Foster Care Week 2017 Events!

From September 10, 2017 12:00 am until September 16, 2017 1:09 pm

Foster Care Week raises awareness about foster care in the wider community, however, in 2017 as with previous years, the events held during foster care week aim to celebrate and appreciate our pool of amazing foster carers and the invaluable contribution they are making to the lives of vulnerable children and young people and the community as a whole.

 

The 2017 Theme is: Shine A Light in line with the National Foster and Kinship Care Conference being held to book end Foster Care Week, in Victoria this year.

 

The Foster Care Association will be hosting a calendar of events taking place around the state, which will celebrate Foster Carers. Victorian foster care Agencies events and celebrations to be held over Foster Care Week September 10th – 16th 2017.

 

#shineconf  #fostercare #kinship #oohc #keeponcaring

 

Date & Time

Event

Organisation

Location

Contact to book

Friday 8 September

9:45am arrival for 10am start - midday

Foster Care Appreciation Morning Tea

Barwon Child Youth & Family

Presidents Room at Simonds Stadium, 370 Moorabool St, South Geelong VIC 

t: 035222 6911 
e: reception@bcyf.org.au

Friday 8 September 6:30pm

CAFS Annual Appreciation Dinner

 

CAFS

Ivy Room, The Provincial Ballarat
121 Lydiard St North, Ballarat

 

Kim Morrison
t: 03 5337 1614

e: kim.morrison@cafs.org.au

Saturday 9 September

10am – 1pm

Foster Care Week Celebration for Kids

 

Salvation Army Westcare The Amphitheatre, Melton

Rikki Morgan
t: 0438 533 579

e: rikki.morgan@aus.salvationarmy.org

Saturday 9 September

11am - 2pm

Child Protection Week Celebration 2017 “Bring Your Sibling”

CREATE Foundation

 

Melbourne Zoo, Parkville

Free entry!

 

CREATE

03 9918 0003

Saturday 9 September

12pm - 3pm

Thank you Lunch for Carers and Partners

 

Life Without Barriers

Studley Park Boat House, 1 Boathouse Rd, Kew

Suheyla Ahmed
t: 0459 848 104

e: suheyla.ahmed@lwb.org.au

Sunday 10 September

11:45am - 4pm

Carer Day Trip MacKillop Family Servies (Barwon) Train return trip Drysdale- Queenscliff 

Jasmine Perry

t.03 9257 2289 

e.Jasmine.Perry@mackillop.org.au

Monday 11 September 

11am - 1pm

Morning High Tea: Westernport Foster Care History Launch

OzChild

 

1536 Heatherton Rd Dandenong

 

Maggie Morgan
t: 03 9212 3900

e: mmorgan@ozchild.org.au

Monday 11 September

5:30pm - 8:30pm 

Combined (Metro) Carer Celebration  MacKillop Family Services (Metro NESW)  Harbour Kitchen, 800 Bourke St, Docklands

Jenni Taylor

t.03 9699 9177 

e.jenni.taylor@mackillop.org.au

Tuesday 12 September

12pm - 3pm

Annual Foster Carer Celebration Anglicare Victoria - St Luke's Fortuna Villa Bendigo, 30 Chum St, Golden Square Bendigo 

Assessment & Development Team

t: 03 5440 1100

e: fostercare@anglicarevic.org.au

Tuesday 12 September

12:30pm - 2pm

Carer Lunch - Hamilton MacKillop Family Services (Barwon South West)

Roxborough Café Hamilton

Jasmine Perry

t.03 9257 2289 

e.Jasmine.Perry@mackillop.org.au

Wednesday 13 September

12:30pm - 2:30pm

Carer Lunch  - Warrnambool MacKillop Family Services (Barwon South West)

Flying Horse Warrnambool

Kirrae Health Service to facilitate Drumming Beat Session

Jasmine Perry

t.03 9257 2289 

e.Jasmine.Perry@mackillop.org.au

Wednesday 13 September

6pm - 9pm

Foster Carer Celebration Anchor Foster Care Billy's Kitchen 
Knox Ozone, 425 Burwood Hwy, Wantirna South

Julie Lowe

t. 03 9801 1999

e. julie.lowe@anchor.org.au 

Wednesday 13 September

6pm

Screening of Going Places Creating Memories Northern Territory Trip 2016 The Salvation Army Westcare Westcare Central Office
34 Devonshire Rd, Sunshine
(Pizza & soft drink provided)
Nick Norman
t. 03 8311 5035
e. Nick.Norman@aus.salvationarmy.org

Thursday 14 September

7pm

Foster Carer Recognition Dinner

Anglicare Victoria North & West

Melbourne Cricket Ground, (MCG) Jim Stynes Room

VR&S workers Narelle, Bea or Maria carer.info@anglicarevic.org.au

Friday 15 September 9am – 3:30pm Coloured Hair for Foster Care Brophy Family and Youth Services

Primary Schools participating:

Bundarra , West Warrnambool, Merrivale, Panmure, East , Koroit and District

Shivon Beckwith 
t: 03 5559 8960

e: sbeckwith@brophy.org.au

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