Every child should live free from abuse and neglect. You can change a child's life.

strip Your donation makes a difference

Because of generous people like you, Barnardos Australia can continue to help children and families facing issues such as violence, poverty, homelessness, substance abuse and mental illness. Last year we supported 14,083 children, young people and families by empowering them to reach their brightest future.


809 children

were helped through early learning and education programs


1,530 young people

were supported to overcome life’s challenges by building resilience and positive relationships


80% of parents / caregivers

in our Barnardos parenting programs said their capacity to care had improved

Together we can achieve so much!



Become a Barnardos Buddy!

Join our monthly program to help highly vulnerable children in our care overcome their trauma and begin to heal. 

Your ongoing support will have a lasting impact on their lives.



What is the impact of my donation?

Every dollar that is donated to Barnardos helps provide vulnerable children, young people and families with access to immediate care and ongoing support services:

  • Urgent medical support, therapy and counselling
  • Early learning and education programs
  • Domestic and family violence support
  • Parenting support
  • Transitional/crisis accommodation
  • Aboriginal and child family support

Help a child like Taylor* find her voice.

Little Taylor was so traumatised when she came into Barnardos care, she didn’t speak a word.

While we don’t know the full facts of her short but traumatic years, I can share what little we do know with you. Taylor and her three-year-old brother Kai* were found half-clothed, wandering the streets hand-in-hand near their home.

You can read more about Taylor's story and how you can make a difference here.

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