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Foster Care Association of Victoria Position Foster carers have an important role in planning for the child or young person in their care. They should... Read more...
Foster Care Association of Victoria Position: Children and young people residing in foster care have a range of needs. Foster carers are provided with... Read more...
In addition to other forms of abuse, children and young people entering out of home care may also have been subjected to neglect in their previous hom... Read more...
Foster Care Association of Victoria Position: From time to time, the FCAV receives inquiries from people who have been in care and are now seeking the... Read more...
Foster Care Association of Victoria Position: Foster care provides safe and supportive homes for children when they are unable to live with their own ... Read more...
Foster Care Association of Victoria Position: As a foster carer, you will be required to enter into a number of agreements to ensure the best interest... Read more...
View resources on the Carer Assistance Program page... Read more...
As the peak body representing foster carers in Victoria, the FCAV supports principles of self determination, including that First Nations children and... Read more...
Centrelink Entitlements Centrelink provides a range of payments and services that may assist carers who provide care to a child or young person, as we... Read more...
Foster Care Association of Victoria Position: Where the Department of Family, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) makes a decision about a child or young pers... Read more...
Why is it important to help children maintain a connection to their culture? We understand that children in care who are supported to learn about and ... Read more...
Education – What Are You Entitled to in 2024? The cost of education is high no matter what form of education you are hoping to offer a child in your c... Read more...
Foster Care Association of Victoria Position: Carer networks/ groups (face to face or via social media) can be a very useful tool for carers to access... Read more...
Foster Care Association of Victoria Position: The FCAV strongly believes that preparation and support for young people leaving care is essential for t... Read more...
Foster Care Association of Victoria Position: The FCAV strongly believes that young people in care should be developing life skills throughout their c... Read more...
Foster Care Association of Victoria Position: The FCAV encourages carers to seek information from their agency about case direction and the recommenda... Read more...
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As an FCAV member you have access to free advocacy, support & information. Your membership is instrumental to our strength, ensuring a better Victorian system for our carers, children & young people.
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The Foster Care Association of Victoria acknowledges the unceded sovereignty of the Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nation on whose land we live and work. We acknowledge the continued connection to Country including lands cultural knowledges and their peoples and pay respect to Elders past and present. We are the united voice and advocate for all foster carers across Victoria and we aim to continually develop our knowledge and act with respect to First Nations sovereignty.
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The Foster Care Association of Victoria (FCAV) is a registered charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profit Commission, with ABN 30747010099
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