Foster Care Week 2023 is here!

Foster Care, News | Posted September 1, 2023
Foster Care Week 2023 is here!

This year, Foster Care Week is celebrated in Victoria, New South Wales, ACT and South Australia from 10-16 September.

The theme this year is ‘Heart of Gold’
“Celebrating the generosity and huge hearts of carers and their valuable place in the lives of the children and young people in their care.”

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.  

Carers play an essential role in the lives of children and young people; they give more than just a roof over head, a warm meal, and a cosy bed. They are a safety net, someone to rely on during the time children are away from family. Their unconditional love, kindness, and care making an incredible difference to the lives of many.  

It is no secret that it takes different types of carers to care for all types of kids. The amazing community of carers we have on our team make up a rich and diverse village, regardless of their cultural backgrounds, marital status, gender identities, or financial circumstances, day and night, these carers are providing a safe and nurturing home for a child or young person when they need it most.  We couldn’t be prouder of the OzChild village.

Happy Foster Care Week!

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