Tag: Kinship Care

  • Join with churches around Australia to celebrate Foster and Kinship Carers and raise awareness of both the needs and opportunities in the Out-of-home Care space. Foster Care Sunday provides an opportunity for the Church to come together in unity to: Celebrate the significant role of Foster and Kinship Carers who are living on mission, providing loving …
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  • Help lead a movement for change. Be a champion for The Homeward Project in your community. Partner with The Homeward Project to spread the word, raise awareness, and rally people around the mission of seeing more homes for children who need one and support for carers opening their homes. Download the Homeward Advocate resource below …
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  • Creating opportunities for connection among those who are, have been, or want to be a carer. Carer Gatherings create a space for carers to regularly connect with others who have a shared experience, in order to support and equip them in their care journey. Gatherings can provide support through prayer, encouragement, and learning opportunities for …
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  • You’ve heard it said, probably hundreds of times, that it takes a village to raise a child. Easy to say, perhaps harder to do. There are an increasing number of children entering the Out-of-Home Care system because their family of birth isn’t safe. Social isolation and loneliness are increasingly being recognised as a major issue …
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  • Building a holistic support system for care families. We want carers to have a ‘team’, for the highs and lows and everything in between on the journey of providing home-based care for children and young people. The Wrap-around Teams resource equips a carer’s ‘team’ with understanding and practical plans to provide a range of support …
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  • Culture is a key consideration within the Out-of-Home Care space. Regardless of the reason why a child or young person enters the care systems, it involves loss. They experience a level of disconnection from their family and the world they’ve known. Culture is interrelated with family, identity, safety, and wellbeing. Disconnection from culture represents another …
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