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Preventing Youth Homelessness in Schools

August 2020

Young people at risk of homelessness or disengagement from high school are being supported as part of a new program being delivered by Barnardos Australia in Western Sydney.

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New birth Certificates to Recognise Adoption

August 2020

Barnardos welcome the proposed government reforms announced today allowing adopted people to have both their birth and adopted families included on their birth certificate. As the leading non-government provider of open adoption in NSW since 1985, Barnardos have long believed it is vital for all children adopted from out-of-home care to know who they are and where they come from through birth family connection. This legislative reform represents a positive step for children and for adults who were adopted from out-of-home care in the past, to acknowledge their history and full identity as adopted people.

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Sass & Bide x Barnardos Australia 2020

July 2020

To every vulnerable child and family who needs support, and to the dedicated Barnardos staff who work each day to provide just that – we see your ‘heart of gold’ and wear ours as a symbol of love and gratitude.

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State of Shellharbour’s Children Report 2019 Launch

October 2019

The Shellharbour community will gain an insight into what life is like for local children with the launch of the State of Shellharbour’s Children Report.

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LINKER - The Journey from Violence to Safety in Central NSW

September 2019

LINKER is a domestic violence service in Central Western NSW that is changing the lives of women and children.

For media enquires please call Irene Saunders on (02) 9218 2344 or 0410 503 232, email isaunders@barnardos.org.au.