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The expansion of the Better Futures and Home Stretch programs to young people on permanent care orders will commence with Home Stretch support being available from 1 July 2021 for those turning 18 years of age.

An interim process to connect young people and carers to their local Better Futures provider will be implemented while a long term

Parenting children with complex needs requires great patience, extra time and a good sense of humour as you juggle your family, extended families, work and the educational and financial needs of your family.

The Lived Experience Parenting Channel is a free virtual community to support kinship, permanent care and adoptive parents, carers and

2019-2020 Annual General Meeting

Please join us for our 17th Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 24 February 2021 from 5.45pm – 8.00pm at the Fitzroy Town Hall, 201 Napier Street, Fitzroy.

Below is Notice of the Annual General Meeting which includes the corresponding documents to be tabled at the AGM.   

We thank those who participated in the briefing on the proposed

PCA families was very pleased to be invited by the Victorian Governor General to the flag raising ceremony at Government House, specially honouring those organisations delivering frontline help to families impacted by COVID-19. 

Pictured are PCA Families President, Meredith Carter and Board Director, Kris Peach.

PCA Families warmly welcomes members to a briefing on our proposed new Constitution to be held this Friday 29 January 2021 from 11am – 12.30pm. Register your attendance here.

The briefing is an opportunity to hear more about two special resolutions that will be recommended to the upcoming PCA Families Annual General Meeting (AGM). They

Permanent Care and Adoptive Families Annual General Meeting (AGM) is coming up on Wednesday 24 February, 2021, 6pm – 7.30pm in the Reading Room at the Fitzroy Library. We would love you to join us. Registration details to follow.

The AGM was due to take place in the latter part of 2020 but was delayed due to COVID-19. See below statement from PCA

PCA Families invite you to participate in an important survey designed to understand more about your experiences as a permanent care parent/carer or adoptive parent. The survey is also designed to better understand the experience of other care cohorts including kinship carers (non-permanent care) and foster carers. By sharing your thoughts, you

The Out-of-Home Care Philanthropic Funders Network (the OOHC Network) is a collaborative group of philanthropic organisations with a shared interest in improving the outcomes of children and young people at risk of entering, or with an experience of, out-of-home care (OOHC). The Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare