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

Murray BridgeMon to Fri, 9am to 5pm (except public holidays)

ac.care is offering 1 to 1 info sessions and advice over the phone.

Phone your local office or email care@accare.org.au

ac.care Murray Lands, 8531 4900
Berri

Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm (except public holidays)

ac.care is offering 1 to 1 info sessions and advice over the phone.

Phone your local office or email care@accare.org.au

ac.care Berri, 8580 5300

Mt Gambier

Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm (except public holidays)

ac.care is offering 1 to 1 info sessions and advice over the phone.

Phone your local office or email care@accare.org.au

ac.care Mt Gambier, 8724 5400

Port Lincoln

Mon – Fri, 9am- 5pm

(except public holidays)

Centacare Country SA is offering 1 to 1 information sessions and advice over the phone.

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 offering 1 to 1 information sessions and advice over the phone.

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 offering 1 to 1 information sessions and advice over the phone.

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

Centacare Country SA, 1800 759 865

Felixstow - 24 March

Tues 24 March, 6.30pm

This session may run online as a webinar you can access remotely. Please RSVP to the agency for updates.

Public session cancelled

AnglicareSA is offering 1 to 1 info sessions and advice over the phone.

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

Anglicare-SA, 8131 3456

Glynde- 22 April

Wednesday 22 April, 6.30pm

This session may run online as a webinar you can access remotely. Please RSVP to the agency for updates.

Public session cancelled

Lutheran Community Care also offers 1 to 1 information sessions and advice over the phone, or you can email fostercare@lccare.org.au

Lutheran Community Care
8337 8787


Elizabeth East- 28 April
Tues 28 April, 6.30pm

This session may be run online as a webinar you can access remotely. Please RSVP to the agency for updates.

Public session cancelled

AnglicareSA is offering 1 to 1 info sessions and advice over the phone.

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

Anglicare-SA
8131 3456

Gawler - 13 May

Wednesday 13 May, 6.30pm

This session may be run online as a webinar you can access remotely. Please RSVP to the agency for updates.

Public session cancelled

Lutheran Community Care also offers 1 to 1 information sessions and advice over the phone, or you can email fostercare@lccare.org.au

Lutheran Community Care
8337 8787

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)