Foster Care Resources - OzChild

Foster Care Resources

Information nights and Training

Foster Care Information Session Calendar 2018 (webpage)
Foster Care Training Calendar 2017 (webpage)



OzChild has many useful resources designed to help understand and care for foster children, children’s disabilities, and OzChild’s services and events.

OzChild’s Cyber Safety Guide 2017 (PDF, 1MB)
Foster Care Enquiry Form: Attend an information session (Webpage, Form)
Frequently Asked Questions (Webpage)
Top Ten Myths of Foster Care Debunked (Webpage)

Disability Care Resources:
Intellectual Disability Factsheet (PDF, 275kB)
Physical Disability Factsheet (PDF, 276 kB)
Sensory Disability Factsheet (PDF, 367kB)
Acquired Brain Injury Factsheet (PDF, 274kB)
Autism Spectrum Factsheet (PDF, 366kB)

Useful Links:
National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS Website)
Foster Care Association of Victoria
(FCAV Website)
International Foster Care Organisation (IFCO Website)
Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA Website)
Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare (CFECFW Website)
Australian Childhood Foundation (ACF Website)
Create Foundation (Create Website)
Mental Health Services (MOAT Website)
South Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault (SECASA Website)

OzChild’s Research and Publications:
Research and Publication Information (Webpage)
OzChild’s Research Journal – Children Australia (Cambridge University Press Website)
Children with a Disability in Child and Family Welfare Services – Research Report (PDF, 500kB)
Peeling Back the Layers – Victorian Kinship Research Report (PDF, 899kB)