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History

Our history of working in the area can be traced back some 30 years.

1975

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Ulla Bartels in Carramar began working as a volunteer home tutor in conversational English for the many Indo-Chinese refugees settling in Fairfield.

1978

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Opening of the Carramar Community Center

1980

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Funding by Fairfield Council and NSW Government of two-year part time community worker role (to full time in 1990).

1984

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Community Centre office at Carramar Public School in a demountable supplied by Fairfield City Council.

1990

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Carramar Child Care Centre opened.

1993

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Carramar Community Centre becomes Fairfield East Community Organisation (FECO) INC.

1994

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Work now incorporates the Carramar Child Care Centre, a Before and After School Centre, a community development program and work with adults with an intellectual disability.

1999

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FECO was allocated two units in the Kamira Court complex in Villawood by the NSW Housing Authority.

2003

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Change of name to Woodville Community Services and move of Head Office to its current location in Kamira Court.

2013

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Opening of a new purpose built facility for the disability services and Corporate Services team.

2015

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Change of name of Woodville Alliance.

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