Kids at Playground

Kinship Care

 

What we offer… 

Kinship Care works with Kinship Carers to support the safety and well-being of children who are under Guardianship. Support will be provided through case management of Carers.

Support includes:

  • Culturally informed assessment and placement processes e.g., Winangay assessment 

  • Education and training i.e., Culturally responsive carer processes including encouraging children’s cultural storytelling and training on trauma-informed child centre approaches 

  • Opportunities for networking with other Kinship carers 

  • Maintaining extended family links and reconnection with birth parents through DCP processes 

  • Checking in on the wellbeing of carers 

 

Eligibility… 

Kinship Care is run throughout Adelaide and in some regional locations.  

 

Get started… 

Referrals come from the Department of Child Protection.  

 

Locations… 

  • Across Metropolitan Adelaide  

  • Regional locations in South Australia