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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

Families

Advice for families.

Our News

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

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Volunteers are at the heart of Kids First

Ahead of a special National Volunteer Week event to recognise Kids First’s many dedicated volunteers, the organisation’s CEO Aileen Ashford said volunteers bring myriad riches to the organisation.

20 May 2019

Chipping in for Charity

Almost 135 golfers descended on Yarra Yarra Golf Club to Chip in for Charity and raise money for Kids First

02 Apr 2019

Saving kids from toxic lives curbs future poverty and crime

There are now proven interventions that can deal with the mental and physical damage from childhoods of extreme adversity.

26 Mar 2019

1 in 35 children in Australia need protection

Rate of child protection services continues to rise, with 1 in 35 children in Australia receiving services.

17 Mar 2019

Upcoming Events

We hold regular workshops, sessions and community events.

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Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month

Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month is held during May each year to raise community awareness and promote a clear message that domestic and family violence will not be tolerated in our communities

01/05/2019

Mothers Day

Mother's Day is a celebration honoring the mother of the family, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society.

12/05/2019

2019 Lunchtime Rumours Feast

Hosted by Ross Stevenson and featuring the 3AW Breakfast Team, the 14th Annual Kids First Lunchtime Rumours Feast is on again at the Plaza Ballroom with all proceeds going to our programs for children and families.

16/08/2019

2019 LRF Reservation

Hosted by Ross Stevenson and featuring the 3AW Breakfast Team, the 14th Annual Kids First Lunchtime Rumours Feast is on again at the Plaza Ballroom with all proceeds going to our programs for children and families.

16/08/2019

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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Donate

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

Volunteer

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

Fundraise

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