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.

Please contact the foster care agency to check if the public session is still being run, and to let them know of your interest in foster care.

 

Date and time

Venue

Foster care agency hosting session

Port Lincoln

Mon – Fri, 9am- 5pm

(except public holidays)

Centacare Country SA is actively recruiting foster carers and working with applicants using video-link technology.

Register your interest or ring for an informal chat.

Phone 1800 759 865 or email fostercareenquiries@CCCSA.org.au

Centacare Country SA, 1800 759 865

Whyalla Stuart

Mon – Fri, 9am- 5pm

(except public holidays)

Centacare Country SA is actively recruiting foster carers and working with applicants using video-link technology.

Register your interest or ring for an informal chat.

Phone 1800 759 865 or email fostercareenquiries@CCCSA.org.au

Centacare Country SA, 1800 759 865

Ceduna

Mon – Thurs, 9am- 5pm

Friday, 9am-4pm

(except public holidays)

Centacare Country SA is actively recruiting foster carers and working with applicants using video-link technology.

Register your interest or ring for an informal chat.

Phone 1800 759 865 or email fostercareenquiries@CCCSA.org.au

Centacare Country SA, 1800 759 865

ac.care
Murray Mallee, Adelaide Hills and Fleurieu Peninsula
8531 4900

Mon – Fri, 9am to 5pm

(except public holidays)

ac.care is actively recruiting foster carers and working with applicants via phone and video-link technology, as well as providing webinar-style information sessions based on demand.

Register your interest at accare.org.au or call for an informal chat.

1300 ACCARE (1300 22 22 73)

email care@accare.org.au

ac.care
ac.care
Limestone Coast
8724 5400

Mon – Fri, 9am to 5pm

(except public holidays)

ac.care is actively recruiting foster carers and working with applicants via phone and video-link technology, as well as providing webinar-style information sessions based on demand.

Register your interest at accare.org.au or call for an informal chat.

1300 ACCARE (1300 22 22 73)

email care@accare.org.au

ac.care
ac.care
Riverland
8580 5300

Mon – Fri, 9am to 5pm

(except public holidays)

ac.care is actively recruiting foster carers and working with applicants via phone and video-link technology, as well as providing webinar-style information sessions based on demand.

Register your interest at accare.org.au or call for an informal chat.

1300 ACCARE (1300 22 22 73)

email care@accare.org.au

ac.care

Online

AnglicareSA

Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island

Adelaide Hills

Metropolitan Adelaide,

Barossa, Light and Lower North Regions

AnglicareSA offer online information session, following a household’s enquiry to their program, as needed.

AnglicareSA offer both online and over the phone enquires:

https://anglicaresa.com.au/foster-care/starting-your-journey/

Phone 8131 3456 or email fostercareenquiries@anglicaresa.com.au

Anglicare-SA
8131 3456

Live online webinars

Wed 28 July, 6.30 pm
Wed 8 Sept, 6.30 pm
Fri 17 Sept 10.00 am

For more information or to register for a session go to
www.lccare.org.au/foster-care/information-sessions/

Agency service areas include: Barossa Light and Lower North, Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu, Murray lands and Adelaide Metropolitan areas

Lutheran Care
8337 8787

fostercare@lccare.org.au

Live online webinars:

Wed 28 July, 6.30 pm

Wed 8 Sept, 6.30 pm

Fri 17 Sept 10.00 am

For more information or to register for a session go to
www.lccare.org.au/foster-care/information-sessions/

Agency service areas include: Barossa Light and Lower North, Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu, Murray lands and Adelaide Metropolitan areas

Lutheran Care
8337 8787

fostercare@lccare.org.au

Mount Gambier

Thursday 29 July

12.30pm

Life Without Barriers

Call Avril to book

0438 512 424

Gramac Training Solutions

21 Percy Street, Mount Gambier

To register for session www.bit.ly/SAInfoSession-29July2021

Elizabeth Park

Thurs 29 July

10:00 am- 11:00 am

Centacare Elizabeth

34 Yorktown Road, Elizabeth Park

www.fostercare.centacare.org.au/events/

Centacare

8159 1400

Prospect

Wed 11 August

6.30 pm - 8.30 pm

Connecting Foster & Kinship Carers Office, 2/224 Main North Rd, Prospect

www.lccare.org.au/foster-care/information-sessions/

Lutheran Care
8337 8787

fostercare@lccare.org.au

Mt Barker

Thurs 12 August

6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Mt Barker Community Centre

3 Dumas Street, Mt Barker

www.fostercare.centacare.org.au/events/

Centacare

8159 1400

Seaton

Mon 16 August

10:00 am- 11:00 am

Centacare Seaton

413 Grange Road, Seaton

www.fostercare.centacare.org.au/events/

Centacare

8159 1400

Warradale

Wed 18 August

6.30 pm -8.30 pm

Marion Community House

175 Oaklands Rd, Warradale

www.lccare.org.au/foster-care/information-sessions/

Lutheran Care
8337 8787

fostercare@lccare.org.au

Berri

Thurs 19 August

12 Noon - 1pm

Vines Community Church

1 Jellett Road, Berri

ac.care

1300 22 22 73

care@accare.org.au

Renmark

Thurs 19 August

6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Chaffey Community Centre

86, 19th Street, Renmark

ac.care

1300 22 22 73

care@accare.org.au

Oaklands Park

Tues 24 August

6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Marion Cultural Centre

287 Diagonal Road, Oaklands Park

www.fostercare.centacare.org.au/events/

Centacare

8159 1400

Seaton

Mon 6 September

6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Centacare Seaton

413 Grange Road, Seaton

www.fostercare.centacare.org.au/events/

Centacare

8159 1400

Elizabeth Park

Thurs 9 September

10:00 am- 11:00 am

Centacare Elizabeth

34 Yorktown Road, Elizabeth Park

www.fostercare.centacare.org.au/events/

Centacare

8159 1400

Gawler

Wed 22 September

6.30 pm - 8.30 pm

Immanuel Lutheran Worship Centre

Corner of Second & Seventh Streets, Gawler

Lutheran Care
8337 8787

fostercare@lccare.org.au

Seaton

Thurs 30 September

6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Centacare Seaton

413 Grange Road, Seaton

www.fostercare.centacare.org.au/events/

Centacare

8159 1400

Seaton

Fri 8 October

1:00 pm- 2:00 pm

Centacare Seaton

413 Grange Road, Seaton

www.fostercare.centacare.org.au/events/

Centacare

8159 1400

Old Reynella

Thurs 14 October

6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Base 10 Youth Centre

10 Main South Road, Old Reynella

www.fostercare.centacare.org.au/events/

Centacare

8159 1400

Elizabeth Park

Tues 26 October

10:00 am- 11:00 am

Centacare Elizabeth

34 Yorktown Road, Elizabeth Park

www.fostercare.centacare.org.au/events/

Centacare

8159 1400

Aldinga Beach

Wed 3 November

6.30 pm - 8.30 pm

Aldinga Library

11 Central Way, Aldinga Beach

www.lccare.org.au/foster-care/information-sessions/

Lutheran Care
8337 8787

fostercare@lccare.org.au

Ingle Farm

Tues 9 November

6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Ingle Farm Recreation Centre

3/58 Beovich Road, Ingle Farm

www.fostercare.centacare.org.au/events/

Centacare

8159 1400

Salisbury

Wed 10 November

6.30 pm - 8.30 pm

The Ark, Salisbury Lutheran Church

10 Waterloo Corner Rd, Salisbury

www.lccare.org.au/foster-care/information-sessions/

Lutheran Care
8337 8787

fostercare@lccare.org.au

Seaton

Thurs 18 November

6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Centacare Seaton

413 Grange Road, Seaton

www.fostercare.centacare.org.au/events/

Centacare

8159 1400

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

Phone: 1300 2 FOSTER (1300 2 367 837)