Association of Children's Welfare Agencies

The Association of Children's Welfare Agencies (ACWA) is the NSW non-government peak body representing the voice of community organisations working with vulnerable children, young people and their families.

We work with our members, partners, government and non-government agencies and other peak bodies to bring about positive systemic reform that will deliver better outcomes to the lives of children and young people, including those living in out-of-home care.

Centre for Community Welfare Training

The Centre for Community Welfare Training (CCWT) is a Registered Training Organisation which provides cost effective and accessible training opportunities for people working across the community welfare sector in NSW, in particular those working with vulnerable children, young people and families.

CCWT provides both calendar and in-house training as well as specialised programs, coaching and supervision.

Back at CCWT By Popular Demand!

Don’t miss out on the last opportunity to attend these popular CCWT workshops this year. Talking with Kids About Tricky Topics   Date: Thursday, November 23 Venue: Sydney Presenter: Terry Georgeson Talking to kids about tricky topics is part of what workers and carers need to do. We need to explore ways of being truthful with […]

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NDIS and its Interface with OOHC: NSW Roadshow

A total of nine forums have been convened across the state, from Albury in the South to Ballina in the North, under this joint initiative between ACWA and FACS. These forums have been well attended and there are plans to potentially hold more in the new year. In the meantime, upcoming forums scheduled for the […]

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Tackling Poverty to Reduce Child Abuse and Neglect

The Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies (ACWA) has welcomed calls by the Australian Council of Social Services (ACOSS) for a new national effort to address the rise of child poverty in Australia. According to ACOSS, one in six children are living below the poverty line. The national peak has marked the beginning of this week’s […]

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