We chose to care...
"
because we could and
because we couldn't sit
back and not help"

Connecting Foster & Kinship Carers - SA Inc (CF&KC-SA) is the peak body for foster and kinship carers (Carers) in South Australia.

CF&KC-SA aims to improve the lives of children and young people in care through provision of services valuing and supporting Carer families to sustain strong and positive relationships.

ZOO FAMILY FUN DAY - RESCHEDULED DUE TO EXTREME HOT WEATHER 

To all our Member families registered for this event, we regret to advise that in the interests of health and safety for all involved (including the animals!) this event has been rescheduled and will now be held on 

WEDNESDAY 24 January 2018

We apologise for any inconvenience - hope you can still make it and hoping the weather outlook remains a little cooler too.

We look forward to seeing you there.

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CF&KC-SA offers opportunities for Carers to:

  • Connect with other Carers;
  • Receive information about caring;
  • Access help and advocate for change; and
  • Discuss issues and receive support from a peer – someone who understands and can share caring experiences.

Latest figures for South Australia

Number of children and young people in foster care in South Australia

(30 June 2017):

1,344

Source: Department for Child Protection

Number of children and young people in kinship care in South Australia

(30 June 2017):

1,548

Source: Department for Child Protection

Percentage of children and young people living with foster care families

(30 June 2016):

38.8

Source: Office of the Guardian for Children and Young People

Percentage of children and young people living with kinship care families

(30 June 2016):

45.2

Source: Office of the Guardian for Children and Young People

"The support I have received from CF&KC-SA has been so helpful -- it's given me the confidence to continue caring." (Carer)