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Early Learning

Early Learning

Early learning curriculum that prepares children for successful lifelong learning.

Children and Youths

Children & Youths

Programs and assistance for children and people under 18.

Mums, Dads and Families

Mums, Dads & Families

Advice for mums, dads & families.

Education and Training

Education & Training

Resources and workshops for people working with children.

Our news

Check out the latest news and happenings within the CPS community.

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Building a brighter future

We are proud to launch our new Strategic Plan 2020: Building a brighter future, which will drive our agenda for the next three years

14 Feb 2018

The Apology, 10 Years On

CPS is committed to do what we can to better assist Indigenous children and families...

13 Feb 2018

CPS Cybersafety training in Vietnam

Recently CPS' Professional Development & Education Senior Consultant Phil Doorgachurn delivered a 7-day Train the Trainer course for ChildFund Australia in Vietnam.

08 Dec 2017

Canadian Connections to help mums

During the 1990’s Toronto found itself experiencing a child protection flashpoint. After a spate of infant deaths a government investigation was conducted and subsequently found a lack of cohesion and communication between various services was largely to

07 Dec 2017

Upcoming events

We hold regular workshops, sessions and community events.

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Drop in and play for Kids and Dads

Free drop in and play sessions for children ages 0 - 5 with their fathers/male carers living in City of Darebin.


Child Abuse: Recognising, Responding, Recording and Reporting

This training enables participants to recognise the signs and indicators of all forms of abuse, including family violence; learn how to respond to a disclosure; examine how to record concerns and recall who to report and refer to.


Managing Sexually Harmful Behaviours: Safe and Supported

This one day course will enable workers to identify young people who are engaging in sexually harmful behaviours and develop strategies to help manage the behaviours.


Child Sexual Abuse: Everybody’s Responsibility

This evidence-based one day course will enable participants to be able to understand and recognise indicators of child sexual abuse and respond appropriately to such concerns. Learn key sexual developmental stages in children as well as strategies to help


Evidence based programs

The agency is committed to evaluating the efficacy of its programs and has implemented a continual improvement strategy to ensure its services are of the highest quality.

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Over 400 families

supported through our therapeutic and counselling services

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56 mentoring mums

helping give babies and new mothers the best possible start together

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190+ hours weekly

from our dedicated volunteers across our community network

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The Children’s Protection Society is one of Australia’s oldest independent child welfare community organisations which has a proud history of delivering services to children and families since 1896.

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Support CPS

So that our innovative, dedicated services can continue to protect children and strengthen families, please donate generously to help us continue our work in your community.

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Your generosity means we can continue helping vulnerable children and disadvantaged families

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We have a number of opportunities where your valuable volunteer time will be put to great use

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We welcome the opportunity to be considered as the beneficiary of your next event