Category: Foster Care

Foster Care, News, Prevention & Strengthening
A Need for an Overhaul of Child Protection Laws

There have been recent calls for an immediate overhaul of the state’s child protection laws, with thousands of children having been removed from their families in Victoria with no hope…

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Foster Care
10 Reasons to Open Your Heart and Home

Are you ready to embark on a journey filled with love, growth and endless possibilities? Welcome to the world of foster caring! As you open your heart and home to…

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Foster Care, News
Making a Difference: A Carer Home Makeover

Long-time carer Annette is the deserving recipient of the latest Carer Makeover

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Foster Care, News
Hearts of Gold: A Home Makeover for Dedicated Carers

A couple who have dedicated their lives to caring for children and young people received a well-deserved home makeover

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Foster Care, News
Foster Care Week 2023 is here!

Foster Care Week is celebrated in Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia from 11-17 September. We are both humbled and amazed by the enormous contribution of our village of carers who open their homes, their hearts and their lives giving back to the community so selflessly. 

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Foster Care, News
Foster Carer Joan Graham Recognised with Order of Australia

Joan Graham is often described as having the biggest heart of any human being. An angel with a hidden halo and a shining light to the hundreds, if not thousands of children and young people who have been welcomed into her family during the past 50+ years.

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Foster Care, News
OzChild carer Emily shares her story

Emily has worked in Early Childhood Education for several years and crossed paths with many children who were in foster care, it was these experiences that lead her to being…

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Foster Care, News
‘One of a Kind’ Children’s Story Book

A book designed to be read with children living in foster and kinship care who have a parent with a mental health condition.

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Foster Care, News
Foster Care Week 2022

Foster Care Week is celebrated in Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia from 11-17 September. We are both humbled and amazed by the enormous contribution of our village of carers who open their homes, their hearts and their lives giving back to the community so selflessly. 

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Foster Care, News
Honouring retired OzChild foster carers

Recently we celebrated the commitment of some very special carers at a ceremony and morning tea event held in honour of retired OzChild carers.

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Foster Care, News
Team of Tradies Dig Deep to Say Thanks to OzChild carers

A humble couple who have dedicated their lives to caring for children and young people received a well-deserved Mother’s Day home makeover

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Foster Care, News
OzChild’s TFCO-A program receives certification

Treatment Foster Care Oregon (TFCO), a specialised foster care program has been ‘breaking the cycle’ for children in Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland who, through no fault of their own, have ended up in residential care or alternative accommodation.

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