Support for Foster Carers in Tasmania | Key Assets Australia

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We believe that support for families who foster is really important to a successful placement. We want all our foster carers to feel equipped with the tools necessary to give the very best care for the children and young people placed with them. That’s why, we provide flexible and tailored support that really makes a difference to our carers and young people.

Foster carer support services

Our foster carers providing sibling group care to children and young people receive:

Access to a Key Assets Support Service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Fortnightly visits, regular telephone contact and ongoing support from a qualified and suitably experienced Key Assets Supervising Social Worker.

  • Access to up to 21 nights of supportive respite.
  • Financial support that values your skills as a foster carer and the costs of caring.
  • Regular support group meetings with other foster carers to share experience and knowledge.
  • A comprehensive post-approval training programme.
  • Access to support workers to work with the child or young person.
  • Organised social activities for you, your family and the children and young people placed with you.
  • Membership of the Foster Carers Association Tasmania.

Our foster carers providing care to children and young people with more intensive support needs receive additional support which includes:

  • Frequent visits, regular telephone contact and ongoing support from a qualified and suitably experienced Key Assets Supervising Social Worker.
  • Access to up to 21 nights of supportive respite.
  • Support workers to work with the child or young person, especially if they are not attending school.
  • An Educational Officer to support in negotiating with schools and promoting the child or young person’s educational needs.
  • Access to a Therapist for consultations and individual therapy for any child placed with you, when needed.

Team Parenting™

Team Parenting™ is our unique framework to foster care where the child and carer are supported by a small expert team, who work together to ensure the best outcomes for everyone.

Get in touch

If you value great support and would like to become a foster carer with Key Assets, please enquire online or call 1800 93 22 73 to register your interest today.

Fostering Enquiries:

Mon – Fri: 09.00 – 17.00

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Email: info@keyassetstas.com.au

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