We are a leading child welfare organisation committed to improving the lives of at-risk children, young people and families in our community for nearly 170 years.
OzChild works hard every day to provide a better future for those in our care with the belief that every child and young person deserves the chance to shine.
You Can Ask That video series
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Become a carer in our specialised, evidence-based program which is providing an alternative to residential care and getting kids with problem behaviours back on track.ENQUIRE TODAY
We are the largest provider of evidence-based and evidence-informed programs in Australia and are dedicated to achieving real outcomes for the children, young people and families in our care.FIND OUT MORE
Family Support Services
We provide support to families and children, helping to preserve the living situations of disadvantaged young people and prevent them from being placed in foster care. Find out more.
It is our goal to see that all children and young people are safe, respected and nurtured, and reach their full potential.
We support vulnerable children and young people by providing healing, preventing abuse and neglect, and strengthening families.
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 have been advised the process can take 3-6 months, seeing us join the scheme towards the end of the 2019 calendar year.
For any individual questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on the National Redress Scheme please go to nationalredress.gov.au