This guide is intended to assist Foster and Kinship Carers understand the function of a Complex Case Review Meeting and identify how Carers can be part of the process. Click here to read the Carer Guide on Complex Case Review Meetings

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This Carer Guide provides an overview of the main piece of legislation governing the operation of the Child Protection system in South Australia: The Children and Young People (Safety) Act 2017 (CYPS Act) and highlights the key sections that directly relate to Foster and Kinship Carers. Click here to access the Carer Guide on The Children…

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This guide is intended to assist individuals applying to be an approved Foster or Kinship Carer understand the process of receiving a non-approval issued by the Department for Child Protection (DCP) or agency. Click here to access the Carer Guide on non-approval process

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  Foster and kinship carers in South Australia are entitled to seek a review of a decision of the Department for Child Protection. This guide outlines the steps which must be taken for a review to occur and the timeframes that need to be met. You can read and download the Carer Guide on Reviewable…

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This guide is intended to assist Foster and Kinship Carers understand the purpose of a Care Team meeting and how to use this function with the Department for Child Protection (DCP). Click here to access the Carer Guide on Care Team Meetings

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This guide is intended to assist Foster and Kinship Carers (Carers) draft the content for a South Australian Civil and Administrative Appeals Tribunal (SACAT) external review application. If a Carer is dissatisfied with the outcome of an internal review of a decision of the Department for Child Protection (DCP), the next available step is to…

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This Guide is intended to assist Foster & Kinship Carers consider the arrangements that need to be made for the distribution of their estate to children and young people in their care. Click here to access the Carer Guide on Wills and Estate Planning.

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This guide assists Foster and Kinship carers to understand the functioning of South Australia’s  Youth Court and identifies how Carers can be part of the process. You can read and download the Carer Guide on the Youth Court now.  

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This guide is intended to assist Foster and Kinship Carers (Carers) understand the Freedom of Information application and review processes. Click here to access the Guide

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