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Supporting Family to Care for Family
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Supporting Family to Care for Family

Children belong with family.  At times when children are unable to live with their parents, it is critical to maintain a connection with family supports.  Family help build a strong sense of identity, belonging and wellbeing for a child or young person which results in better life outcomes for both them and their families. KICS...

Empowering Voices: A Journey of Speech Therapy and Holistic Support for Children in Kinship Care
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Empowering Voices: A Journey of Speech Therapy and Holistic Support for Children in Kinship Care

For children, speech therapy plays a crucial role in building the foundational skills needed for effective communication. These skills encompass articulation, language comprehension, and social communication—cornerstones that shape a child’s ability to express themselves and connect with the world. Early intervention is key, as addressing speech and language difficulties during formative years can significantly impact...

Family-Led Assessment – a Key Component to Stable Statutory Kinship Care
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Family-Led Assessment – a Key Component to Stable Statutory Kinship Care

Kinship care plays a vital role in ensuring the cultural preservation and well-being of First Nation children. Kinship Care involves family members or close community members stepping in to care for a child when their biological parents are unable to do so. Families want to play an active role in caring for and providing for...

October 12, 2023October 12, 2023by
Partnerships Bring Community Together
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Partnerships Bring Community Together

Supporting vulnerable families impacts the whole community.  At Infinity Community Solutions Ltd we love Good360 delivery day.  Our staff all get involved in helping our DHL delivery driver as the order is moved from the van to our front door.   As staff move the goods there is much laughter and jovial banter.  Even the driver...

Kids in Care and Crisis Receive Community Support
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Kids in Care and Crisis Receive Community Support

From humble beginnings over 5 years ago for a small sewing group, packing care kits to a registered charity with over 2000 volunteers now shipping boxes of backpacks full of essential items for kids across Queensland, Care Kits for Kids has created a legacy that even the founder Ann George could not have imagined. It...

Representation at QFKC Conference
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Representation at QFKC Conference

The QFKC is the peak body for all Foster and Kinship Carers in Queensland, representing more than 6000 carers throughout the state. Each year QFKC holds a conference, bringing together like-minded people including carers, government, and non-government staff to participate in professional development, network, and collaborate in a relaxed atmosphere. This year Kummara Limited and...

Importance of Kinship Carers for the Community
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Importance of Kinship Carers for the Community

Kinship carers, including grandparents, aunts, uncles and family friends, play an important role in the community by providing a supportive and stable home environment for children who may have experienced difficulties or disruptions in their lives. Kinship care arrangements can help prevent children from entering the foster care system, helping to minimise stigmatise of being...

Reassurance for Kinship Carer with Support from KICS Kinship and Foster Care Service
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Reassurance for Kinship Carer with Support from KICS Kinship and Foster Care Service

Kummara and Infinity Community Solutions (KICS) Kinship and Foster Care Service is a family base care support program that was founded in October 2017.  In 2020 the successful partnership received funding for the KICS Kinship and Foster Care Service (KICS KFCS) with a child and young person centred, whole of family focused out of home...