OzChild

For over 167 years, OzChild has been committed to the protection of
Australia’s most vulnerable children and families.

Our vision is to ensure all children and young people
are safe, respected, nurtured and reach their full potential.

OZCHILD STATEMENT ON THE NATIONAL REDRESS SCHEME

In July 2018 the government introduced the National Redress Scheme in response to recommendations by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. The Scheme started on 1 July 2018 and will run for 10 years.

OzChild welcomes the scheme and recognises the help it will provide to people who have experienced institutional child sexual abuse to gain access to compensation, along with counselling and psychological services.

OzChild is currently working through the process of entry into the Scheme. We hope to finalise this in early 2019.

For any individual questions, please email redress@ozchild.org.au

For more information on the National Redress Scheme please go to nationalredress.gov.au

Become a foster carer with OzChild

Become a foster carer today

Can you be extraordinary for a child who needs an ordinary life? We need foster carers to provide a safe and loving home for vulnerable children.

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Treatment Foster Care Oregon (TFCO)

For the first time in Australia, an evidence-based, internationally successful program is providing an alternative to residential care in Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland and getting kids with problem behaviours back on track.

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Meet our Young Carers

We’re celebrating some of our amazing young carers who are proving that age, career and lifestyle is no barrier to becoming a foster carer.

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Because I Can! A “Modern Day Village” Foster Care Panel

Hear tips, tears, laughs and heart warming moments whilst panellists share their thoughts on the Modern Day Village and the critical role foster care plays for everyone in the community.

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Our services

Our services

We offer a range of specialised services to assist children and their families throughout Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland and the ACT. Find out more.

Christmas Wishing Tree Appeal

Give the gift of joy to some of Australia’s most vulnerable children this Christmas. Find out more.

Donate today

Making a donation is one of the best ways you can support our work. Help us to protect, nurture and develop Australian children and young people. Donate now.

Volunteer with OzChild

Volunteer with us

We are always on the lookout for new volunteers. If you are able to spare some time to support our work, please get in touch.  Find out more.

OzChild news

OzChild news

Keep up-to-date on what’s making news in the world of OzChild. Read the latest articles, op-eds and media releases. 
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Upcoming events

november, 2018

22nov6:30 pm8:00 pmFeaturedBecause I Can! A "Modern Day Village" Foster Care PanelMoorabbin, VIC

26nov6:00 pm7:30 pmTFCO foster care information sessionDandenong, VIC

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