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Discover #FosterCare18 at 530 Collins

This year Fostering Connections are celebrating Foster Care Week a little differently with #FosterCare18.

This unique, immersive event is live Monday 10–Friday 14 September 2018 in the foyer of 530 Collins St, Melbourne.

Discover #Fostercare18 and find out how you can help kids in need. Each year, hundreds of children from all walks of life need safe, secure homes. Foster carers provide these homes. This is your opportunity to hear their stories, find out what inspires them, and learn how you can help. Meet everyday people who help kids who need it, download the ‘Fostering Stories’ app, and help spread awareness by adding your tile to the foster care mural.

Want to more hear from from foster carers first hand? Come and join us Fostering Conversations in the lobby of 530 Collins from 11:30am:

Wednesday 12 September

Professional Women Talk Foster Care

Professional women who are also foster carers talk about what inspired them to help children in need, as well as the benefits, challenges and busting those misconceptions.

Thursday 13 September

Finding the Time: Respite Care for Busy Professionals

Have you thought about foster care previously, but worried you wouldn’t have time? Learn about the different types of foster care, including short-term respite care, as a way to help vulnerable children in need while working around your schedule.

Friday 14 September

Meet the Foster Carers

Sit down with foster carers who are ready to share their stories and answer your questions.


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