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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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Secure your place in Caring Dads facilitator training, led by Kids First

03 Sep 2019

14th Annual Lunchtime Rumours Feast hits a high note

It's with great thanks to our event sponsors and attendees, that this year's Lunchtime Rumours Feast generated a fundraising record for Kids First.

21 Aug 2019

A new study shows Early Years education is the key to changing vulnerable children’s lives

A unique Early Years learning model is having a significant positive impact on the lives of vulnerable young children and their caregivers, an Australian first study has found.

11 Jun 2019

Caring Dads program funding major boost to address family violence

The Victorian State Budget will enable continuation of Kids First's 'Caring Dads' program that tackles family violence from the unique perspective of men's role as fathers.

28 May 2019

Upcoming Events

We hold regular workshops, sessions and community events.

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Brainy baby parenting information session

Kids First will host a free ‘Brainy baby parenting information session’ for parents and caregivers of babies under 2 years-of-age, and we would love to see you there! The session will cover practical skills and tools for you and your baby to thrive.


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