Achieving real outcomes

OzChild is the largest provider of evidence-based programs for children, young people and families in Australia.

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Could you be the difference?

We're looking for individuals or couples who are interested in becoming specialised or long-term foster carers.

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Ready to play your part?

Now delivering this life-changing program in South Australia, Treatment Foster Care Oregon is a program that supports young people with complex behaviours. Find out how you can become a treatment foster carer.

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Are you ready to play your part?

We're looking for individuals or couples who are interested in becoming foster carers.

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Ready to play your part?

Treatment Foster Care Oregon is a specialised foster care program that supports young people with complex behaviours. We're looking for individuals or couples who are interested in becoming treatment foster carers.

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Your chance to own this beautiful handmade quilt!

The Emerald Quiltaholics have been supporting OzChild’s foster care program for more than 10 years, donating beautiful one-of-a-kind handmade quilts to children and young people.

Foster Care
Foster Care Week 2022

Foster Care Week is celebrated in Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia from 11-17 September. We are both humbled and amazed by the enormous contribution of our village of carers who open their homes, their hearts and their lives giving back to the community so selflessly. 

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Let’s give parents a fair go too

While National Child Protection Week reminds us that every child, in every community, deserves a fair go, parents must be afforded the same right.

Our success Stories

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Kai’s story

Kai* entered foster care in January 2020 aged 14. When he arrived, he had been diagnosed with moderate depression, social anxiety and moderate OCD and he had been refusing to take his medication for some time.

Kai’s story
Bella’s story

Bella and her parents were referred to OzChild’s Stepping Stones to School (SS2S) program by her kindergarten teacher. Five-year-old Bella was attending her second year of four-year-old kinder.

Bella’s story
The Mitchell family’s story

The Mitchell family remind us of the increasing issue of adolescent violence in the home and the impact that programs like FFT can have.

The Mitchell family’s story
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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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