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Latest news

Welcome to DCP's service provider news.

These news posts will keep you up-to-date as we work together to build a stronger out-of-home care system for South Australian children and young people.

Aboriginal-specific residential care service to open this week

31 May 2019

A new Aboriginal-specific residential care service will open this week to provide safe and culturally appropriate care for 4 young people.

Carer website brainstorm

31 May 2019

We are scoping a new website to promote the important and valued role that carers play, and provide information to support them.

New practice approach

31 May 2019

The department will develop and implement a new practice approach to best meet the needs of South Australian children, young people and families.

Contracts and procurement

31 May 2019 The department is continuing to work closely with our service providers to improve the way we procure services and manage contracts

New resources giving children in residential care a voice

11 April 2019

Children in residential care are being supported to have more of a voice, with new resources to help them talk about issues that affect them.