This section contains news articles and publications relevant to foster and kinship care.
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
CFC-SA is looking for a Volunteer Coordinator to develop a Peer Support Network project. The Volunteer Coordinator will create a network of skilled volunteers to deliver peer support to Carers, support operational functions and assist with special projects. This is a casual position (10 hours per week available initially). To view the ad and find…Read More
KPMG have been engaged by the Department for Child Protection to conduct a review of carer advocacy services in South Australia. CFC-SA has met with KPMG to share our vision for expanded advocacy and peak body services for foster and kinship carers as recommended in August 2016 by Commissioner Nyland. A copy of our submission is available…Read More
To all of those who give their time to CFC-SA, we say thank you. In recognition of National Volunteers Week, we would like to acknowledge the CFC-SA Board Members who give their personal time and expertise towards making a difference in the lives of children and young people in foster and kinship care and their…Read More