Foster Care Services

When Your Child is Referred: information for parents 

Specialist Foster Care: fee-for-service for high needs children

My Place: for young people leaving care 

Becoming a Foster Carer

Reunification: helping children who are in care to stay in touch with their families

Children in Care - How to make a complaint 

Foster Carers - How to make a complaint


Fostering Together: Resources to support Sons and Daughters of Foster Carers
These resources have been developed by Wanslea Family Services with the help of the research team at Edith Cowan University. They are evidenced based tools to help staff and foster carers assist biological children to make sense of fostering. They are intended to be used in assessment and then can continue to be used during the fostering journey and at the different stages of placement.

     
The resources comprise:

I live here too – two interactive books with cards, for children:
‘Rosie’s story’ - for 5 – 10 year olds
‘Jay’s story’ - for 11 – 14 year olds
Fostering Together – A guide to supporting children of foster carers - Booklet for foster carers and service providers Fostering together- Biological children of foster cares speak up. DVD - children’s views on fostering.

Fostering Together Resources Kit Order Form

For further information, contact Lorraine Maxwell on (08) 9245 2441 or email.

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