OOHC) but a passion to see children connect with their families, understand and maintain their cultural identity.

This passion, contributes to the overall running and future direction of the business. 

Our Team

All staff have current Working with Children Checks that are verified with the Office of Children’s Guardian, National Criminal Checks and a First Aid Certificate.

Our staff have active connections within their local aboriginal communities, that ensures that we provide the most culturally appropriate service.

Who are we?

NGADHI Family Services is an Indigenous founded and operated business.

NGADHI (n-yar-di) translates to “me, mine or belonging to me” in Wiradjuri language. What sets us apart from similar organisations is that NGADHI Family Services is a culturally appropriate service and our focus is about connecting with the Indigenous community and maintaining the Indigenous culture.

The report, Child protection Australia 2019–20, shows as at 30 June 2020, there were around 46,000 children in out-of-home care across Australia. Indigenous children continue to be overrepresented with 1 in 6 Indigenous children receiving child protection services.

We want to make a difference to these children, by connecting them with our staff, that have an understanding of the cultural needs of the children. We are passionate about seeing children develop life skills, to reach their full potential. We aspire to create a safe space for the children in our care, that is culturally appropriate, and holistic in approach.

For more information see OUR SERVICES page.

Ngadhi Family Services

PO Box 178, Macarthur Square, NSW, 2560.

PHONE: 0402 330 315

Email: [email protected]

Mandatory Reporting

Report suspected child abuse or neglect to the Child Protection Helpline 132 111

 https://www.facs.nsw.gov.au/families/Protecting-kids/mandatory-reporters/how-to