Aboriginal children and young people represent 20 per cent of all children in state care in Victoria and are 12 times more likely than non-Aboriginal children to be placed in Out of Home Care.Read more...

When do I need a Police Check for people visiting or staying in my home?Read more...

The Foster Care Association of Victoria is pleased to present the Foster Carer Census Brochure, showcasing the stand out characteristics and situations of Victoria’s foster carers.Read more...

Foster and kinship carers play a crucial role in our society, helping raise the nearly 8,000 Victorian children who have been abused, neglected and abandoned, or for some other reason find themselves under state protection.Read more...

Feeling disconnected from your agency? Not sure what to do next?Read more...

On Sunday, Melbourne Museum opened the brand new Pauline Gandel Children’s Gallery specially designed for babies to 5 year olds and their carers.Read more...

To care for Victoria’s children and young adults in foster and kinship placements, carers themselves need training and support.Carer KaFÉ provides learning and development opportunities for carers throughout Victoria. Take a look at our online training calendar to discover, share and connect at a session near you. To see the 2019 guide at a glance click here.Carer KaFÉ is hosted by the Foster Care Association of Victoria and supported by a governing reference group.Read more...