In the 1940s a group of courageous Baptist women joined together and raised £4,000 – in a time of war. The funds were used to open Australia’s first Baptist nursing home for nine frail older people in 1945.
Today Baptcare shares the same determined spirit of its founders. We proactively respond to human need by providing care to older people, children, families, people with a disability, financially disadvantaged people and asylum seekers.
Today Baptcare has a broad vision of community participation and envisions a future where we engage with the world by taking a critical, analytical, flexible and creative approach to identifying and responding to human need. We are committed to addressing significant, emerging and chronic conditions within the community, particularly issues which concern the marginalised and the disadvantaged.
Baptcare provides a range of services and programs from over 30 locations across Victoria and Tasmania, including:
Baptcare is a not-for-profit organisation based in Victoria and Tasmania, Australia. Baptcare seeks to ignite the flame of human vitality for children,
families, older people, people with disabilities and asylum seekers.
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