Caring for kids - A guide for Foster, Relative and Kinship Carers containing information about a range of day-to-day issues you may encounter as a Foster Carer as well as providing a reference point for other useful sources of information and assistance
Foster Care Allowance Table - Information on the Allowance Payment type, who is eligible and what the allowance is expected to cover
Australian Children's Contact Service (ACCSA) - Non-profit association which promotes the development and analysis of Children's Contact Services. ACCSA provides information to the general community and acts as a network for those involved in the establishment and operating of a Children's Contact Service.
Centrelink - Delivering social and health related payments and services to those in need within the community.
Family and Community Services (formerly DoCS) - The Department of Family and Community Services to disadvantaged individuals, families and communities in NSW. The department provides services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, children and young people, families, people who are homeless, people with a disability, their families and carers, women and older people.
Keeping Kids In Mind - A supportive one-to-one service for parents experiencing ongoing conflict after separation.
Phone: 1800 55 46 46 or www.keepingkidsinmind.org
Illawarra Legal Centre Inc - This centre assists people to realise their legal rights by providing free legal advice, assistance, financial counselling, Children's Court Assistance and legal education.
LifeLine - Providing 24/7 crisis support and suicide prevention services.
Phone: 13 11 14 or www.lifeline.org.au
Legal Aid New South Wales - Legal Aid helps people with their legal problems.
Phone: 1300 888 529 to get help over the phone.
Macarthur Legal Centre - This centre provides a range of services both legal and specialist to the Macarthur community. The centre provides free legal advice to all community members who live in the Campbelltown, Wollondilly and Camden regions.
NAPCAN - National Child Protection Week - Protecting Children is Everyone's Business
NSW Police Online - Information, News and Services that the NSW Police provide the community.
Parent Line - Parent Line is a telephone counselling, information and referral service for parents of children ages 0 to 18, who live in NSW. Parents, grandparents and carers anywhere in the state can call Parent Line to speak to trained, professional counsellors.
Phone: 1300 1300 52 to get help over the phone.
Raising Children Network - An Australian resource for parenting newborns to teenagers.