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Why raising the age of criminal responsibility is so important

In Victoria during 2018-19, 34 children aged 10-13 years were in detention and all were unsentenced. While the number of children is low, the costs of incarceration to these children, their families, their communities and society are high.

Foster Care
OzChild Achieve Australian First

OzChild’s Treatment Foster Care Oregon program in Melbourne’s South East is not only saving vulnerable kids from a lifetime of disadvantage, but is the first in Australia to receive certification….

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Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare Appoints New Chair

At the Centre’s first virtual AGM, our deputy chairperson Dr Lisa J. Griffiths acknowledged our outgoing Chairperson Paul McDonald. Paul is well known to most of our members having been…

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MEDIA RELEASE

Leading Community Service Organisation OzChild launches new program to keep children and young people in Victoria from entering out-of-home care OzChild is working with at-risk families in Western Melbourne, Brimbank…

Our success stories

Victoria’s story

Victoria has settled into family life well and now talks with a sense of hope and optimism about her future including her desire to travel and live overseas.

Victoria’s story
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
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