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.


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2019 CCWT Calendar Laden With Learning Opportunities

ACWA is delighted to present our 2019 CCWT Training Handbook detailing all the amazing training opportunities that await the sector this year. Our CCWT team is offering more than 290 workshops across 15 learning areas to enhance your skills or to gain a Certificate or Diploma. Check in to find out what’s happening in your local region. If you […]

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ACWA Member Event: National Redress Scheme and a Discussion With Dr Foote

This member forum, to be hosted at ACWA on the afternoon of February 6, will discuss implications for non-government out-of-home care agencies of the National Redress Scheme introduced in the wake of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. Speakers will include representatives from the Department of Justice, FACS and Knowmore, the […]

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ACWA’s NSW Election Platform

With NSW set to go to the polls on March 23, ACWA is calling on all sides of politics to prioritise the needs of vulnerable children and young people – particularly those who are living in out-of-home care, who are at risk of entering care, and who have left the care system. As part of […]

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