Established in 1896, Kids First has the vision that all children thrive in safe families and communities. Our mission is to break the cycle of abuse and neglect in families and to improve children’s life chances and choices. Our core values can be summarised as Hope, Empowerment, Accountability, Leadership, Integrity and Respect.

Kids First requires funding for our diverse programs to meet increasing demand. Your donation to Kids First will be used carefully so that it has the greatest positive impact on vulnerable children and families who have, or are currently dealing with issues such as domestic violence, addiction, sexual abuse, isolation and difficult socio-economic circumstances.

Our dynamic teams offer tailored early intervention strategies in the field of family services, fathers support, a Mentoring Mums program, a ground breaking early childhood education centre for at-risk children and families, ChildFIRST referral network and therapeutic services (sexual abuse counselling and prevention).

Please consider a donation so we can continue our innovative work helping more children and families in Melbourne and across the country.

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