Our team can help you and your family through personalised family services and community building programs.
Our caseworkers support and work with you on a one-on-one basis, providing guidance and assistance with the challenges life throws at you.
You can also join our various programs and workshops specifically for parents, children and youth. These programs and workshops vary from informative to fun, sporty or skills building.
Our Disability Service puts you first and aims to create opportunity, promote independence and progression in a safe and non-discriminative environment.
We pride ourselves on providing personalised client focused service led by your choice, needs and goals. We are passionate about our clients living life with dignity and joy. We strive to ensure all our care is of the highest quality because what matters most to us is to work with our clients in improving their quality of life. Our is service based on the National Disability Service Standards.Learn more
Looking for Before and After School Childcare? Or help during the holidays with Vacation Care? Or perhaps you would like to meet some other parents while having fun with your child in a playgroup.
We offer safe and fun Centres where you can rest assured that your little one is safe, happy and having fun!
We also have various Supported Playgroups where you can meet other parents, learn parenting skills and bond with your child as they learn through play.
Who We Are
Community First Step is an independent, not-for-profit organisation working within the Fairfield Local Government Area.
Our Vision is to support and empower people to overcome disadvantage and barriers to personal, social and economic growth by delivering inclusive and innovative services.
Our Mission to work in partnership with the community, business and government to strive for excellence in meeting the holistic needs of our clients through the provision of high quality supportive, recreational, cultural, sporting and welfare programs.
Careers at CFS
Community First Step (CFS) is a not-for-profit organisation offering a wide range of services including children's services, disability services, community development, youth and family case management services. CFS aims to assist individuals overcome disadvantage and barriers to personal, social and economic growth.
To register your interest in working for us send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are currently looking for Casual Disability Workers and Childcare Educators.
For more information and position descriptions click here.
The Fairfield Youth and Community Centre is a 3,000 metres squared facility featuring multi-sports courts, break out space, rock climbing wall, inbuilt trampolines, and program rooms that Fairfield City Council have recently opened in the Fairfield Park recreational precinct.
This $8.5 million project was a jointly-funded program by the Australian Government and Fairfield City Council, with contribution from the Mount Pritchard & District Community Club Limited (Mounties).
Community First Step have been given the opportunity to run programs and a drop in at the centre since late November 2015.
Youth are able to access all the sporting and chill out zones for free as well as participate in weekly programs.
Ten minute walk from Fairfield station and CBD, we are open Mondays to Thursdays, 3pm - 6pm for ages 12 - 24, Vine Street, Fairfield.