Karitane is supported by the NSW Ministry of Health (South Western Sydney Local Health District) and the Department of Family and Community Services.
We share our knowledge with the following charitable organisations:
Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) is an empirically-supported treatment for young children with emotional and behavioral disorders that places emphasis on improving the quality of the parent-child relationship and changing parent-child interaction patterns
The Benevolent Society – a not-for-profit and non-religious organisation that’s helped people, families and communities achieve positive change for 200 years.
Family & Relationship Services Australia, As the national peak body for family and relationship services, FRSA provides practical support to its member organisations and draws on their expertise to understand the changing needs of families accessing services so as to inform public policy.
KARI Aboriginal Resources Incorporated (KARI) is an Aboriginal community service with its Head Office located in Liverpool in Sydney’s South West. KARI has since extended its service operation to include Western Sydney and Central Sydney. Over time we have developed an Out-of-Home Care model that delivers full case management of our children and young people in care which allows us to be more effective in assuring Aboriginal culture plays a significant part in the care for a child or young person.
Wesley Mission’s commitment to its Christian faith has guided us to support and advocate for the most vulnerable members of our society. We’ve pioneered a diverse range of services, from children, youth, and families, to older people and carers, to anyone struggling with financial or domestic challenges, homelessness, addiction or mental health issues.
The Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA) is Australia’s largest breastfeeding information and support service. Breastfeeding is a practical, learned skill and ABA help more than 80,000 mothers each year. ABA also provides up-to-date information and continuing education for thousands of health professionals working with mothers and babies.
Health Direct provides easy access to trusted, quality health information and advice online and over the phone.
Save the Children is one Australia’s largest aid and development agencies dedicated to helping children. We work hard to protect children from harm and help them access quality education and health services. With more than 90 years working with children, we are at the forefront of saving children’s lives when disasters strike and create lasting change for children and their families through our long-term development programs.
Australian Council on Healthcare Standards is an independent not-for-profit organisation dedicated to continually improving the quality of health care in Australia.
Mission Australia, Families & children services works in intervention and prevention, which means we address issues before they become major setbacks for families. We support mums and dads to be the very best parents they can be.
The Smith Family is a children’s charity helping disadvantaged Australian children to get the most out of their education, so they can create better futures for themselves
SIDS and Kids is dedicated to saving the lives of babies and children during pregnancy, birth, infancy and childhood and supporting bereaved families. We deliver on our vision through world class research; evidence based education and bereavement support; and advocacy.
Life Without Barriers are a not-for-profit organisation working in more than 300 communities across Australia. Our services currently support just over 11,500 people living in their own homes or in residential houses that we manage. We deliver services in the areas of disability, out-of-home care, aged care, mental health and support for refugee and asylum seekers. We also provide services to homeless people and to youth involved with the justice system.
Lifestyle Solutions is a national provider of disability supports, as well as services and supports for children and young people in Out of Home Care and Foster Care. Founded in Newcastle in 2001 with a group home to support five incredible individuals, our not-for-profit organisation has since touched the lives of so many more Australians, and grown to become a key innovator in the community services sector.
Stretch-A-Family (SAF) has been providing out-of-home care for young people since 1977. We are an accredited Fostering and Residential Care Provider for 0 – 18 year old children and young people who are in need out-of-home care support.
CatholicCare Sydney is the official welfare agency of the Catholic Church in the Archdiocese of Sydney, delivering more than 140 programs in the areas of ageing, dementia and disability care; employment, education, training and support services; and children, youth and family services.
SSI provides a range of services in the areas of humanitarian settlement, accommodation, asylum seeker assistance, foster care, disability support and employment in NSW.
The Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies (ACWA) has been representing the voice of NSW non-government community service organisations that deliver services to vulnerable children, young people and their families for more than 50 years. The peak body was founded in 1958 with the objectives of supporting non-government agencies and improving the quality of services to children and young people who need to live away from their families.
The Gidget Foundation is a not for profit organisation supporting the emotional wellbeing of new parents and their families, while providing education for health professionals and the community.
Karitane is linked to the following tertiary institutions, assisting in training health professionals and participating in research projects.
Commercial / Government Organisations
Karitane and L’il Fraser are proud to offer high quality 100% cotton wraps for your baby.
L’il Fraser support Karitane by donating a portion of the proceeds of the sale of these products. These baby wraps have been tested and approved by Karitane to be used with the wrapping style that we recommend.
Safe Sleep Space provides families and health professionals with accurate, contemporary and appropriate information on the subject of baby sleep and sleep challenges. Karitane and Safe Sleep Space work together on research and present at conferences on their behalf. Karitane also utilise Safe Sleep Space resources.