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 – Thu, 9am- 5pm

Fridays 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

Online sessions

Thursday 10 October
10 am -11am

Friday 18 November
1:30pm- 2:30pm

Tuesday 13 December
12pm- 1pm

Register to join the session

www.anglicaresa.com.au/foster-care/

Agency service areas include: Barossa Light and Lower North, Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island and Adelaide Metropolitan areas

Anglicare-SA

8131 3456
fostercareenquiries@anglicaresa.com.au
OnlineWednesday 12 October

6pm - 8pm

Session online via use of video-link technology

Please register your interest or call for further information

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

Key Assets

8274 5900
Recruitment.SA@keyassets.org.au

SeatonThursday 13 October

6pm - 7pm

Centacare, 413 Grange Road, Seaton

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

Registration is essential to ensure social distancing measures can be adhered to.

Centacare Foster Care

8159 1400
SalisburyTuesday 25 October

6pm - 7pm

Emmaus House, 33 Carey Street, Salisbury

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

Registration is essentia

Centacare Foster Care

8159 1400
ParksideWednesday 26 October

4.30 - 6pm

Junction Office, 168 Greenhill Road, Parkside

RSVP:
ewatts@junctionaustralia.org.au

https://junctionaustralia.org.au/family-based-care/

Junction

8203 5700

Mount Barker

Wednesday 26 October

6.30 - 8.30pm

St Marks Lutheran Church, Mount Barker
33 Hampden Rd, Mount Barker

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

Lutheran Care

8337 8787
fostercare@lutherancare.org.au

Online webinar

Wednesday 26 October

7pm

For more information or to book online:

Live Foster Care Information Webinar (SA) | Facebook

Agency service areas include: Barossa Light and Lower North, Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island, Yorke Peninsula, Murray and Mallee, Limestone Coast and Adelaide Metropolitan areas

Life Without Barriers

8193 9400 
sacarers@lwb.org.au

Mount BarkerFriday 28 October

10am - 11am

Mt Barker Community Centre, 3 Dumas Street, Mount Barker

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

Registration is essential to ensure social distancing measures can be adhered to.

Centacare Foster Care

8159 1400
Oaklands ParkTuesday 1 November

6pm - 7pm

Marion Cultural Centre, 287 Diagonal Road, Oaklands Park

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

Registration is essential to ensure social distancing measures can be adhered to.

Centacare Foster Care

8159 1400
Live online webinar Monday 7 November

6.30pm

Please register to receive a link to join the session.

For more information or to register for a session go to
www.lutherancare.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@lutherancare.org.au

SeafordTuesday 8 November

6pm - 7pm

Seaford Community Centre, Beechwood Grove, Seaford

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

Registration is essential to ensure social distancing measures can be adhered to.

Centacare Foster Care

8159 1400
Prospect Wednesday 9 November

6.30 - 8.30pm

Connecting Foster & Kinship Carers
224 Main North Road, Prospect

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

Lutheran Care

8337 8787

fostercare@lutherancare.org.au

Seaton

Friday 18 November

10am - 11am

Centacare, 413 Grange Road, Seaton

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

Registration is essential to ensure social distancing measures can be adhered to.

Centacare Foster Care

8159 1400
OnlineWednesday 23 November

6pm - 8pm

Session online via use of video-link technology

Please register your interest or call for further information

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

Key Assets

8274 5900
Recruitment.SA@keyassets.org.au

Online webinar

Wednesday 30 November

7pm

For more information or to book online:

Agency service areas include: Barossa Light and Lower North, Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island, Yorke Peninsula, Murray and Mallee, Limestone Coast and Adelaide Metropolitan areas

Life Without Barriers

8193 9400 
sacarers@lwb.org.au

SeatonThursday 8 December

6pm - 7pm

Centacare, 413 Grange Road, Seaton

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

Registration is essential to ensure social distancing measures can be adhered to.

Centacare Foster Care

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)