Save the Children opened its first Australian branch in Victoria in 1920 – the same year we began in Europe.

Between 1920 and 1940, our Victorian branches shipped milk powder, flour and clothing to Europe to provide famine relief for refugee children. In 1951, we expanded our focus to include Australian children and opened welfare centres and pre-schools for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in Victoria.

Today, we run programs for Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and newly arrived migrant children, young people and families, as well as those living in disadvantaged and isolated communities. We run Early Childhood Care and Development programs, as well as youth programs, family support related programs, and a collective impact program.

With our national office based in Melbourne, we run fundraising events and campaigns to support our local, national and international work.

You can contact our Victoria office at:
Address: 33 Lincoln Square South, Carlton VIC 3053
Postal address: Locked Bag 2, Carlton South VIC 3053
Phone: +61 3 7002 1600