Melanie Andrews

As Deputy State Director with Life Without Barriers, Melanie oversees the strategic and operational management of all Family Based Care (Foster Care)
placements in NSW. Melanie has worked in the Community Services Sector for over 20 years and is a member of the Family Services NSW Board With a strong sense of social justice, Melanie commenced her Social Work career in community development roles in disadvantaged communities across Sydney NSW For over 15 years, Melanie has held senior leadership roles with large non profit organisations overseeing the operations of child and family services, mental health services, disability, community aged care and community development programs. Melanie’s passion is to deliver high quality community services that improve the overall outcomes of vulnerable children and young people, families and communities.