We are a not for profit project steered by leadership group of unpaid volunteers. We need your support to continue to work towards improving the situation of child asylum seekers in detention and challenging that detention. We currently welcome donations to enable us to pursue the objectives of the project.

We need money to:

  • Pay for postage to send books and letters to children in detention.
  • Design materials about the project for schools and other interested interested organisations
  • Inform the community about the situation of children in detention.

The Brotherhood of St Laurence has agreed to receive the donations for the project. Can you please let them know that your donation is for the Befriend a Child in Detention project. 

If you would like to donate, you can:

  1. Send a cheque: Made out to the Brotherhood of St Laurence at 67 Brunswick street, Fitzroy, 3065. Write your name and address on the back of the cheque.
  2. Make a credit card payment by phone: By either calling Jenny White (03)9483 2457 or Coral East (03)9483 1301.
  3. Make an electronic payment (direct debit):                                                                                          Account Name:Brotherhood of St Laurence                                                                                                            Bank: Commonwealth                                                                                                                                            Bank, State & Branch number (BSB): 06 3010                                                                                                Account Number: 1065 5317                                                                                                                                            Indicate that the payment is for the ‘BCD’ (Befriend a Child in Detention project)

If you would like a receipt: You will need to email to let us know you have made a donation, and to provide your contact details.

Donations over $2 are tax deductible.