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Kinship Family Services


This service helps resolve issues relating to the demands of Kinship Care by:

  •  Identifying needs and developing achievable strategies to support the placement
  •  Identifying and assisting with appropriate referrals to other services
  •  Monitoring and reviewing plans established with the family and child/young person
  •  Assisting carers to adjust to their changing circumstance
  •  Helping children/young people understand the reason for their care arrangements
  •  Facilitating Family Decision Making/Family Group Conferencing
  •  Assisting with budget review and planning

Referrals to the Kinship Care Family Support can be made by Kinship carers, family members, members of the community in consultation with the kinship carer or professional services.