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Researchers from Barwon Child Youth and Family services and Deakin University want to hear about your experiences as a carer. Using feedback from foster/kinship carers, we are interested in understanding how foster/kinship carers’ wellbeing and perceptions of their rewards and challenges influences their decisions to continue fostering. A survey is coming soon, and if you are interested, there will be a chance for you to provide information anonymously about your experiences as a Foster/kinship carer.Read more...

I Care 2 is delivered in partnership with Berry Street and Salvation Army, Westcare. As children of Foster Carers whether biological, adopted or in permanent care they have a unique relationship with the fostering experience.Read more...

Carer Celebration Speech - Foster Care Week 2019 Read more...

This newsletter is a popular resource which reaches around 1900 foster carer households every issue. We are aware that for some of our carers don’t go online or use social media sites for information and so we are really keen to continue the publication of this printed newsletter. That said, with the burgeoning community of members using our website, blog, facebook page and e-news, we’ve decided to reduce the printed version of our news down to four issues a year on a seasonal basis. So, welcome to our Quarter 3 - 2019 edition of the Foster Care Association newsletter.Read more...

The Foster Care Association of Victoria is delighted to announce the appointment of new Chief Executive Officer, Samantha Hauge, effective from July 15, 2019.Read more...

The Foster Care Association of Victoria has been pleased to support an investigation by the Royal Children's Hospital and Murdoch Children's Research Institute into “Access to health for kids in care”.  Our members undertook an online survey and a good number also attended focus group discussions.Read more...

The Foster Care Association of Victoria conducts an annual review of the state of foster care in Victoria.Read more...

The Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare Inc (The Centre) and the Foster Care Association of Victoria (FCAV) are calling on the next Federal Government to enhance support for foster carers across Australia.Read more...

The transitions from home to early childhood education and onto school are important milestones for both children and families. The transition into school is especially significant as “readiness” for school is predictive of long-term academic and occupational achievement. Read more...

The Caring for Carers Program is dedicated to providing wellbeing activities and gifts to carers, so they can continue to provide a brighter future for the children in their care. Read more...