Barnardos Australia - Canberra Children's Family Centre

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 Helping local families everyday

Barnardos have centres across New South Wales, in location such as Sydney Metro, Penrith, and the South Coast, to ensure you receive the right support when you need it most. Explore our other children’s family support centres and find your closest one.

The Canberra centre offers family support and supported accommodation services for disadvantaged children, adolescents and their families in the ACT area.

2 Atherton Street, Downer, ACT, 2602
(02) 5134 6701


Services and support


Family support

Practical assistance, information and in-home support for vulnerable families to ensure children are safe, healthy and thriving

Parenting support

One-on-one support and group programs including counselling, parenting help and playgroups

Child and youth mentoring and tutoring

We support children and young people to develop resilience, self-confidence, emotional intelligence, achieve improved educational outcomes and help them transition into future learning and employment

Youth homelessness services

We support young people to obtain safe and stable accommodation with a variety of supports including links to education and training, tenancy management and referral and linkage to other services

Contact Barnardos


Head office

(02) 9218 2300
60-64 Bay Street, Ultimo, Sydney, 2007
GPO Box 9996, Sydney, NSW, 2001

General enquiries

NSW: 1300 237 507
ACT: (02) 5134 6700

Become a foster carer

NSW: 1800 663 441
ACT: 1300 We foster (1300 933 678)

Family Connect and Support

All areas: 1800 066 757

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