About Us

We improve the welfare of children by supporting Grandparent and Kinship Carers

We work with you

Established in 2002, Grandparents For Grandchildren is a not-for-profit organisation staffed by a team of experienced volunteers. GFGSA believes that all children have the right to feel safe and secure.

We provide a unique support service to Grandparent and Kinship Carers who have taken on this responsibility.


Our Vision

Is of a community in which all children and young people are cared for and kept safe in a nurturing, family environment and that the role of grandparents and kinship carers is recognised, supported and valued.

Our Mission

To empower grandparents and kinship carers to access and care for their grandchildren by providing them with reliable information and support.


Our most recent constitution was approved by the board in January 2021.


Our Staff


Mike Feszczak

Deputy CEO

Joanne Lauritsen

Senior Carer Advocate

Colleen Hanlon

Finance Officers

Hyra Zool and Emily Wu

Web Designer/Digital Media

Bill Syrmas

Carer Advocates

Margaret McClure

Shontelle Maio

Kerry Daly

Jennifer Simpson

Kate Branson

Cultural Officer

Takako Biber