Our Lady of Good Counsel and All Hallows Parish

52 Deepdene Rd
Deepdene VIC 3103
19 Brenbeal St
Balwyn VIC 3103

Contact: Helen Darrer

T: 03 9816 9291

E: hdarrer61@hotmail.com

W: Visit website

Current Actions

  • Housing Assistance
  • Advocacy
  • Material Aid collection

Our Lady of Good Counsel and All Hallows Parish [Balwyn]

What you can do locally


Housing Assistance

The Parish has two houses, one managed by Lentara and the other by Red Cross. The occupants of the Lentara house are on Bridging Visas while the others are in Community Detention.




The Asylum Seeker and Refugee Group are responsible for involving the Parish in Outreach Support through Education and Awareness, the Parish donation program and liturgical formation.


Material Support

Material Aid collection

The group also provides practical, ongoing support to asylum seeker and refugee individuals or families hosted in accommodation owned by the Parish.