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
Centacare

Adelaide Hills, Metropolitan Adelaide, Barossa, Light and Lower North regions
Centacare provides an online information session following a household’s enquiry to their program.

Centacare offer 1:1 information sessions and advice over the phone.

Phone 8159 1400

or email fostercareenquiries@centacare.org.au

Centacare
8159 1400

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 ohone enquires:

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

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

Anglicare-SA
8131 3456

3 July Online

Lutheran Community Care

Adelaide Hills

Metropolitan Adelaide,

Barossa, Light and Lower North Regions

Friday 3 July, 10am
Online session

For more information or to register for the online session go to
Lutheran Community Care (https://www.lccare.org.au/foster-care/)

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

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

Lutheran Community Care
8337 8787

1 August Online

Lutheran Community Care

Adelaide Hills

Metropolitan Adelaide,

Barossa, Light and Lower North Regions

Saturday 1 August, 10am
Online session

For more information or to register for the online session go to
Lutheran Community Care (https://www.lccare.org.au/foster-care/)

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

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

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)

Page last updated: 22 June 2020