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The OzChild story

OzChild is 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 has been working hard to provide a better future for those in our care, with the belief that every child and young person deserves the chance to shine.

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Our Evidence-Based
Approach

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.

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The work we do

Foster and Kinship care
Foster and Kinship care
Foster & Kinship Care

Our foster and kinship care programs find safe and loving homes for children and young people in need, whilst providing full training and support to our community of carers.

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Prevention & Strengthening Families
Prevention & Strengthening Families
Prevention &
Strengthening Families

Our prevention and strengthening services support families through the delivery of early intervention and evidence-based programs, with the aim to strengthen and repair relationships.

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Important health & wellbeing information

Find out how we are supporting our carers, children, young people and their family members as well as OzChild staff during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

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Latest News and Events

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News
New trial producing positive outcomes for families

The unique Common Elements program is producing positive outcomes for families in need of additional support.

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Natalee’s Story

For many, parenting comes easily, even naturally, and most have the support of family and friends. But for some, like Natalee*, who have faced significant trauma or disadvantage with a limited support network, parenting can be a real struggle.

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$77.5 million package to support kids through COVID-19 crisis

OzChild applauds the announcement from the Andrew’s Labor Government of additional funding to provide much needed support during the COVID-19 crisis.

Our success Stories

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William’s story

Since being placed in the specialised foster care program, Treatment Foster Care Oregon, William has made great progress at home and school. Read more about William’s remarkable story.

William’s story
Leo’s story

With the help of the specialised foster care program Treatment Foster Care Oregon, Leo’s* behaviour improved remarkably. Find out more about Leo’s story now.

Leo’s story
Amber’s story

With the help of the parenting program SafeCare®, Amber and her children’s lives have been turned around. Find out more about Amber’s story now.

Amber’s story
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