How do I complain about a decision or action Carer Guide

This guide is intended to assist Foster and Kinship carers (Carers) understand the process of submitting a complaint regarding a decision issued by the Department for Child Protection (DCP) and the steps to take to submit a complaint. Click here to access the guide.

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The Role of the Ombudsman Carer Guide

This guide is intended to assist Foster and Kinship carers (Carers) understand the function of the South Australian Ombudsman and identify how Carers use this service. Click here to access the guide.

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Reunification Court Carer Guide

One of the possible outcomes for children taken into state care is reunification with their birth families. This guide assists Foster and Kinship carers to understand the process of the Reunification Court and identifies how they can be part of the process. You can download and read the Carer Guide to the Reunification Court now.…

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Role of a Support Person Carer Guide

Sometimes a Carer may choose to have a support person attend meetings with the Department for Child Protection, especially during difficult or challenging situations which have the potential to impact their ongoing care of a child or young person.  This guide explains the role of a Support Person and how they can contribute to meetings.…

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