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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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Kids First to adopt new program

A US developed and clinically tested program is set to help young children & families in adversity.

14 Nov 2018

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

Upcoming Events

We hold regular workshops, sessions and community events.

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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.


Children & Mothers in Mind Masterclass

In conjunction with the SAFER Families Conference, Kids First & University of Melbourne are presenting an overview of this program for mums and infants who’ve experienced domestic violence.


White Ribbon Day

White Ribbon Australia is a part of a global movement to end men’s violence against women. All women in our country should live in safety, free from violence and abuse.


OPEN Forum

Featuring Kids First's Director of Client Services, Emily McDonald, the OPEN Forum connects the dots of evidence-informed practice.


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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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