How to help


Awareness is key in driving cultural change and you can help us to do this!

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Would you like to partner with the Valuing Children Initiative to help us in changing how society values children?

Whether you’re an organisation, school, sporting club or individual we’d love to hear from you and collaborate on anything from events, research to resources and more.

Previous & current partnerships include Perth Heat Baseball Club (Valuing Children Day, player book readings), ChildSafe Australia (resources, events), St Benedict’s School, (volunteers, child ambassadors, research), Guildford Grammar (research) UWA, Curtin University, Murdoch University, Edith Cowan University (research), The Lester Prize (youth award), The McCusker Centre for Citizenship (interns) and many more.



We organise and participate in a number of events throughout the year. Events are a great way of raising awareness and they are also lots of fun!

Valuing Children Day at Perth Heat is an annual event celebrating children.  Join us for a family fun day with free activities and giveaways for children.

Past events include roundtable discussions, book readings, Mental Health Week family fun day and a hip-hop lyric writing workshop for teenagers!

If you are holding an event and would like the Valuing Children Initiative to attend please get in touch.  We are always happy to support community events for children or related to children’s wellbeing.

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Volunteers are vital to our success and we are grateful to past and present VCI volunteers.

If you are passionate about children’s wellbeing, we have a range of fun and rewarding volunteer opportunities including, helping out at events, assisting us with research, creating content for social media and for our website.

Let us know what your skills and areas of interest are!

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When we put children first the whole community benefits. Please consider donating to the Valuing Children Initiative because our children need your help.  Whether you can afford a little or a lot, every bit helps.

Donations over $2 are tax deductible.

Donations are received via Centrecare’s website.  To ensure your donation is received by the Valuing Children Initiative make sure you tick the VCI box when.



Your business can be a part of improving children’s wellbeing and driving societal change. Sponsorship is a great way to demonstrate corporate social responsibility.

You can sponsor an event (or other activities of the VCI) by making a financial contribution or by donating goods or services.  We can tailor a package to suit your business.  Let’s start a conversation.

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