This section contains news articles and publications relevant to foster and kinship care.
On Wednesday 14th August 2019 CF&KC-SA hosted a morning tea session on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), presented by Stewart McDougall, researcher and PhD scholar at the Australian Centre for Child Protection at UniSA and April Wilson, Associate Member of the organisation NOFASD, involved in the broader FASD awareness raising nationwide. The event was well attended and…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More