Kinship Care in the time of Coronavirus Newsletter

Articles, press releases, letters and news updates for kinship carers about all matters around the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak which may be of concern or interest.

COVID-19 Resourcing for Respite Carers

16 June 2020

$2.597 million for additional respite carers or provision of in-home support for foster and statutory kinship carers who require additional assistance to support placement stability as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19).
Kinship carers who need respite care should contact their case manager.

Home Stretch Support for Young People in Care Turning 18 Years in 2020 – download newsletter issue #10 (198KB)

COVID-19 Resourcing for Respite Carers – download newsletter issue #9 (203KB)

An Urgent Call to Kinship Carers for Information in the Time of Coronavirus – download newsletter issue #7 (314KB)

Victoria Announces First Easing of Stay-at-Home Measures – download newsletter issue #6 (190KB)

Senate Committee Confirms Inadequacy of Newstart – download newsletter issue #5 (182KB)

Physical Activity in the Time of Coronavirus – download newsletter issue #4 (196KB)

Grandparents Call on Australian Government to Offer Helping Hand to Kinship Carers – download newsletter issue #3 (164KB)

Child Protection Practice Changes – download newsletter issue #2 (241KB)

More Support to Keep Families Safe – download newsletter issue #1 (239KB)