Latest Updates

Latest Updates

ONLINE TRAINING: Supporting someone with diagnosed or suspected Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

Get up to speed on all things FASD. This is a NO blame, NO shame course run by professionally qualified parents who have experience of FASD. Running for 6 weeks, this training will cover:

Foster and Kinship Carers Week and Carer Parent Group Launch in Alice Springs

Alice Springs hosted a morning tea to celebrate our carers for Foster and Kinship Carers week and to launch the Carer Parent Group. The event was held on Saturday 14 of September and was very well received by those who attended.

Meetings matter

No matter the purpose of your meeting with Territory Families – whether it’s as simple as meeting a new case manager or whether it’s for a more complex reason, our Advocates and Carer Support Officers are able to attend and support you at these me

Hot cars in the Red Centre! A good news story

Marieanna Hammond one of our Alice Springs foster carers was the lucky winner of the Red Centre NATS competition run by Yeperenye Shopping Centre.

National Foster and Kinship Care Conference – Perth

Earlier in September, Operations Manager Cheryl Schmidt, Advocate Monalisa Fungalei, Carer Support Officer Izzy Bellomo and Chair of FKCA’s Board Kay Eade attended the National Foster and Kinship Care Conference in Perth.

What is Sensory Processing?

A brief explanation is this is the process that organises sensations from your body and the environment. Specifically it deals with how the brain processes multiple sensory inputs, i.e.

Meet your Carer Advisory Group Connect Group Leader - Ricky & Sue McElroy

We have been carers for around 9 years starting as emergency carers, which has blossomed out!  We became carers because we could see a huge need and knew we had something to offer.

How often does a full grocery bag of food only cost you $10?

How often does a full grocery bag of food only cost you $10?

Our sector forums summary

As the peak body for foster and kinship carers in the Northern Territory, we are committed to giving our carers and partner organisations the opportunity to share their unique perspectives around foster and kinship care.

Our Advocates are now fully qualified in Mediation and Government Investigations 

Congratulations to our Northern Region Advocate Monalisa Fungalei for having been assessed for achieving competency in the Community Justice Centre (NT) Practical Mediations Skill course in accordance with the Australian Mediation Standards.

Foster and Kinship Carers Association NT forums

We invite you to our Foster and Kinship Carers annual sector forums in Darwin and Alice Springs. 

Self-Care for Foster and Kinship Carers

Being a foster or kinship carer is a big commitment and there are many challenges and hurdles that you may encounter. Taking good care of yourself is necessary for you, the child and your family.

Carer Support Update - Alice Springs

We launched our Carer Support Group in Alice Springs with a get-together at the Gillen Club on Thursday, 4th July. While off to a slow start, we can see big things ahead for our Alice Springs group.

Foster and Kinship Carer Excellence Awards

Nominations are now open for the Foster and Kinship Carer Excellence Awards 2019

AGM - Foster Carers Association NT Inc.

Saturday, 4th November 2017 at 4.00 pm - The Darwin Sailing Club, 8 Atkins Drive, Fannie Bay

The Charter of Rights
National Foster & Kinship Care Conference - Sponsorship

Foster Carers Association NT has a commitment to the ongoing professional development of foster and kinship carers in the Northern Territory and as such we offer sponsorship to a number of carers to attend the National Conference each year.

March-June 2017 Quarterly Newsletter