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 short courses and in-house training as well as specialised programs, coaching and supervision.

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Latest News

Revised Joint Protocol Now Available

The Joint Protocol to reduce contact of young people in residential care with the criminal justice system has been revised to reflect changes to the service system since it was originally introduced in 2016. The latest edition, which can be downloaded here, has also undergone a design refresh. The Joint Protocol was prepared by the […]

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2019 NSW Youth Work Awards

ACWA was proud to be a sponsor of Youth Action’s 2019 NSW Youth Work Awards, which were announced at a gala ceremony held in Sydney on October 1. The NSW Youth Work Awards are an annual celebration of the exceptional work of youth services and youth workers in our state. This year’s event attracted more […]

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End of Year Short Courses: Sydney Metro

If you have time to squeeze in some training before Christmas, CCWT has plenty of options on offer. Read on to discover what courses we have coming up in the Sydney metro area: Please contact our CCWT team to discuss how we can support all your training and professional development needs: ccwt@ccwt.edu.au

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CAPS ACWA Member Offer

‘Buy One Get One Free’ CAPS Safe Children Conference Ticket for ACWA Members
CAPS is offering ACWA Members a discounted ticket price to the Safe Children Conference ticket in Sydney on 22 October. Book your ticket on the Conference website and get a second one free.
CAPS Safe Children Conference
22 October 2019
Doltone House, Darling Island, Sydney

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