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Collective Caring

Welcome to a service that is driven by the desire to focus on the stability, healing and wellbeing of children and families in our community. We look forward to working alongside the collective care team including carers, parents and agencies to support the functionality of families and meet the evolving needs and challenges that present.

Who are we

Foster & Kinship Carer Assessments - Collective Caring

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provides the spectrum of out of home care services including initial training, foster and kinship care assessments, ongoing learning and development and support in the specialised role of caring for children who are healing from trauma.

collective caring

recognises the importance of having a parallel focus of providing support to carers as well as the resources necessary to provide trauma informed support.

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Co-Founders Hayley Toon and Kat Baulch along with skilled practitioners, draw upon their combined professional experience of 30 years to provide services to carers and professionals across Australia who provide support to children and young people in out of home care.

Our Values

With our combined professional qualifications and experience in a myriad of community and government settings, Collective Caring has developed values that demonstrate our beliefs, attitudes and practice within the Foster and Kinship care community:

We have a collective responsibility to support all families providing an accessible service that is respectful, inclusive and understanding.

We have a collective responsibility to be respectful, responsible and have difficult conversations when needed whilst keeping in mind the person at the centre.

We have a collective responsibility for ensuring emerging and best practice with professionals who work in the out of home care system.

We have a collective responsibility to create foundations for healing and to change the ending for children and families towards a better future.

We have a collective responsibility to acknowledge previous harm, make change and walk alongside our First Nation families.

Foster & Kinship Carer Assessments - Collective Caring
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