CaringLife app launch

Foster Care, News | Posted June 29, 2020
CaringLife app launch

We were delighted to be part of the official launch of the CaringLife app which took place on 26 June.

Photos, certificates, artwork; the precious keepsakes many of us take for granted can be lost or never documented for children & young people in out-of-home care. OzChild foster carers Emma Stirling and Anthony Denahy developed a solution – a platform where carers & kids can upload these special memories, giving children and young people access to their childhood memories for life.

In Australia, the data tells us if a child spends more than six months in care, they are likely to never go back permanently to birth family, 41% of children currently in out-of-home care have been there for more than five years. And through multiple studies on placement changes we know 40% will experience between 2-5 placements, 14% between 6-10 and a staggering 32% will have more than 11 placements*.

Thinking about these stats it’s no wonder many misplace, lose or never have records of their memories – CaringLife means, throughout their journey children and young people will be able to create their identity, affording them the simple right of holding onto who they are.

You can view the virtual launch HERE


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