A Flexible Approach to
Family Care
beginning with early childhood

Our Social Enterprise Mission

"They say ”It takes a village….

We support communities by empowering families to receive or provide quality ‘Life. Be in it.’™ FamilyCare for their children, elderly and people with disability. We provide families with information, training and employment opportunities putting people before profit, effectively re-villaging our society"

Amanda McFadden – Founder

Life. Be in it. FamilyCare works with individuals, families and communities to increase wellbeing, build strengths and encourage optimism for a better life.

As a Licensee and ambassador for Life. Be in it. FamilyCare we are committed to:

  • Embracing the might of families and strengths of individuals and communities;
  • Developing partnerships and alliances that support family and community outcomes;
  • Contributing to the economic and social development of the communities in which we work;
  • Investing in continuous improvement in Life. Be in it. FamilyCare practices."

We are beginning in Geelong supporting families to set-up new small businesses starting with early childhood family care where the focus is on providing more flexible quality care building better brains and healthy bodies. 

Liam McFadden – Managing Director

We support families to be more active and live more of their lives 

Ours is a truly inclusive platform where families can discover information and opportunities to both receive and provide family care and support services for children, elderly and people with a disability.


A real passion

Life. Be in it. FamilyCare support workers  are motivated people with a passion for family care work, a commitment to high standards, and making a positive difference to their local community.


Induction Program

Everyone providing family care on the platform will have been thoroughly vetted, have all necessary personal and home safety checks, and will have completed our comprehensive induction training.


Earn n' Learn Opportunities

If you wish to to undertake further training to enhance you or your business; our network partners offers pathways to professional development courses and higher qualifications. 


Employment Pathways

If you go on to obtain higher qualifications you will be supported by our network partners to register with an Approved Service or find alternative employment. 

Meet Our Life. Be in it. FamilyCare Team

Liam McFadden

Liam is a co-founder of the Clann Group and brings 25 years business experience to support Members to establish, maintain and grow a sustainable small business offering family care services

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Amanda McFadden

Amanda is a co-founder of the Clann Group and in her role in member on-boarding and support is to help you to get your Clann platform profile up and running quickly resolving any queries.

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Bozena Okabe
Community Liaison

Bo is a community and family group networker and with her background in securing funding support and coordinating home-based childcare centres. She is the person to contact if you need flexible childcare in your area and/or interested in a childcare career.

Vera Vasilchenko
Induction and Compliance

She is a Diploma qualified industry specialist and has a passion for early childhood learning and their professional development. She has her background in industry compliance with national childcare laws and regulations. Please contact Vera for any professional development and compliance matters

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Robert Palmer
Education Advisor

A professional development/ early learning resources expert and an Australian teacher/ administrator who held senior executive positions in State and National Teacher organisations. He has written 400+ teacher support/ student activity books and Certificate III and Diploma courses in Community Services.

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Pallavi Mathur
Marketing Assistant

She works on marketing initiatives and spreads the word about Clann to people. Prior to Clann, she worked in social media marketing and holds bachelor of Electronics Engineering and Master of International Business degrees. She loves creativity. For any queries regarding Clann, she is the person to get in touch with.


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