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Foster care information sessions

Foster care information sessions cover the following topics:

  • what's involved in being a foster carer
  • steps to become a foster carer
  • roles and responsibilities of foster carers
  • support available to foster carers.

Information sessions

Location

Date and time

Venue

Host

Berri

Drop in
Every Monday (except public holidays)
10am to 12pm

ac.care Berri
5 Kealley Street

ac.care Berri
8582 2344

Mount Gambier

Drop in
Every Monday (except public holidays)
10am to 12pm

ac.care Mt Gambier
70-72 White Avenue

ac.care Berri
8724 9211

Murray Bridge

Drop in
Every Monday (except public holidays)
10am to 12pm

ac.care Murray Bridge
11-21 Kennett Road

ac.care Murray Bridge
8532 6303

McLaren ValeWednesday 19 September
6.30pm to 8.30pm
Tatachilla Lutheran College
'Activity Centre'
Gate 2, California Road
Lutheran Community Care
8337 8787
RenmarkWednesday 26 September
5pm to 7pm
Renmark Libraryac.care Berri
8582 2344
Elizabeth ParkThursday 27 September
6pm to 7pm
Centacare Elizabeth
34 Yorktown Road
Centacare Foster Care Program
8159 1400
GoolwaThursday 11 October
3pm to 5pm
Goolwa Library
11 Cadell Street
ac.care Murray Bridge
8532 6303
EvanstonWednesday 17 October
6.30pm to 8.30pm
Gawler and District College Children's Centre
Gate 6 / 69 Barnet Road
Lutheran Community Care
8337 8787
HindmarshWednesday 17 October
6.30pm to 8.30pm
Anglicare-SA
159 Port Road
Anglicare-SA
8131 3456
Victor HarborWednesday 24 October
Drop in 4.30pm to 6.30pm
(No presentation)
Christian Gospel Centre
2 George Main Road
Anglicare-SA
8131 3456
WaikerieThursday 25 October
5pm to 7pm
Waikerie Library
Strangman Road
ac.care Berri
8582 2344
Murray BridgeThursday 8 November
6pm to 8pm
ac.care Murray Bridge
11-21 Kennett Road
ac.care Murray Bridge
8532 6303
Morphett ValeTuesday 13 November
6.30pm to 8.30pm
Woodcroft-Morphett Vale Neighbourhood Centre
175 Baines Road
Anglicare-SA
Mount BarkerWednesday 21 November
6.30pm to 8.30pm
St Marks Lutheran Church
35 Hampden Road
Lutheran Community Care
8337 8787
LoxtonThursday 29 November
5pm to 7pm
Loxton Library
East Terrace
ac.care Berri
8582 2344

Where a fostering agency does not have any public information sessions scheduled, they can be scheduled on a one-to-one one basis.  

To find out more contact the foster care agency directly.

What people have said about information sessions

  • 'Overall it was very interesting and it was great to hear from the foster carer herself.'
  • 'Having thought about foster care for a number of years, I now have a much better understanding of the different types of care, how they might overlap/ lead on, and the potential issues involved. I feel better informed to discuss foster care with my family.'
  • 'A good informative session that provided an honest view of foster caring'
  • 'Great opportunity for casual chats with different speakers'
  • 'It was good to have a range of presenters representing different aspects of the process.'
  • 'I have a better understanding of what the process is and the commitment of those involved.'
  • 'Very helpful information (first time) a lot to think about, but still very positive'

Contact

Foster Care Services

Telephone: 1300 2 FOSTER (1300 2 367 837)