As the Victorian child and family peak body, the Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare (the Centre) welcomes increased investment across several key areas that affect our member
The Centre is following advice from the federal and state governments in relation to COVID-19 to protect people most at risk and slow the rate of community transmission.
For over 100 years, the Centre has advocated for the rights and wellbeing of children, young people and families in Victoria.
We advocate for the rights of children and young people to be heard, to be safe, access education and to remain connected to family, community and culture.
Too often, the voices of Victoria’s children, young people, and their families aren’t heard in the media. Despite growing public awareness of family and domestic violence, the impact of the
Homelessness Week: How addressing the housing crisis would prevent many young people from entering homelessness
When Ruby was 17 she became homeless. Ruby had been in and out of foster and residential care since she was 6, and at 17 was placed in temporary housing
When you are working to promote gender equality, you can often meet resistance. Here are 2 great resources: 1) (En)countering Resistance Strategies @VicHealth 2) What is Resistance? series @safe_and_equal https://t.co/LMc0rXPJS0 #16DaysofActivism2022Read More
"The UN committee against torture has called for Australia to raise the minimum age of criminal responsibility and immediately end the practice of solitary confinement for children." #RaiseTheAgeRead More
The gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians is widening in some of the most serious areas, including the number of children who are school-ready, adult incarcerations, and the number of children in out of home care. #ClosetheGapRead More
It's vital to create a world where everyone is equal, free and safe. Research continually proves that violence impacts communities in gendered ways. Check out these powerful infographics from @safe_and_equal ft. data from @ANROWS. #16DaysofActivism2022 https://t.co/xF3suDFBUdRead More