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Early Learning

Early Learning

Early learning curriculum that prepares children for successful lifelong learning.

Children and Youth

Children & Youth

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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CPS expertise supporting foster & kinship carers

CPS’ Training and Education Unit is strengthening its partnership with Carer KaFE.

04 May 2018

Tim Winton - about the boys

Author Tim Winton on how misogyny is a great engine of intergenerational trauma...

27 Apr 2018

Golf day fundraiser well above par

Almost 120 golfers descended on Yarra Yarra GC to raise money for CPS on Friday.

23 Apr 2018

CPS: Making Kids Lives Better

Our latest e-newsletter is hot off the PC...

13 Apr 2018

Upcoming events

We hold regular workshops, sessions and community events.

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2018 CPS Lunchtime Rumours Feast

The 13th Annual Children’s Protection Society Lunchtime Rumours Feast proudly supported by 3AW, Marriner Group, DeBortoli and Bertocchi is set for Friday 17th August 2018 at the Regent Theatre’s Plaza Ballroom. Our target this year is to raise $180,000


Creating Safer Organisations: Implementing the Child Safe Standards

This course will enable participates to be confident in ensuring they have the skills necessary to create a child-safe organisation.


Towards a Child Safe Workforce: Recruitment and Interviewing Skills

This evidence-based practical course will enable participants to become confident and competent in safer interviewing in the recruitment process. This will ensure workers who are recruited demonstrate child safety values and behaviours.


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.


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