School of Population Health

Centre for Vulnerable Children and Families

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The Centre draws together and co-ordinates research and consultancy activities relating to the welfare of children and families.

Our mission is to increase resilience and capacity in children and the families and communities who care for them.

The Centre for Vulnerable Children and Families seeks to enhance the status of children and the safety of children and families through research and the implementation of research findings.


  • To advance research, scholarly debate and policy, and practice action in relation to vulnerability in children and families, capacity building and the promotion of resilience
  • To work in active partnership with families, community, government and industry and across disciplines
  • To contribute to the continuing professional education of social researchers and practitioners
  • To be an advocate and a voice for vulnerable children and families.

The centre charges professional fees for its services.


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