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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 & Families

Advice for mums, dads & families.

Education & Training

Resources and workshops for people working with children.

Our News

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

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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

Rumours Feast breaks record

Today's 3AW Lunchtime Rumours Feast fundraiser was one for the (young) ages...

17 Aug 2018

Bank staff make big deposit

Find out which bank's staff social club just donated 10k to establish Melbourne’s first sensory room for child therapy.

23 Jul 2018

Upcoming Events

We hold regular workshops, sessions and community events.

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AFL Grand Final Day

THE 2018 AFL Grand Final will start at 2.30pm AEST on Saturday, September 29 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.


NRL Grand Final Day

The 2018 NRL Grand Final will be the conclusive and premiership-deciding game of the 2018 National Rugby League season.


Designer Fashion Sale

Our Op Shop is set to burst into the social season with a fabulous array of designer fashionwear. In fact, we've been blessed with so much quality stock we have no option but to clear it for a song!


Working with Fathers who use Violence 1

An opportunity for staff to boost their understanding of family violence including increased confidence in working with fathers, and a range of tools for working with fathers who use violence.


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