Shining a Light on Kinship Care

The Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies (ACWA) welcomes kinship care expert Dr Lucy Peake, CEO of United Kingdom charity Grandparents Plus, to Australia for a three-week national tour examining how we can best support kinship families in our community. Kinship care is the fastest growing type of out-of-home care in Australia, with around 23,000 children […]

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NSW Kinship Care Forum

Dr Lucy Peake Kinship Care Forum with Dr Lucy Peake This Foster and Kinship Care Week (8–15 September), ACWA is pleased to invite you to a ‘shared learning’ exchange with Dr Lucy Peake, CEO of Grandparents Plus, a unique national charity in the UK that focuses on supporting all kinship carers, including kinship carers with […]

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Carer Support Services: Help Spread the Word

ACWA is calling on our member agencies to help spread the word within your carer communities about the My Forever Family NSW program, to ensure that all foster and kinship carers, guardians and adoptive parents in NSW have access to statewide training and support services. My Forever Family (MFF) NSW provides ongoing support, advice and training for foster carers, […]

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