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Carers in call for access to support – 20/6/19

25 June 2019

An article published in The Advertiser on 20 June 2019, featuring comments from CF&KC-SA CEO Fiona Endacott. Carers in call for access to support LAUREN NOVAK FOSTER carers want the Child Protection Department to allow them to deal directly with the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) to speed up support for children in their care…

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CF&KC-SA Carer Guide on External Reviews at SACAT

08 April 2019

CF&KC-SA has developed a guideline for Carers about how to prepare, and what to expect, when going to South Australian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (SACAT). Click here to access the guide

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CREATE report “Out-of-Home Care In Australia: Children and Young People’s Views After 5 Years of National Standards

25 March 2019

On Wednesday 20th March 2019, CREATE released a report “Out-of-Home Care in Australia: Children and Young People’s Views After 5 Years of National Standards” ,that indicates that 93% of children and young people in care report they feel safe and secure in their current placement. When asked on Radio National that morning why this is…

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Announcement – new CEO Fiona Endacott

25 March 2019

It gives me great pleasure to advise that Fiona Endacott has been appointed to the position of CEO at Connecting Foster and Kinship Carers SA. Fiona has been our Senior Advocate since we opened our doors as a fully funded Carer Advocacy Service on 1 July last year. She competed for the job against a…

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CF&KC-SA Senior Advocate Position Available

20 March 2019

CF&KC-SA is recruiting! We are seeking applications for a Senior Advocate role, who will provide professional individual and systemic advocacy and support services aimed at resolving issues and improving the experiences of Foster and Kinship Carer families across South Australia. Please refer to the SEEK ad for details. To view the Job Description please click…

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