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ACT Agencies

Major Agencies


ACT Department of Community Services

The ACT Department of Community Services facilitates all adoptions in the ACT, both local and inter country. Contact the Adoptions and Permanent Care Unit for all enquiries.

More infomation can be found at Adoption section.


Barnardos Australia

Barnardos Canberra's Children’s Family Centre specialises in providing care for children aged 0-18 years who are unable to return to their birth families. A caring family environment that is stable and supportive is provided for children who are separated from their families.Children can only be referred to Find-a-Family by ACT Care & Protection or the Department of Community Services. The Find-a-Family Program receives funding from the ACT Department of Community Services.

Visit Barnados Australia website for more information.