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This section contains news articles and publications relevant to foster and kinship care.

Continued Funding for Carer Advocacy Service

19 July 2021

Connecting Foster & Kinship Carers SA (CF&KC-SA) is delighted to announce that a further three years’ funding for its Carer Advocacy Service has been confirmed by the Department for Child Protection. That term commenced on July 1 and will run until the end of the 2023-24 financial year. Click here to read more…

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New Website – 2021 National Foster & Kinship Care Virtual Conference

01 April 2021

2021 National Foster & Kinship Care Virtual Conference New Conference Website We are excited to launch our new conference website detailing program highlights and announcing our Keynote Speakers to date, including inspirational Neuroscience Educator Nathan Wallis (former child in care and foster father himself) who is back with a new presentation on “practical tips & tricks”…

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CF&KC-SA survey voices carer concerns

17 February 2021

Article in The Advertiser – 14 February 2021 Connecting Foster and Kinship Carers SA survey voices carer concerns A new survey reveals the top concerns of foster carers and what authorities must do to find more homes for children who need them. Lauren Novak Social Policy Editor @Lauren__Dailey February 14, 2021 – 8:41PM Less than…

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2020 Foster & Kinship Carer Survey Summary

08 February 2021

In December 2020, we asked South Australian Foster and Kinship Carers to provide us with frank and fulsome feedback regarding the challenges and barriers they face, together with the successes and rewards experienced from providing family-based care to children and young people who cannot live with their birth families. We are pleased to share the…

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Seeking Expressions of Interest – Certificate IV / Diploma of Community Services

07 December 2020

Are you a Foster or Kinship Carer looking to enhance your skills and be acknowledged for the life experiences you have developed from your caring role? In collaboration with Bradford Institute of Advanced Education, Connecting Foster & Kinship Carers SA (CF&KC-SA) is seeking Expressions of Interest from Foster & Kinship Carers in South Australia to participate in a Certificate IV…

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