Happy Family Program

The Happy Family Program is designed to enable low income families a chance to have a day out or escape for a weekend away to spend quality time together. The program has a limited number of grants available for low income families, each up to $500. 

For more information contact us via email support@cfcc.org.au or phone (03) 9686 1811

Who can apply

Applicants must:

  • Be a current member of CFCC
  • Be a resident of Victoria (including selected border towns)
  • Have a child with cystic fibrosis (CF) or be an adult with CF with children
  • Provided evidence of low income status (e.g. tax group certificate, payslip or low income Health Care Card) - Low income is defined as a family earning less than $70,000 a year
  • Have not received a Happy Family grant in 2017 (grants are limited to one grant per applicant each year)

What can I use the grant for?

The grant must be used towards a day out or weekend away for the family in 2017. For example, entry to an adventure park, the zoo, or the museum; tickets to movies, a sporting event, a show; or accommodation.

There are a limited number of grants available each year. All grants must used within the same year of receiving the grant. Recipients of a Happy Family grant must provide proof of expenditure within 4 weeks of receiving the grant.

How do I apply?

To apply for a Happy Family grant please contact us on (03) 9686 1811.

    I applied for a Happy Family grant in 2017

    • All applicants will be notified whether they were successful or not within 10 business days of us receiving the application.
    • Successful applicants are required to provide proof of expenses within four weeks of their day out/get away.
      Tax receipts are to be Send it to the Manager - Programs and Support Services, Cystic Fibrosis Community Care via:
      -  Post: 80 Dodds Street, Southbank VIC 3006
      -  Email: support@cfcc.org.au
      -  Fax: (03) 9686 3437

    More information

    If you have any questions about the Happy Family Program please contact us via email support@cfcc.org.au or phone (03) 9686 1811.

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