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 the name of ACWA’s learning and development arm. CCWT been operating as a Registered Training Organisation for more than 20 years, delivering quality, cost effective training that is tailored to meet the needs of the NSW community services workforce, particularly 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.

Latest News

CCWT Upcoming Short Courses 2021

Looking for professional development in the next three months? Search the Key Learning Areas below to find a course that suits your needs. CCWT is here to help you with your professional learning and development needs. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact our team on 02 9281 8822 or email us:

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Making the most of your training investment

While training is a vital part of ensuring your workforce is engaged, capable and confident, it comes at a cost and in our resource-constrained environment we need to ensure we maximise the value of training. Two critical elements are the “bookends” to the training activity – planning and embedding. CCWT is offering two free webinars […]

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CCWT Training Needs Survey: Have YOUR SAY on our next round of training

It’s been a busy year at CCWT. Over the past three months, we’ve presented 41 online courses to almost 500 participants, rekindled our face to face training program, and delivered 64 exclusive in-house workshops. We’ve also set 34 students on their paths towards gaining a nationally recognised qualification, while 21 of our sector’s best and […]

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