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OzChild in the Media

For all media enquiries, contact Glynis Smalley on 03 9695 2251 or gsmalley@ozchild.org.au


Mornington Peninsula Leader: I felt something was missing

Michelle’s life is completely different now she is a foster carer with OzChild. Read more


Mouths of Mums: Carers to be paid for fostering troubled children

Family and Community Services (FACS) Minister Pru Goward is currently recruiting for carers who are willing to dedicate themselves to troubled kids, who range from 7 – 17 years. Read more: 


Daily Mail Australia: Specialised foster parents are being sought for abused and vulnerable children

The Treatment Foster Care Oregon program has been successfully run overseas in countries including the UK and New Zealand for more than 30 years. The NSW Government hopes the program will help recruit new foster carers in Sydney’s west where 18,000 children are in care and many more are needing homes. Read more:


The Guardian: NSW foster carers needed for complex needs trial

The New South Wales government will pay specialised foster carers $75,000 a year to temporarily look after children with complex needs through an outsourced US-developed care program. Read more:


Daily Telegraph: Foster program gives kids hope

ALL children are works in progress. And some of those works are more complicated and intense than others. Children whose most crucial years of youthful development are derailed or ­interrupted by any number of unfortunate circumstances face particular challenges. Read more:


ABC Radio Sydney Focus with Cassie McCullagh: TFCO launched in New South Wales

OzChild’s Chief Executive Officer Lisa Griffiths talks to host Cassie McCullagh about the delivery of Treatment Foster Care Oregon in the Blacktown and Campbelltown areas of Sydney. Listen here: (interview starts at the 42 minute mark)


The Daily Telegraph: TFCO to be delivered in New South Wales

The NSW Government is investing in an innovative program to improve the lives of the state’s most vulnerable children. Treatment Foster Care Oregon (TFCO) marks a new approach to supporting children with the most complex needs. Read More:  


Cranbourne Leader: It’s been amazing

OzChild carer Hayden talks about why he became a foster carer at 21 years of age. Read more