Click a link below to download PDF versions of FCA’s brochure, Foster Families Charter of Rights, The Department of Communities Care Team Approach and Carer Development Workshops for 2019.
The Foster Care Handbook for Foster Families has been developed in consultation with the Department of Communities. The Foster Care Association of Western Australia provides the information in this publication in good faith. The information is not legal advice and is provided on the basis that neither the association nor the Department can be held liable for the misinterpretation of information provided. The handbook was updated in September 2017.
The Department for Communities has developed a handbook specific to Family Carers. This handbook provides family carers with information to assist them with their caring journey.
Click the Link below for the Department of Communities Financial Support Information – General Foster Carer Subsidy.
The Department of Communities has a complaints process for all foster families. The Complaints Management Unit oversees all complaints about the Department. The link below provides the information in relation to this and the steps you need to take.
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The Bright Tomorrows app gives parents and carers the tools they need to help build and develop their children’s brains and to help them be healthy, happy kids.
Developed by child health experts, the tips or brain building ‘moments’ in the app are tailored to you and your child, easily fitting into your everyday life.
For more information, visit brightomorrows.org.au.
Download the app by searching for Bright Tomorrows in the App Store or Google Play Store. Personalise the app to your family’s unique needs, try out the moments suggested especially for you and have fun using these moments with your family!