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.


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Plenty on the CCWT Calendar During July

In the blink of an eye we are almost halfway through 2017. Which means if you haven’t started working on your professional development goals for this year then you had better get onto it quickly! CCWT has some amazing workshops coming your way in July. One of our new courses, Walking with Clients through Pregnancy […]

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Special Event: Safe – On Country and In Culture

AbSec, ACWA and Fostering NSW are hosting the special event, ‘Safe: On Country and In Culture‘, on June 9 to continue the conversation about the over-representation of Aboriginal children in out-of-home care, and explore ideas for raising awareness about the need for Aboriginal kinship and foster carers to care for Aboriginal kids at times when […]

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ACWA News: Volume 1, 2017

Our first edition of ACWA News for 2017 has just landed off the press. Find out what the year has held in store so far, including photos from our CCWT team’s 30th anniversary celebrations.

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June Learning and Development Opportunities at CCWT

CCWT prides itself on delivering workshops that provide solutions and best practice strategies for those working in the community sector. We conduct research and consult annually with the sector in order to determine its training needs and priorities, and work hard to ensure that our workshops are of the highest quality possible. Our training professionals […]

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Why a Business Model for Community Sector Services?

CCWT presenter Grace Leotta writes about business models and why they matter: Times have changed. Services are working in an increasingly competitive environment. People who use services expect to have a greater choice in the support they receive and how and by whom that support is provided. In some sectors like disability and aged care, […]

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