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...

Sarah Marinos - Herald SunRead more...

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...