Information and Resources for Home-based Care

Western Carer Advisory Group (CAG) carer members have collated this ready resource to prepare and support new Home Based Carers including kinship and foster carers.

Home Based Care in Victoria refers to both Kinship Care and Foster Care. Kinship Care is the placement of a child with their family or community. Foster Care is the placement of a child with an accredited and registered Foster Carer.


The links and/or further information listed are applicable to all home based carers across Victoria under categories including: 

  • Financial Support
  • Child Care
  • Carer Training
  • Support Leaving Care
  • Health
  • Child Trauma
  • Child Education
  • Assistance with School Expenses
  • Sport, Recreation and Camps


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Thankyou to the carers of the Western CAG for preparing and sharing this resource statewide.