'Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much' –Helen Keller
Fernlea appreciates the strong connections we have with business and value their shared support and commitment in the local community we serve.
Rotary club of emerald & district
The Rotary Club of Emerald & District funded Fernlea to purchase a water tank and pump for the garden at our Shop of Opportunities. The water we collect ensures we can water our vegetable, fruit and flower gardens all year round. The produce we organically grow in our gardens is used by our chef to prepare fresh and healthy meals for our guests.
St John of God Berwick
St John of God kindly provide Fernlea Stephenson House in Berwick to operate our day respite services in Berwick every Friday. Their support with meals, furnishings and guest parking assists us to meet the needs of our guests who live in Pakenham, Berwick and surrounds.
Sunil from Aah Clean maintains the cleaning of our gutters to prevent leaf build-up and water damage. Aah Clean also specialises in cleaning of solar panels, window and glass cleaning, and pressure and exterior cleaning. Call Sunil on 0416 484 644.
Bryn Cann Gardens
Bryn Cann has been maintaining our gardens in-kind at Fernlea House since 2012. Brynn's professional, reliable and friendly service is truly appreciated by Fernlea and guests alike.
A Break in the clouds
Phil Morton is Chief Cloud-Breaker at A Break in the Clouds. Should you need any assistance with website development, social media or IT support, please call 0414 709 794. Phil has provided probono IT support for our website for a number of years.
Founded in early in 2015 by Dave, Key Permaculture combines his qualified trade skills, knowledge and background along with a passion and enthusiasm for growing (and harvesting!) backyard produce to every aspect of his professional work. Dave provided in-kind services to lay our slab and install the water tank for the community garden at the Shop of Ops.
Dandenong Ranges Mobile Computer Service
Neil McBride provides a range of services, including new computer setup, virus and spyware removal, computer maintenance and tune ups, printer and scanner setup, internet and email setup, home networking and wireless setup, repairs, upgrades and replacement, data recovery and training services. Neil has supported Fernlea for a number of year, but providing his service at a discounted rate.
fairy rose rainbow kids face painting
Fairy Rose & Friends at Rainbow Kids Face raised $170 for Fernlea at Funfest by having a fairy garden donation tin. Thank you to the magical powers of Fairy Rose. Rainbow Kids' entertainment packages are a great way to brighten up any event. They offer heaps of fun things like:
*Pregnant Painting (GREAT for baby showers!)
*Face Painting Classes
Custom handmade Wands & Enchanted Mirrors
southern cross rubbish removal
Andrew and his team at Southern Cross Removal provide a much appreciated and valued service to Fernlea Shop of Opportunities. They bring any salvageable goodies to the Shop for us to on-sell. Contact Rob on 0408 242 015 for all your rubbish removal.
pro wire electrics
Bruce from Pro Wire Electrics supplies discounted electrical services to all of Fernlea's services. Contact Bruce for reliable and friendly services at a competitive price for all your electrical needs on 0448 801 626.
total floor cleaning solutions
Luke from Total Floor Cleaning Services supplies discounted carpet and furniture steam cleaning. Total Floor Cleaning Solutions are specialists in Hard Surface Cleaning and have revolutionised the way to restore and maintain all floors! You can contact Luke on 0408 327 957.
Autotech test & tag
Dave at Autotech Test & Tags all our electrical equipment every twelve months and provides a discount to all not for profit organisations. Contact Dave on 9543 9500
CFA Fire services
Kevin from Monbulk CFA maintains our fire extinguishers and replacements. Contact Kevin on 0400563 314.
security response services
Shane and his team provide cost effective alarm systems, closed circuit camera systems and alarm monitoring to domestic and commercial customers. Contact Shane on 0417 509 252
jl Automatic transmissions
John from JL Autmotive Transmissions services our Fernlea vehicle. 5968 5052