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First Impressions – Clothing Exchange

Empowering women for brighter futures

The First Impressions Clothing Exchange (FICE) aims to empower women for brighter futures through training, networking and affordable clothing.

Cire’s First Impressions Clothing Exchange (F.I.C.E) might be your first step in the right direction. Our skilled trainers can help you with resume writing, identifying your transferable skills to succeed in new industries and preparing you for interviews.

Our team are busy working on ways to provide you with our programs and services to help you feel connected, supported and on track.

Now with two convenient locations, Mooroolbark and Yarra Junction, drop in for a cuppa and pick up a bargain at the same time.

The First Impressions Clothing Exchange Online Store

Visit our online store today

Pick up a bargain without leaving your home. The FICE online store is the place for any fashion enthusiast. You’ll find a look to suit any occasion.

Clothing donations are welcome

Did you know we have multiple drop-off locations across Mooroolbark, Chirnside Park, Seville, Lilydale and Yarra Junction?

Simply leave your generous donations in the FICE baskets and contribute to our sustainable mission, knowing that your pre-loved goods are supporting your local community.

Donation Locations:
– Yarra Junction Community Hub
– Chirnside Park Community Hub
– Cire Lilydale campus
– Seville Community House

Donations are only accepted during business hours.

Newsletter

Stay updated on news, programs, workshops events, sales and more with our bi-monthly community newsletter.

“After 2 years of searching, I finally found employment because of the ongoing support and skills I learned through FICE.

FICE do so much good for the community, thank you to all!”

Support FICE and reap the benefits

Friends of FICE membership is open for all our supporters, stakeholders and members of the public to join.

By becoming a member, you will directly contribute to the success and longevity of the First Impressions Clothing Exchange.

Annual membership $20

The benefits

  • Priority to the monthly newsletter
  • Priority access to all FICE events
  • Access to member-only promotions
  • $10 birthday voucher
  • 10% off all purchases ( on presentation of your membership card)
  • Receive an exclusive pamper pack valued at over $75

Visit the FICE online store to become a member today…

Follow us on social media

For give-aways, news, live streaming, specials and everything FICE. Follow our pages and stay connected.

BSB30120 Certificate III in Business

Do you have clients who would like to work in business, administration or retail? Cire Training and FICE have the perfect solution for agencies to help their clients gain fundamental skills to confidently apply for jobs in office administration or customer services roles.

How can you support FICE?

All funds raised through sponsorship enable FICE to continue providing a range of services, programs and events designed to provide training and empower women to achieve their employment goals. 

We understand that goodwill should go both ways, which is why we have designed the following sponsorship packages to support those who support us.

Donations are tax deductible

By supporting FICE you’re supporting an entire community. FICE is more than a store, our team are dedicated to helping women gain employment and get back on track.

Become a FICE volunteer

Learn valuable skills while volunteering in a retail environment, connect with the community and help our mission to empower women for brighter futures.

Check out our video workshops

The team at FICE have been delivering online workshops to help women brush up on job skills.

FICE Blog

Interesting articles and updates.

FICE perfect fit for volunteer Trisha

FICE perfect fit for volunteer Trisha

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FICE launched at Yarra Junction

FICE launched at Yarra Junction

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FICE goes mobile

FICE goes mobile

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Runaway success for FICE Fashion Show

Runaway success for FICE Fashion Show

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A sell-out fashion show on 12 February was the perfect event…
$10,000 CommBank boost for FICE

$10,000 CommBank boost for FICE

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Cire’s First Impressions Clothing Exchange, and financially…

Mooroolbark

10am – 4pm, Tuesday to Friday

Call: 1300 835 235
Email: firstimpressions@cire.org.au

66/74 Brice Avenue, Mooroolbark

Yarra Junction

9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday

Call: 1300 835 235
Email: firstimpressions@cire.org.au

2463 Warburton Hwy, Yarra Junction