Established as a Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) in 1980 Southern Peninsula Community Support (SPCS) has grown into a trusted and vital service for the local community. SPCS operates in partnership with other community and charitable groups plus local and national Government agencies. Major funding is provided by the Mornington Peninsula Shire who also provide our premises. Base funding for emergency relief is supplied by the Department of Social Security, supplemented by donations from individuals, philanthropic trusts and charitable organisations.
Thanks to the wonderful partnerships SPCS has built over the years it has grown from its modest beginnings into a dynamic and proactive service for the local community.
SPCS is managed by a volunteer Board of Management and staffed by a full-time CEO and Program Coordinator, and small, mostly part time, paid staff, Volunteer Support Coordinators, Low Income Support Worker, Family Support Worker, SPLaSh Program Coordinator and an Assertive Outreach Worker in our Homeless Connections program.
Importantly, there over 60 dedicated volunteers, most of our programs are delivered by our wonderful, hard-working volunteers, without whom we would not be able to provide our services to the community.
For further information on volunteering with SPCS please go to Volunteering.