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) 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 is the training arm of the Association of Children's Welfare Agencies (ACWA), a Registered Training Organisation.

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

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Latest News

CCWT Online Courses 2020

COVID-19 may have placed face to face learning on hold, but CCWT has an abundance of online training options on offer to make sure the knowledge and skills of our sector workforce continues to grow during this period. Explore below the array of workshops we have in the mix throughout the rest of 2020: CCWT […]

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What’s New at ACWA: September Update

Welcome to our latest newsletter, which heralds the announcement of a number of exciting new initiatives that ACWA has in motion, in collaboration with our sector colleagues. You will also find an update on the advocacy efforts that we are undertaking, in step with our member agencies, to address critical systemic issues that are impacting […]

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ACWA Announces New Project Aimed at Delivering Stronger Outcomes for Vulnerable Children and Young People with Disability

ACWA is pleased to announce details of a key sector project we are undertaking, ‘Falling through the gaps? Delivering the best possible outcomes for vulnerable children and young people with disability’. The core purpose of this collaborative initiative, which will commence in November, is to identify practical pathways, initiatives, tools, training and other resources that […]

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Letter to Minister Seeks Family Preservation Program Funding Certainty

ACWA has written to the Minister for Families, Communities and Disability Services, Gareth Ward, seeking urgent and favourable advice on the future funding of intensive family preservation and support related programs. This letter puts forward the case for why the Government should be guaranteeing the ongoing funding of these critical services, and also demonstrates the […]

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