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Out-of-home care

Information for children and young people in care and for their parents, including types of care, rights, case planning, restoration and leaving care.

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  • About out-of-home care

    Find out about the types of foster care that exists and how to access your records if you used to be in out-of-home care.
  • Information for children and young people in OOHC

    Your rights as a child and young person in care, the programs and funding available to you while in care, how to prepare for leaving care, and aftercare support.
  • Information for parents with kids in OOHC

    Your rights as the parent, how to partner with your caseworker, what to do if there's a problem or dispute, and understanding the Restoration Plan so your child can return home.