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202 Scott Street, Bungalow, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Act for Kids is a for-purpose organization that delivers evidence-led professional therapy and support services to children and families who have experienced or are at risk of harm. Established in 1988, their dedicated team of psychologists, speech therapists, early education specialists, counselors, occupational therapists, and family support workers have helped thousands of children and families over the past 30 years. Operating over 30 centers with a team of over 450 staff from Adelaide to the Cape York Peninsula, Act for Kids provides crucial services to support vulnerable children and families across Australia.

Through prevention, treatment, research, education, and advocacy, Act for Kids is committed to keeping kids safe, helping them heal from trauma, and enabling them to lead happy lives. Their vision is that all kids have a safe and happy childhood. The organization’s values include being professional, ethical, caring, courageous, and collaborative. Act for Kids offers integrated therapy, support for vulnerable families, special workshops to empower children, and safe houses in remote Aboriginal communities, demonstrating their comprehensive approach to addressing the needs of at-risk children and families.

Act for Kids not only provides essential services but also engages in community initiatives and partnerships to further their impact. The organization’s history is marked by a dedication to supporting children in need, as evidenced by the establishment of The Abused Child Trust and the ongoing efforts to fund treatment and rehabilitation centers. By acknowledging and respecting the traditional custodians of the lands they work on, Act for Kids demonstrates a commitment to cultural awareness and inclusivity in their mission to create a safer and healthier environment for Australian children.