About Us

Avalon Centre

Opened in 1987, Avalon is a unique centre with a focus on meeting unmet needs. It is run entirely by volunteers and survives solely on donations and grants.  Our aim is to help people who have slipped through the cracks, including the homeless, people with mental illness and/or disabilities, the elderly and anyone requiring support.

Who We Help

Our aim is to help people who have slipped through the cracks, including the homeless, people with mental illness and/or disabilities, the elderly and anyone requiring support.

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Who We Are

Avalon is run entirely by volunteers and survives solely on donations and grants.

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Our History

The Avalon Centre opened in 1987 at North Caulfield, and was established originally as a “Centre of Creativity and Natural Healing”.

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FAQs

Where does Avalon’s funding come from? What type of activities could I do as an Avalon volunteer?

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Our Mission

To help when we can, where we can and in whatever way we can

PRINCIPLES & PHILOSOPHY

  • Avalon has no paid staff and is run only by the energy of our committed volunteers.
  • All donations (over $2) made to Avalon are tax deductible.
  • Avalon does not receive any government funding and is financed solely through the generosity of individual benefactors.
  • All donations made to Avalon go directly to support those in need.
  • Avalon is not associated with any religious or political body.  

OUR VISION IS TO MEET UNMET NEEDS

  • To offer a helping hand to the people whom society has allowed to slip through the cracks.
  • To provide, in any small way we can, a means to support, help and encourage all who welcome it.

Get involved

Donating to Avalon means you are supporting a small charity that is run solely by volunteers and donations. Your support will help keep our buses on the road, provide warmth to the homeless, and offer opportunities to people with disabilities. In short, you will be making a difference to people’s lives and providing hope and happiness to many.