Latest Updates

Latest Updates

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

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NT children's commissioner calls for residential foster care homes to be shut down

By James Oaten

AGM - Foster Carers Association NT Inc.

Friday, 4th November 2016 at 5.30 pm - 25 Damabila Drive, Lyons

Sept-Nov 2016 Quarterly Newsletter

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Jun-Aug 2016 Quarterly Newsletter

INSIDE THIS ISSUE:
Paediatric Clinic P2
Conference Photos P3
Watchout - Caveman Brain P4
Carer Charter of Rights P6
Handy Emergency APP P6
Fast Finance Facts P6
FASD Support Group EOI P7

Meet our new Board of Management

26 October 2015

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