Kids Hope Australia

School Information

Kids Hope has been impacting the lives of children in Australian primary schools since 2004. We are the largest early intervention mentoring program in the country.

Our model is simple – one child, one mentor, one hour a week. The results are remarkable – emotional and social development needs are met and learning capacity enhanced.

The evidence-based and high-impact model is easy to deliver, and best of all, free to all primary schools.

I have not come across a mentoring program in all the schools in which I have been Principal that comes anywhere near the efficiency and professional outreach of Kids Hope. Thank you from the entire school community for your HUGE impact on our whole structure.

Mr Bryant, Principal, WA

Partner with us

In this video, Kids Hope patron Tim Costello AO talks about the importance of our work with vulnerable children and how you can partner with us.

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Empowering Aussie kids

One-to-one mentoring develops children’s emotional and social resilience and increases their capacity to learn and thrive.

Trained Volunteers

Our volunteers are provided through a local church and professionally trained to adhere to each state’s Department of Education guidelines. This includes a strict no-proselytizing policy.

Child Safety

Child Safety is paramount in our program. All volunteers are trained to uphold the rigors of child protection and are required to comply with our Child Protection policy and procedures.

Quality Assurance

As a ‘Quality Assured Program’ with the Australian Youth Mentoring Network, our program meets or exceeds all national mentoring benchmarks.


According to Griffith and Monash Universities, our wellbeing program has a proven track record of transformation.


You get all of the benefits and it’s free. No catch.

Still need more info?

Read our FAQs or download these helpful documents.

Parent Information Brochure

Teacher Information Flier

Griffiths report

School Information Flier

Principal Reference Letter

Monash Evaluation Summary

Annual Report 2022

Annual Report 2021

Next Step?

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