This section contains news articles and publications relevant to foster and kinship care.
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
Notes from the CFC-SA Forum (held on 24th March) are now available. Please click on the links below to view: Notes from Forum – including OPG Information Session and Q&A with Cathy Taylor Attachment 1 – OPG Step by step assessment competencies Attachment 2 – OPG Transfer of Guardianship CFC-SA hopes to offer Carers a follow-up…Read More
The Department for Child Protection (DCP) has recently sent out an email communique with information about: Carer Relationship Roles DCP is seeking feedback and comments on role descriptions for a Carer Relationship Manager and Carer Relationship Officer – have your say via this short questionnaire by 17th April 2017. Upcoming Carer Consultations DCP have organised an…Read More