Foster Care Week 9-15 September 2018

Foster Care Week raises awareness about foster care in the wider community, however, in 2018 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 2018 Theme is: A Piece of Your Heart 

…recognising the piece of your heart you give to every child or young person who comes into your care and the piece of your heart they take with them into the future.

 

The Foster Care Association will be hosting a calendar of events taking place around the state, which will celebrate Foster Carers. See below for Victorian foster care agencies events and celebrations to be held over Foster Care Week September 9th – 15th 2018.

 

While these events are by invitation only, if you are a foster carer with any of the below agencies and haven't registered to attend an event, please RSVP as below. 

 

#pieceofyourheart #fostercare #fosteringcommunities #futurefostercare

 

 

Date & Time Event Organisation Location How to Book
Friday 7th Sept
9:30am - 1:30pm
Superhero Training and Morning Tea OzchildOct13 Lynbrook Community Centre
2 Harris Street, Lynbrook
Andrew Duong:
aduong@ozchild.org.au
03 96952291

Saturday 8th Sept

11am - 3pm

Child Protection Week Celebration Day create

Inner North East, contact for more detail

Call the CREATE office on 03 9918 0002

Monday 10th- Friday 14th Sept

#FosterCare18 Activation  Fostering Connections CMYK Main Foyer, 530 Collins St, Melbourne

No booking required.

For more info contact Dan Christie

dan.christie@cfecfw.asn.au | 0422 076 532 

Mobday 10th Sept

6pm - 7pm

Uniting Wimmera

Foster Carer Achievement Night

unitingvictas

Uniting Wimmera

185 Baillie St, Horsham

 

Tuesday 11th Sept

11am - 1pm

Carer Celebration & Annual
General Meeting
horizontallogocmyk

Queens Hall,

Parliament House

Please note that RSVPs are closed and we are fully booked.

Tuesday 11th Sept

8am - 4pm

OzChild Street Art OzchildOct13

Hosier Lane

Melbourne

RSVP on Facebook here

Tuesday 11th Sept

1pm - Onwards

Anglicare Victoria - St Lukes

Foster Care Week Carer Lunch

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The Lakeview Hotel

204 McCrae St, Bendigo

Lilly Gleeson: Team Leader Home Based Care
03 5440 1196  |  0429 167 095

Lilly.Gleeson@anglicarevic.org.au

Wednesday 12th Sept

5:30pm - 8pm

Carer Celebration Dinner

Gippsland Region 

Berry Street Vert RGB

Morwell Bowling Club

52 Hazelwood Rd, Morwell

RWalker2@berrystreet.org.au or 5134 5971

Wednesday 12th Sept

5:30pm - 8:30pm

Carer Celebration Dinner

Hume Region 

Berry Street Vert RGB

Goulburn Valley Hotel

223 High St, Shepparton

Click here to RSVP

Wednesday 12th Sept

7:30pm - 8:30pm

Foster Care Information Session anchor logo

Vermont South Library

1 Pavey Place 

Nicky Culhane

nicky.culhane@anchor.org.au or 8761 9040

Thursday 13th Sept

10:30am - 12pm

A Piece of Your Heart - High Tea umfc logo

Conference Room - UMFC

27–29 Stanley St, Wodonga

Jeanine Aughey 

jaughey@umfc.com.au

Thursday 13th Sept

11:30am - 2:30pm

Foster Appreciation Day baptcare

Galli Winery Estate Restaurant 

1507 Melton Highway, Rockbank
Suzanne Startseff  
sstartseff@baptcare.org.au or 0427 025 112

Thursday 13th Sept

12pm

MacKillop Warrnambool

Foster Care Week Carer Lunch

MacKillop logo

Logan’s Café,

168 Koroit St, Warrnambool 

Tania Ferris

Tania.Ferris@mackillop.org.au or 5500 2052

 

Thursday 13th Sept

4:30 - 6pm

History Launch - Stronger Together bcyf

Christian College Junior Campus

39 Broughton Dr, Belmont

www.bcyfhistorylaunch.eventbrite.com.au 

or 03 5226 8604

Thursday 13th Sept

6pm - 9pm

Anglicare North

Foster Care Week Dinner

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Highlands Hotel

301 Geand Blvd, Craigieburn

Bea Wood

beatrice.wood@anglicarevic.org.au

Thursday 13th Sept

6pm - 9pm

Anglicare West

Foster Care Week Dinner

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The Views Function Bar & Grill,

350 K Road, Werribee

Narelle Rosbergen

Narelle.Rosbergen@anglicarevic.org.au

Thursday 13th Sept

6pm

Carer Celebration Dinner

Western Region

Berry Street Vert RGB

Miners Tavern

120 Lydiard St N, Ballarat

Sallison@berrystreet.org.au or ph 5330 5000

Thursday 13th Sept

6:30pm

Carer Celebration Dinner

Northern Region

Berry Street Vert RGB

The Moor's Head

Rear 774 High St, Thornbury

RSVP to northernhbc@berrystreet.org.au

Thursday 13th Sept

7pm - 8:30pm 

Rainbow Families Foster Carer Community Information Session Fostering Connections CMYK15825966 1302057553188550 516464728957955523 n

100 Drummond St

Carlton

RSVP on Facebook or contact Felicity Marlowe info@rainbowfamilies.org.au

Thursday 13th &

Friday 14th Sept

Hosting promotional stalls AnglicareVic LOGO HORZ CMYK JPG Bendigo Marketplace

Lilly Gleeson: Team Leader Home Based Care
03 5440 1196  |  0429 167 095

Lilly.Gleeson@anglicarevic.org.au

Friday 14th Sept

12pm - 2pm

MacKillop Hamilton 

Foster Care Week Carer Lunch

MacKillop logo

Jack and Jude Café,

99 Brown St, Hamilton 

Tania Ferris

Tania.Ferris@mackillop.org.au or 5500 2052

 

Friday 14th Sept

6:30pm

Foster Carers Appreciation Dinner 20171030110240 CAFS logo

Ballarat Yacht Club

Wendouree Parade, Lake Wendouree

Kim Morrison

5337 1614 or kim.morrison@cafs.org.au 

Friday 14th Sept

7pm - 11pm

Anglicare East

2018 Gala Dinner

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Dorset Gardens Hotel,

335 Dorset Road, Croydon

Cathie Manuel on cathie.manuel@anglicarevic.org.au 

Natalie Cauce on natalie.cauce@anglicarevic.org.au

Saturday 15th Sept

1pm - 3pm

 MacKillop Metro

Foster Care Week Celebration

 MacKillop logo

The Harvour Kitchen

800 Bourke St, Docklands

By September 1, 2018 to 9699 9177 or jennifer.taylor@mackillop.org.au.
Please RSVP with the number of adults and children and dietary requirements. 

Sunday 16th Sept

2pm - 4pm

MacKillop Barwon

Foster Care Week Celebration

MacKillop logo

Geelong City Bowls Club,

7-9 Ballarat Rd,

North Geelong

 

Tania Ferris

Tania.Ferris@mackillop.org.au or 5500 2052

Saturday 22 September

11am - 2pm

Gippsland Foster and Kinship Care Family Funday 2018 Berry Street Vert RGB

Old Gippstown Moe 

(Gippsland's Heritage Park)

RWalker2@berrystreet.org.au or 5134 5971