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What is foster care and kinship care?

Foster care gives vulnerable children and young people, who cannot live with their own families, somewhere secure, safe and nurturing to stay. Read more here.

Read more on Pregnancy, Birth & Baby website

How does foster care work?

To become a foster carer, you’ll need to consider the emotional challenges, financial issues and how a child's background affects their development.

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Foster care & adoption - The Trauma and Grief Network (TGN)

Children and young people who are in foster care, out of home care or adopted can have complex needs

Read more on Australian Child and Adolescent Trauma, Loss and Grief Network (ACATLGN) website

Foster care & raising foster children | Raising Children Network

Foster care is out-of-home care for children who can’t live with their own families. Being a foster parent can be challenging but also very rewarding.

Read more on raisingchildren.net.au website

Preschool play ideas & creative activities | Raising Children Network

Play fosters imagination in preschoolers, which is important for development. Play ideas include nature walks, busy boxes, dress-ups, puppet play and more.

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Creative learning & development: toddlers | Raising Children Network

Creative activities and creative play have big roles in toddler learning and development. Read how drama, music and art nurture imagination and thinking.

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Community Capacity Development for Families | NDIS | Carers WA

The Community Capacity Devlopment team support people with disability and their family through building linkages that expand choice and fostering a supportive community across barriers.

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Payments for families - Services Australia

We have payments and services to help with your child's education and health care.

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Payments for families - Services Australia

We have payments and services to help with your child's education and health care.

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Child and Family Health Service • Supporting Parents

The Child and Family Health Service recognises that families can be any shape or size, including single parents or same-sex couples, and families with adopted or foster children, and we respect and welcome all kinds

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