Merger of Bethany Community Support and BCYF

Transfer of client information

Bethany Community Support (Bethany) and Barwon Child, Youth & Family (BCYF) will formally merge into one legal entity called BCYF – Bethany Limited, effective on 1 April 2023. The services provided by both Bethany and BCYF will continue uninterrupted, and the merger will not impact the services you access at either organisation.

To ensure continuity of care for our service users, all records will be automatically retained and securely stored by the new merged entity (BCYF – Bethany Limited). Bethany service users may alternatively request that their information is not transferred, or may request that their records be transferred to another provider of their nomination, or that their information be transferred to them directly, by contacting Bethany on (03) 5278 8122 no later than 31st March 2023.

Both BCYF and Bethany Group are accredited against the relevant Community Services standards and adhere to all relevant privacy legislation including the collection and storage of client information.

We would like to thank you all for allowing us to provide support and look forward to continuing to work with you all in the future.