Program update

After 15 years of providing after-school care and school holiday programs to the children and families of the Collingwood Public Housing Estate, Concern Australia has gifted the LiveWires program into the care of our community partner, Drummond Street Services.

Drummond Street Services is a well-respected community partner that we’ve been working with for many years. We know that under their care, LiveWires will continue into the future and children and families on the Collingwood Housing Estate will be able to access ongoing after-school care and holiday programs that have been so vital to support your community.

Find out more in this statement from our CEO, Michelle Crawford.

If you have any questions about LiveWires:

Go to the LiveWires page on the Drummond Street Services website.

Go to the LiveWires Facebook page, now managed by Drummond Street Services.

Contact the Drummond Street Services office on 9663 6733 or email

Thank you for trusting Concern Australia over the years to support and care for the children who have been part of LiveWires. We know it has touched the lives of hundreds of children and young people living on the Collingwood Public Housing Estate and has connected families with activities and services that have done so much to support your health and wellbeing.