Latest Updates

Latest Updates

International Women's Day - High Tea event

Foster and Kinship Carers Association NT is celebrating International Women's Day with a High Tea event on 6th March.

FKCA Carer Support Officer fights fires! 

What a way to spend the holidays! As bushfires burnt across the country in December 2019, our Carer Support Office in Alice Springs, Martin Harvey, joined in the firefighting effort at Cudlee Creek in the Adelaide Hills while on annual leave.

Katherine – we’re coming for you!

Calling all Katherine carers! We’re making our way down to catch up with you all on March 10th & 11th. We are hoping to reach out to more of our carer community throughout Katherine in 2020 and that starts with you!

Carer Parent Groups are back!

Carer Parent Groups are kicking off again in 2020 - come and join us around Darwin and Alice Springs!

ONLINE TRAINING: Talk Less, Listen More - Emotion Coaching for meltdowns and difficult behaviour 

Some days, you just reach the end of your tether. This training is to help you get back on track and take a more positive approach to manage meltdowns in your home and build children’s emotional maturity.

Carer Advisory Group Expressions of Interest

Are you passionate about:

Early days Autism Spectrum Disorder workshops 

An Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis can be a frightening prospect for carers who are often unprepared for the specific needs of children in care with ASD.

Your Holiday Planning Checklist…

It’s our favourite time of the year, Christmas holidays! Here are important travel tips: 

Online learning: Anxiety Self-Help for children, young people and their carers

Did you know that 1 in 10 children and young people experience an anxiety condition that impacts their daily life?

Christmas celebrations in your region

It is almost Christmas, which means it's Christmas celebration season!

The details for the Out of Home Care Christmas parties are below, remember to RSVP: 

Vote for our Board Nominees!

Help drive strategic change for foster and kinship carers and make a difference for children in care.

Foster and Kinship Carers Excellence Awards 2019

The Foster and Kinship Carer Excellence Awards were recently held throughout the Northern Territory to recognise and celebrate the dedication, commitment and achievements of foster and kinship carers and the enormous contribution they make to the

For when your teens turn to adults - sortli App has been launched!

For those of you who know the rollercoaster of raising a teenager in your home, you will know some of the struggles that they have as they turn 18.

Facebook Live - Katherine Connection

For the first time in Facebook Live history we held a live Q&A Facebook Stream in Katherine on Wednesday 25 September 2019.

FASD Champion Megan Brown

Our wonderful foster carer Megan Brown, based in Alice Springs is a big advocate for Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). She raises awareness of FASD by running two Facebook pages while also raising funds for FASD too. 

What are Carer Parent Group's all about?

“I like coming to Carer Parent Group as we get to connect with other carers and it’s nice to have a casual morning to break up the week. It’s good to have a coffee and a chat, especially when life is so busy with kids.

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.