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 New Short Courses 2022

Looking for professional development? Search the Key Learning Areas to find our latest CCWT short course dates.
If you are booking into face-to-face training please read our COVID-19 safety protocols before attending.

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ACWA 2022 AGM

ACWA is pleased to invite its members to attend the 2022 Annual General Meeting on Thursday 27th October 10.00am until 12.00pm. This year, we are looking forward to inviting members to join us at our new premises at Level 9, 110 Sussex Street, Sydney. However, as face-to-face numbers will be limited, there will also be […]

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What’s New at ACWA: August Update

Welcome to our latest ‘What’s New at ACWA’ newsletter. It’s been a while since we provided a full update on what’s been happening at ACWA. The first half of the year has proved to be both productive and challenging on a number of fronts with much achieved and some exciting initiatives in the wings! Read […]

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COVID-19 Sector Information Hub

Amid the evolving COVID-19 situation, ACWA has compiled the following links to information, advice and resources that are specific to our sector. We will be regularly updating this page as new information comes to hand. Department of Communities and Justice Information The COVID-19 Guidelines for Residential Out-of-Home Care (OOHC) Settings and Specialist Homelessness Services (SHS) […]

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