The 2021 National Reconciliation Week (NRW) will be celebrated 27 May - 3 June with the theme "More than a word". Reconciliation takes action, and this NRW urges the reconciliation movement towards braver and more impactful action.https://www.reconciliation.org.au/national-reconciliation-week/Read more...

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We’re so pleased to be able to inform foster carers of a win!Read more...

Predominantly women, foster carers are paying twice for nurturing children and young people in care and now their one source of therapeutic support is about to lose funding.Read more...

From 1 February 2021, the Victorian community is served by two new departments – the Department of Health and the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH).Read more...

Kinship, foster and permanent carers can take part in the Victorian Home based Carer Census until 28 February 2021.Read more...

 Cultural Diversity Week - Book Voucher Giveaway!Read more...

Hear from carer about his experience as a live-in carer... Read more...

Assessed and approved Foster, Kinship, Permanent and Special needs local adoption carers are eligible to receive a care allowance, where the Victorian Child protection service or a registered community service organisation places a child (aged 0 to 18 years) in their care. View the latest Care Allowance Rates here and attached below. Read more...

The Foster Care Association of Victoria congratulates the remarkable young people, carers and the sector colleagues we have worked alongside to campaign for extended care through the Home Stretch and Better Futures program for many years. We congratulate the Victorian Government and Luke Donnellan, Minister for Child Protection, on the announcement of universal provision of continued care until 21 years of age for all young people in foster, kinship and residential care, pledged in the state budget of 24 November 2020.Read more...