OzChild’s Treatment Foster Care Oregon program in Melbourne’s South East is not only saving vulnerable kids from a lifetime of disadvantage, but is the first in Australia to receive certification….
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The enjoyment the simple things bring to kids, such as building a tower out of blocks, playing mums and dads with dolls, or just kids playing with their friends. Every kid should have the right to do these things.
Every year we recognise and acknowledge the commitment and dedication of OzChild carers at our annual carer dinner event. While this year we cannot celebrate our carers in person, during…
While we appreciate and give thanks to our carers every day, special weeks like Foster Care Week provide us with a wonderful opportunity to highlight the incredibly important role carers play in supporting children and young people.
Every year we recognise and acknowledge the commitment and dedication of OzChild carers at our annual carer dinner event.
While National Child Protection Week is celebrating 30 years of putting children first, putting children first has been part of the fabric at OzChild for nearly 170 years.
While we appreciate and give thanks to our kin and kith carers every day, special weeks like Kinship Carers Week provide us with a wonderful opportunity to highlight the incredibly important role family plays in caring for children and young people.
Today’s report released by Social Ventures Australia (SVA) makes a strong economic case for long-term investment in targeted early intervention and intensive family preservation to prevent children entering out-of-home care (OOHC) in Victoria.
We were delighted to be part of the official launch of the CaringLife app which took place on 26 June.
OzChild foster carer Helen Fox has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday 2020 Honours with an Order of Australia for her commitment to supporting children as a foster carer.
OzChild applauds the announcement from the Andrew’s Labor Government of additional funding to provide much needed support during the COVID-19 crisis.
A wonderful role model for women and young girls Andrea Elliot is a tireless advocate for foster carers whose dedication to caring for children and young people has seen her recognised with a number of awards including OzChild’s prestigious Elizabeth Tudor Award in 2019.
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