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Early Learning

Early learning curriculum that prepares children for successful lifelong learning.

Children & Youth

Programs and assistance for children and people under 18.

Mums & Dads

Advice for mums and dads


Advice for families.

Our News

Check out the latest news and happenings within the Kids First Australia community.

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Greenacres golfers put kids first

Kids First's Mentoring Mums program received a huge boost recently from the ladies' club.

17 Oct 2018

CMiM at the OPEN Symposium

The Kids First-led Children & Mothers in Mind program won acclaim this morning.

09 Oct 2018

What's behind The Orange Door?

Kids First has been chosen to lead a key initiative to protect children and families exposed to family violence.

17 Sep 2018

Welcome to Kids First

With great excitement we unveil an apt new name and logo.

20 Aug 2018

Upcoming Events

We hold regular workshops, sessions and community events.

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Children's Week

Children's Week celebrates the right of children to enjoy childhood. It is also a time for children to demonstrate their talents, skills and abilities.



A night often celebrated by children dressing up in frightening masks and costumes while Trick and Treating within their local community.


Drop in and play for Kids and Dads

Free drop in and play sessions for children ages 0 - 5 with their fathers/male carers living in City of Darebin.


Kalories 4 Kidz - Happiness Project

Force Fitness Studio and The Happiness Project have teamed up to raise money for Kids First. Every dollar donated will be turned into calories on the Assault Bike, which then will be completed by athletes on the day.


Evidence based programs

The agency is committed to evaluating the efficacy of its programs and has implemented a continual improvement strategy to ensure its services are of the highest quality.

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Over 400 families

supported through our therapeutic and counselling services

56 mentoring mums

helping give babies and new mothers the best possible start together

190+ hours weekly

from our dedicated volunteers across our community network

" Kids First is one of Australia's oldest independent child welfare community organisations which has a proud history of delivering services to children and families since 1896. "

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Support Kids First

So that our innovative, dedicated services can continue to protect children and strengthen families, please donate generously to help us continue our work in your community.

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Your generosity means we can continue helping vulnerable children and disadvantaged families


We have a number of opportunities where your valuable volunteer time will be put to great use


We welcome the opportunity to be considered as the beneficiary of your next event