Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care (SNAICC)

Category: Organisation
Sub Category:Non-Government Organisation (NGO)
Place:
State/Country:Australia
Alternative Names:
  • SNAICC
  • URL: http://www.snaicc.asn.au
    Summary Information:
    The Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care (SNAICC) is a national non government peak body in Australia, which seeks to represent the interests of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families. It was formed in 1981 and has received federal funding support since 1983. SNAICC has a membership base of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community-based child care agencies, Multi-functional Aboriginal Children's Services, family support services, foster care agencies, link up and family reunification services, family group homes, community groups and voluntary associations, long day care child care services, pre schools, early childhood education services and services for young people at risk. (SNAICC, 2008) Additionally, SNAICC has a subscriber list of over 800 community groups with an interest in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and children.

    Related Entries

    Policy/Strategy
  • A National Strategic Framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples' Mental Health and Social and Emotional Well Being: 2004 - 2009

  • Glossary

    Non-Government Organisation (NGO)