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 10,987 children, young people and families by empowering them to reach their brightest future.


913 children

were helped through early learning and education programs


1,808 young people

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


90% 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

Children like Elise and Rosie* deserve our protection.

The girls suffered horrific abuse and neglect. Their hair was full of nits, their teeth were rotten, and they would hide food under their beds. They also lacked physical boundaries and their sexualised behaviour were signs they had been victims of sexual abuse.

You can read more about their story and how you can help care for and protect kids like Elise and Rosie, keeping them safe from future harm.

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