We sat down with some carers to ask them the tough questions, the obvious and not so obvious questions, questions some people have always wanted to know but never found…
Category: Foster Care
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.
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….
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.
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