Foster and Kinship Carer Week, held from 24 to 30 April 2017, offers an opportunity to thank foster and kinship carers who find room in their hearts and homes for children and young people in care. Whether you are holding a morning tea or sending a thank you message, resources are available online to help you celebrate.
Changes have been made to make it easier for foster and kinship carers to keep children healthy and safe.
Additional workshops are now available across the state for early childhood education and care professionals to prepare them for their new role as mandatory reporters from 1 July 2017.
The department is providing new, additional payments to foster and kinship carers to help with the cost of early childhood education and care programs.
Family and Child Connect services will open in the Mount Isa/Gulf catchment in March 2017, giving vulnerable families access to the help they need to safely care for their children at home.
My Home is a new care option that places children in the tertiary system who are unable to be returned to their families, with permanent foster carers.
Learn new skills to raise happy, healthy children and help your family thrive. The Triple P Positive Parenting Program is now free for all Queensland parents and carers of children up to 16 years.