Category: Foster Care

Foster Care, News
Hear from Tammy, the biological child of OzChild foster carers, Chrissy & Kane.

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.

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Awards, Foster Care, News
OzChild Carer Awards – Celebrating our amazing Foster Carers

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…

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Foster Care, News
Foster Care Week

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.

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Awards, Foster Care, News
OzChild Carer Awards – Celebrating our amazing Kinship Carers

Every year we recognise and acknowledge the commitment and dedication of OzChild carers at our annual carer dinner event.

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Foster Care, News
Putting Children First

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.

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Foster Care, News
Kinship Carers Week 2020

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.

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Foster Care, News, Prevention & Strengthening
Disadvantage is a virus, it’s time we intervened with a vaccine

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.

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Foster Care, News
CaringLife app launch

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

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Awards, Foster Care
OzChild foster carer, Helen Fox OAM – a deserving recipient of the Order of Australia Medal

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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Foster Care, News
$77.5 million package to support kids through COVID-19 crisis

OzChild applauds the announcement from the Andrew’s Labor Government of additional funding to provide much needed support during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Foster Care, News
International Women’s Day – Celebrating a tireless advocate for foster carers

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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Foster Care, News
Early intervention key to better protect children and young people

A new report released today by Social Ventures Australia Limited (SVA Consulting) makes a strong economic case for long-term investment in targeted early intervention and intensive family preservation to prevent…

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