We are celebrating our carers!

It is Foster and Kinship Care Week and we want to thank our wonderful carers for being champions for children and young people in out-of-home care. You are making their futures much brighter.

Interested in being a foster carer?

Contact us today


Australian children are in crisis

The tragic reality in this country is that every day there are 1,332 reports of child abuse or neglect. (AIHW 20) With your help we can end the cycle of child abuse.



About Barnardos

Children are at the centre of everything we do. We work to ensure their futures are bright and prosperous.


Our vision and purpose

To empower every child in Australia to reach their full potential. We support vulnerable children to recover and thrive.
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Our stories

Be inspired by the stories shared from our children, young people and families who we work with everyday.


Our impact

Barnardos never gives up on children. We empower every child in Australia to reach their full potential.


strip Every donation makes a difference

352 volunteers spread the love
through our corporate engagement program to assist our centres and support programs
Last year we helped 13,654 children,
young people and their families
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97% of parents who completed
Barnardos parenting programs felt more confident in meeting their child’s needs

On behalf of someone

Support Australian children in need by giving a gift on behalf of someone.

Foster care

We are looking for people just like you to make a huge difference in a child’s life.