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…
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The enjoyment the simple things bring to kids, such as building a tower out of blocks, playing mums and dads with dolls, or just kids playing with their friends. Every kid should have the right to do these things.
Every year we recognise and acknowledge the commitment and dedication of OzChild carers at our annual carer dinner event. While this year we cannot celebrate our carers in person, during…
While we appreciate and give thanks to our carers every day, special weeks like Foster Care Week provide us with a wonderful opportunity to highlight the incredibly important role carers play in supporting children and young people.
Every year we recognise and acknowledge the commitment and dedication of OzChild carers at our annual carer dinner event.
While National Child Protection Week is celebrating 30 years of putting children first, putting children first has been part of the fabric at OzChild for nearly 170 years.
While we appreciate and give thanks to our kin and kith carers every day, special weeks like Kinship Carers Week provide us with a wonderful opportunity to highlight the incredibly important role family plays in caring for children and young people.
Today’s report released by Social Ventures Australia (SVA) makes a strong economic case for long-term investment in targeted early intervention and intensive family preservation to prevent children entering out-of-home care (OOHC) in Victoria.
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.
OzChild’s SafeCare® Educator, Belinda Guilmartin, spends her days teaching parents of at-risk children five years and under the skills and knowledge they need to properly care for their children.
We were delighted to be part of the official launch of the CaringLife app which took place on 26 June.
The unique Common Elements program is producing positive outcomes for families in need of additional support.
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