Association of Children's Welfare Agencies
The Association of Children's Welfare Agencies (ACWA) is the NSW non-government peak body representing the voice of community organisations working with vulnerable children, young people and their families.
We work with our members, partners, government and non-government agencies and other peak bodies to bring about positive systemic reform that will deliver better outcomes to the lives of children and young people, including those living in out-of-home care.
Centre for Community Welfare Training
The Centre for Community Welfare Training (CCWT) is a Registered Training Organisation which provides cost effective and accessible training opportunities for people working across the community welfare sector in NSW, in particular those working with vulnerable children, young people and families.
CCWT provides both calendar and in-house training as well as specialised programs, coaching and supervision.
ACWA Conference 2018
20th – 22nd August
NSW’s community sector peak bodies call on the Government to immediately make public the full, independent Tune Review into out of home care. There is nearly $2 billion spent each year on the approximately 20,000 children and young people in out of home care. What information we do have from the Tune Report warns that […]Read more
The NSW Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) has today named Adopt Change, in partnership with Prosper (Project Australia) and the Early Start Discovery Space, as the recipient of the NSW Carer Tender. The $2.3 million contract gives these organisations responsibility for the newly named My Forever Family NSW program, supporting and recruiting carers […]Read more
The Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies (ACWA) is using National Families Week to highlight the urgent need in NSW for more families to help vulnerable children find permanency in safe, loving homes by becoming emergency, respite or restoration carers, or by considering open adoption from care. More than 60 children enter out-of-home care across NSW […]Read more