ACWA in the News

The following news items come from a variety of media and mention ACWA and it's activities.

When Fairfield residents Kellie and Rodney opened their home to foster children last year, they had no idea how rewarding it would be. View the full article.
Lots of love. That’s how Ross and Denise Kenny have managed to help support dozens of children in need over the years. Read More.
Looking after one's own biological kids can be tough at times, but taking responsibility for someone else's children takes a special type of person or persons. View full article
THE Association of Children's Welfare Agencies is backing calls by the Australian Council of Social Service for a coordinated approach to tackling disadvantage in Australia, saying reducing poverty...
Over 18,000 young people in NSW need foster care. Often families who would consider foster care are unsure of the best way to go about it, or if they may be suitable to take on foster care...
Andrew McCallum AM is the CEO of the Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies of New South Wales. He was in Adelaide recently to share his insight into Australia’s complex child protection systems...
Let's spare a thought for youth in foster care who turn 18 this week. Traditionally viewed as a significant milestone to celebrate, an 18th birthday for these young people also signals their exit...
Two newborn babies found abandoned within the space of one week have sent a community into shock. The first discovery, where a baby boy survived five days of scorching heat, deprived of any care or...
It is more than a week since a newborn baby was found abandoned at the bottom of a stormwater drain in Sydney. In the wake of this heartbreaking event, the Fostering NSW inquiry phone line has been...
A newborn baby survived for six days at the bottom of a stormwater drain in Sydney before being discovered on Sunday. Read full article.

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