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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.

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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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Education for rural families

Learn more about the options for education for your child in rural areas from childcare facilities and early learning programs to going to school.

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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. For all of these children, there has been a reason that they have not been able to continue to live with their birth family. They may have started out their lives in environments that were not

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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.

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Kids' Health - Topics - Foster families

A family that takes a kid into their home for a while and takes care of him or her is called a 'foster family'

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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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Payments for families - Services Australia

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

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Self-esteem & confidence for children | Raising Children Network

Self-esteem is feeling good about yourself. It helps children try new things, take healthy risks and learn. Read about fostering self-esteem in your child.

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