Foster Care Association Annual General Meeting & Carer Celebration 2021!!Read more...

Instances of great foster carer support are golden in a complex system. They can make or break a positive placement for foster carers and the children and young people in their homes. Therefore, the FCAV would like to give Foster Carers the opportunity to acknowledge an instance of receiving great support. A winning worker will be selected from each of the agency worker nominations and the DFFH worker nominations.Read more...

The FCAV hosted, via Carer Kafe support, a Carer Retreat at Findon on the Mornington Peninsula in May, which included  25 foster and kinship carers in attendance.Read more...

Update to CEO Morning Tea ~ Sessions with Carers and sessions with Agency staffRead more...

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day craft bag and book Voucher Giveaway!Read more...

In response to ongoing advocacy from the Foster Care Association of Victoria (FCAV), the Department of Families Fairness and Housing (DFFH) has developed new birth registration and birth certificate acquisition performance standards which will mean that no child in care will be without a birth certificate. DFFH will now require all children in care to have a birth certificate on file.Read more...

Foster Care Week 12 -18 September 2021Read more...

Foster Care Week 12 -18 September 2021Read more...

Access to universal health services through Medicare is essential for all children. The FCAV is aware that many carers experience significant delays in getting a Medicare number/card and in many instances pay for medical services themselves. This can cause significant hardship for both children and carers.Read more...

Peppers Findon Carer Retreat ~ May 2021Read more...

The client incident management system (CIMS) was implemented in January 2018 across all department-funded organisations, including out-of-home care providers. CIMS focuses on the safety and wellbeing of clients and outlines what needs to happen when an incident occurs that alleges abuse, unexplained injury or poor quality of care of a child or young person in out-of-home care.Read more...