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 short courses and in-house training as well as specialised programs, coaching and supervision.


Perfect training solutions

Latest News

CCWT Training Needs Survey: The Results Are In!

CCWT extends a huge thank you to everyone who responded to our annual training needs survey. This survey is a vital tool that helps CCWT measure how we are faring in terms of the scope and quality of training services we are currently providing as well as analyse emerging training needs within the NSW community […]

Read more

Means Tested Adoption Allowance Commences Operation

A new means-tested adoption allowance announced by the NSW Government in March is now in operation. This allowance, which came into force on July 1, will mirror the carer allowance rates paid by the NSW Department of Family and Community Services so that an eligible person adopting a child in their care is likely to retain […]

Read more

Are You Eligible for Partial Funding to Study for a Qualification?

CCWT has funding under the Smart and Skilled scheme to offer subsidised qualifications. This could include qualifications in: Community services Child youth and family intervention, or Leadership and management. Funding is available to people who live or work in NSW, are over 15 years of age, and are Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents […]

Read more