Category: Foster Care

Foster Care
You Can Ask That video series provides insight into life as a foster carer

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…

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Foster Care, News
OzChild’s Treatment Foster Care Oregon program set to deliver better outcomes for vulnerable young people in South Australia.

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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Foster Care, News
OzChild Achieve Australian First

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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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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