Now in its 27th year Foster Care Week, which runs from September 10 to 16, is a time to acknowledge and celebrate the wonderful contribution that foster carers in NSW make to keeping the state’s most vulnerable children and young people safe in loving and stable homes. This year, the Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies […]
As the sector gears up for Foster Care Week (September 10-16), MiNDFOOD reports that foster care does more than just provide food and shelter. Featuring CareSouth foster carers Carolyn and Ian.
Foster Care Week Foster Care Week is an annual event that has been running in NSW since 1990. Coordinated by the Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies (ACWA) with the support of non-government foster care agencies and other partners, Foster Care Week aims to both celebrate and acknowledge the work of NSW’s foster carers and raise […]
This latest blog from Fostering NSW looks at a new study that has found that when children are abused an important learning process is impaired, which can cause them to misbehave, especially as teenagers.
‘For the Kids’, a short documentary commissioned by ACWA and AbSec about Kempsey-based Aboriginal foster carers Eddie and Rose Vale, is available to watch on YouTube. It was screened as part of last Friday’s ‘Safe: On Country and In Culture’ event as a catalyst for wider dialogue around the need for more Aboriginal carers in our community.