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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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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

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

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


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