Who we are

About ACT Together

ACT Together is a consortium of agencies who are working together to provide all services across the Continuum of Care.
Working together ensures a range of skills, experience and expertise to ensure good practice and outcomes for children and young people.

Through ACT Together, we, along with our community have access to the following services and experience.

Barnardos Australia

Barnardos is the Lead Agency in the ACT Together consortium.

Barnardos offers Foster care, kinship care, support for care leavers (18-25 year olds), permanency services (Adoption or Enduring Parental Responsibility and therapeutic support. Barnardos Australia believes all children and young people deserve caring families in which they can grow safely and fulfil their potential. Barnardos works in collaboration and partnership across the child, youth and family sectors.

Australian Childhood Foundation

The Australian Childhood Foundation (ACF) will offer therapeutic support.

ACF are national leaders in translating neuroscience and evidence-based research into the practical specialist therapeutic interventions for over 800 traumatised children. ACF is a Registered Training Organisation and provides professional education programs focused on abuse and trauma and undertakes research into childhood abuse.

OZ child

Ozchild will provide Foster and Kinship Care.

Ozchild has a 163 year history of foster, kinship, disability and family support services. For the past nine years, they have been delivering therapeutic foster care. They have an outstanding reputation across the sector and a long history of successful partnerships.

Premier Youth Works

Premier Youthworks will provide Residential Services.

Premier Youthworks have been providing specialised therapeutic residential care for 13 years in both the ACT and NSW. They are the largest provider of therapeutic residential services in the ACT and have a proven history of significant positive therapeutic outcomes for high needs children and young people.