Their future is in our hands

There are 1 million children in New Zealand — each and every one of them deserves the opportunity to thrive and reach their full potential.

Do more for Kiwi kids

We do more

For over 60 years, Barnardos has been making a long-lasting, positive difference through our early childhood education and the broadest range of social services.

Last year, we helped create better futures for thousands of our nation's children, young people, families and whānau.

We're on a mission to change lives for the better

50,000+

Calls are made to
our 0800 WHAT'S UP
children's helpline

4,000+

Kiwi kids receive
high-quality early childhood
education from us

70+

Vulnerable children
were placed in our foster homes last year

4,300+

Parents and caregivers received help to improve their parenting skills

2,000+

Children and families suffering from violence and abuse were helped

250+

Kiwi kids completed
one of our personal safety programmes

.