Get involved with Act for Kids

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Every little bit helps. Act for Kids relies heavily on donations to support our intensive therapy programs for kids who have experienced abuse and neglect, and early support for families at risk. Your donation will help us keep our doors open and expand our services – our kids can’t thank you directly, but know you’ve made a big difference to little lives.

Single donation

Donations over $2 are tax deductible. Every donation, big or small, combines to make a real difference.

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Monthly donation

Becoming a Kids’ Crusader and donating monthly is the best way to help us help kids and families

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How you have helped us

Check out these testimonials from some of our supporters.

"I encourage you to support Act for Kids because I believe together we can make a difference."

Kay McGrath has been an Act for Kids Ambassador since 1999

I'm often asked why I've been involved in the area of child protection for so many years. It's hard not to be. Childhood should be a safe, precious and magical time... Read more

"We are enormously proud to be associated with the brilliant work Act for Kids undertakes."

Lilleybuild has supported Act for Kids since 2011

Lilleybuild has supported Act for Kids since 2011 as we felt their focus on giving kids their childhood back was so important. We have seen the expansion of their services over the last few years which has allowed ... Read more

"I aspire to work for an organisation like this after I graduate."

Rachel Khor has been volunteering for Act for Kids since 2014

I am a qualified early childhood teacher currently studying a Master of Counselling. I have been volunteering for Act for Kids since 2014, raising funds for abused and neglected kids. ... Read more

"The work Act for Kids does to improve the lives of traumatised children is fantastic."

Loretta Bayliss and Prescience Technology have supported Act for Kids since 2008

Our support has been in the critical area of fundraising, which allows Act for Kids … Continued... Read more

"I have full conviction of the good work that Act for Kids is doing, and am a supporter for life "

Helen McGrory has been volunteering for Act for Kids since 2001

I have been volunteering for Act for Kids since 2001. In that time I’ve been involved in maintenance and clean up days, driving the bus, gardening, helping at the Gala Ball, providing support at a whole range of events and appeals... Read more

Children We Helped

Grace’s Story

At four years old, Grace experienced an extremely traumatic removal from her parents during which she witnessed violence, verbal abuse and threats. She had been exposed to domestic and family violence for years, parental drug use and was severely neglected.

Lacey-Jane’s Story

Neglected and scared, four-and-a-half year old Lacey-Jane began running away from prep school.

Thomas’ Story

At three years old Thomas could barely walk or speak, and his body was covered in scratches.

The Big Picture

Last year with your support we helped 34,324 kids and families

How your generous support helps

Everyone at Act for Kids operates with high integrity and a well defined sense of purpose. We make every dollar count, and ensure as much funding as possible goes directly towards preventing and treating child abuse and neglect.

In Financial Year 2016-2017 funding was distributed as follows:


80%

Services relating directly to children and families

20%

Administration, fundraising and marketing costs (including prizes)

You are changing children’s lives

Join us and the thousands of caring people who are dedicated to helping vulnerable kids and families build a better future.

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Referral

If you have any questions or would like to access our free counselling and support, please call us directly to discuss or make an appointment.

Completed referral forms can be accessed from the services section on our website and email to
mail@actforkids.com.au or call 1300 228 000

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Referral Services

If you have any questions or would like to access our free counselling and support, please call us directly to discuss or make an appointment.

Completed referral forms can be accessed from the services section on our website and email to
mail@actforkids.com.au or call 07 3850 3200

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