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News, Parenting
Improving Parenting Skills to Better Protect Little Ones

The very real need to better protect newborns and toddlers from abuse and neglect was the driving force behind OzChild’s quest to break the cycle of disadvantage many children and…

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Foster Care, News
Early intervention key to better protect children and young people

A new report released today by Social Ventures Australia Limited (SVA Consulting) makes a strong economic case for long-term investment in targeted early intervention and intensive family preservation to prevent…

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News
New Podcasts Aim to Provide Tips and Tell Stories about Foster Care

The Who Cares? Podcasts are available through the Carer KaFÉ website and whilst they are aimed at educating and informing new and potential carers, those in the accreditation stage who are looking…

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News
Leading child welfare agency, OzChild expands its service delivery to support vulnerable children in Melbourne’s West

From 1 June 2019 OzChild’s footprint has been significantly increased as the agency has taken over from The Salvo’s in one of Melbourne’s most rapidly growing areas, the west. Read…

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News
Mother’s Day makeover for OzChild carer Helen Fox

On Saturday 4 May, one very special foster carer received a well-deserved early Mother’s Day home makeover. Helen Fox has been a foster carer with OzChild since 1987, and over…

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News
IDAHOBIT 2019

17 May marks the International Day against homophobia, biphobia, intersexism and transphobia – also known as IDAHOBIT. People all over Australia will stand against discrimination in support of lesbian, gay,…

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Building a better informed village of carers with the help of technology

The first of its kind in the Victorian child welfare sector, and possibly in Australia, The Village App is providing OzChild’s foster and kinship carers with the information they need, when they…

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Dr Lisa J. Griffiths celebrates five years as Chief Executive Officer at OzChild

February marks five years since Dr Lisa J. Griffiths took over the reins at OzChild and our future certainly looks bright! When Lisa arrived at OzChild five years ago the…

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