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 protect a child like Jenny* from the trauma of homelessness.

When she was 13, Jenny had such big dreams. Couch surfing at 14 wasn't one of them. 

Read more of Jenny's story here and how you can help keep more children and young people safe from the devastating harms caused by homelessness.

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