Children and families

  • Support services for families
    Find your nearest Family Support Services provider.
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice for Foster and Kinship Carers
    Regulations have been implemented to reduce the spread of coronavirus within Australia and our Northern Territory communities and it is up to each of us to play a role in keeping each other safe.
  • Foster and Kinship Carer Excellence Awards
    The Foster and Kinship Carer Awards provide the opportunity to celebrate the achievements of our valuable carers and the community of people who support children in out-of-home care.
  • Foster care current payment rate
    All carers receive a standard age carer payment. This is a contribution towards the reimbursement of direct costs associated with looking after children and young people placed in care.
  • Guide for kinship and foster carers
    This guide is designed to provide carers with the best information and resources available.
  • Quality Assurance Program
    This program aims to improve outcomes for children in out of home care and is a key reform in creating generational change for children and families in the Northern Territory.
  • Territory FACES
    FACES is a telephone hotline that offers information about and referrals to support services throughout the whole of the NT.
  • Tune in to little ones
    Tune in to little ones resources are designed to help service workers understand children younger than the age of two.
  • 7 steps to safety
    Make your home safe, family rules, feeling safe with people, what's special about your family, emergencies, care plans and leaving your child home alone.

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