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Staying connected during COVID-19

Staying connected through the COVID-19 crisis:   If there is someone you think may struggle through social isolation, it is important to reach out to them and let them know you care:   – Call them to check on their welfare – Send an email – Leave a note under their door (whilst adhering to…

We’re all in this together…

To say the start of 2020 has not gone as expected is truly an understatement for us ALL! For us at CHIPS, we are learning to adapt daily as the impact of the Covid-19 virus continues.   So, what are the CHIPS team up to?   – CHIPS’ Chaplains are continuing to provide pastoral assistance…

2020 Life Gets Better Camps

Life Gets Better Camps will not be running in 2020. All other CHIPS programs will still be available this year (Chaplaincy, iBelong days, Staff PD’s, Student Seminars and Cross Link Mentoring), and the camps will resume again in 2021.   Want more information? For further information please contact CHIPS on 9702 5528, 04350 CHIPS (04350…

2020 Chaplaincy Positions Currently Closed

2020 Chaplaincy Positions Currently Closed.   CHIPS has Chaplaincy Positions available in the following areas: Berwick, Pakenham and Scoresby.   Berwick- 1 day per week from January 28th until September 18th 2020 (this is a maternity leave position). Pakenham- 1 day per week, until the end of 2020, with the prospect of continuing employment in…

Life Gets Better May 2016 Highlights

Life Gets Better May 2016 Camp Highlights from Little Smallfry on Vimeo.   CHIPS held its 34th Life Gets Better camp from May 13-15th 2016, with 46 campers and 46 adult buddies. It was a great weekend away, where the children were able to establish connections with others who have gone through similar circumstances and were encouraged…

CHIPS’ Office Manager wins the 2016 Casey Citizen of the Year Award

“The City of Casey recognised a number of outstanding citizens and groups for their community spirit, passion and dedication through the 2016 Casey Australia Day Awards. Council announced the winners of the five individual categories and two group awards, chosen from more than 35 notable nominees, at a special ceremony held on Australia Day at…

CHIPS wins Casey Volunteer Organisation of the Year Award for 2014

On Friday 16th May CHIPS received the 2014 Casey Volunteer Organisation Award. CHIPS is an amazing organisation due to the 480 people we are proud to call our volunteers. They truly are our Champions for Children. To say we are proud of you all is a complete understatement. You continue to inspire us and we…

CHIPS – Celebrates 10 Years of Incorporation

CHIPS Thank You Lunch   On Saturday 26th October CHIPS held a Thank You Lunch for over 260 volunteers, supporters and their families at the Hillcrest Equestrian Centre. It was a wonderful opportunity for the CHIPS team to thank the many people who have helped CHIPS since our incorporation ten years ago. Volunteers were  treated to: music…