As part of the preparation to go back to school, FCAV have some fantastic giveaways!Read more...

You may have seen a similar notice about this research on helping children who have experienced neglect. If you are interested  it is not too late to participate if you have cared for a child in the past 12 months who previously experienced neglect?  To participate click this link:  https://latrobe.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eaGviwoYRYh6nEFRead more...

TAFEs and unis are still taking enrolments now for Semester 1 2020.Read more...

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We have signed on to the Entertainment Book as a way to fundraise for the organisation and provide carer households, their friends, family and supporters, with a range of discounted family activities and events around the state. Read more...

​LOOKOUT centres are designed to boost the capacity of schools, carers, child protection practitioners and out-of-home care services to improve educational outcomes for children and young people living in out-of-home care.Read more...

As the school year commences, the FCAV would like to clarify the financial expectations on foster carers.Read more...

Carer KaFE is very excited to be launching the 2020 Calendar very soon. We will be delivering existing sessions in areas which haven’t hosted them recently and we’re pleased to be introducing some amazing new sessions from trainers from across the world! The 2020 Calendar will include additional topics for kinship carers and those caring for Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander children and young people. It also includes Master Classes from Sarah Naish from the UK and a session from Richard Rose. This is the first time Sarah, expert in therapeutic parenting and attachment, has presented in Australia.Read more...

As a valued carer of children and young people, you should begin preparing for the safety of your family and any children and young people in your care during the bushfire season this summer. As Victoria regularly experiences bushfires in the summer season, it is important that precautions are taken to minimise the impact of bushfires if you live in a bushfire risk area.  Read more...

Statement from the Foster Care Association of Victoria in response to the ‘In Our Own Words Inquiry’ tabled on 27 November 2019 by the Commission for Children and Young People through the voices of young people.Read more...