The Foster Care Association of Victoria is pleased to be attending the launch of the Victorian Government’s Carer Strategy this morning and celebrating FCAV's role in its development.Read more...

The Carer Strategy is an important mechanism to respond to the everyday concerns which affect all carers and their ability to deliver the best possible care. Carers are frustrated by the time it takes to get a birth registered and a birth certificate, obtaining a medicare number, a passport or permission to travel. Carers are also concerned about delays in accessing essential support services through the Client Support Funding Framework.Read more...

Raise funds for foster care support in 3 simple steps!Read more...

The Foster Care Association is proud to announce that the Department of Health and Human Services will be officially launching the Carer Strategy next week! We will bring you further information about the Carer Strategy, what it means for carers and its implementation following the launch. Read more...

Time for you to gain new tools to combat Compassion Fatigue. Read more...

The FCAV introduces the Agency Worker Award to recognise instances of exemplary support from Agencies. Foster carers are invited to nominate an Agency worker who has gone above and beyond to support the carer.Read more...

Do you have a baby in your care?Read more...

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...