This section contains news articles and publications relevant to foster and kinship care.
In July 2017, we asked South Australian foster and kinship carers (Carers) to tell us what it’s like to be in their shoes, to be upfront and honest, share the challenges and barriers they face, together with the successes and rewards which come from providing family-based care to children and young people who cannot live…Read More
Thank you to the 246 foster and kinship carers who completed the 2017 Foster & Kinship Carer Survey during July – the survey has now closed. We look forward to reviewing all the information provided and preparing a report to share the results of this survey during Foster and Kinship Carers Week in September 2017.…Read More
The 2017 CFC-SA Foster & Kinship Carer Survey is now open. CFC-SA want to hear what is currently happening for Carer families in South Australia, what you believe would make your family really hum, and what changes will mean better times ahead for the children and young people in your care. Please click here…Read More
CFC-SA is ecstatic to announce that the Children and Young Person (Safety) Bill 2017 (SA) was passed in parliament on 6th July 2017. For almost 4 years CFC-SA has been advocating and lobbying for the inclusion of decisions made by the Department of Child Protection to be reviewable by the South Australian Civil and Administrative Appeals…Read More
The Board of CFC-SA remains committed to ensuring effective governance and is preparing to take the next steps in the transition towards becoming a skills-based board. The Board has identified 2 priority areas – kinship care and media expertise – and is seeking to recruit and appoint 2 individuals with the following capabilities to help…Read More