The impact of domestic violence can last a lifetime

Mia is just one of the thousands of hidden victims who has been impacted emotionally, physically and mentally by domestic and family violence

Watch her story


Make a child's life extraordinary

Barnardos urgently needs foster carers in NSW and ACT. Could you open your home and heart to a child in need?.



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

Be inspired by stories of our children's champions in action! Our 22-23 Annual Review highlights the issues children, young people and families face and how we help. Outlining our strategy and practice, as well as our impact on our community.



Every donation makes a difference

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90% of young people in our
programs reported an improvement
in health and wellbeing


Last year we helped
15,209 children, young people
and families

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80% of parents/caregivers in our
parenting programs said their capacity
to care had improved

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.

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There's still time to protect a child this Christmas