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ACT Foster Care Expo this weekend

By 11 September 2013 0

Foster Care

Hey, this week is Foster Care Week!

The ACT Foster Care Expo is being held for the first time this weekend to celebrate and the event is open to the public.

Here are the details if you’re keen:

Caring for Canberra’s Vulnerable Children:
ACT FOSTER CARE EXPO

Saturday 14 September 2013
1pm-4pm

Venue:
The ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Cultural Centre
245 Lady Denman Drive
Yarramundi Reach

Agenda:

1:00pm- Welcome

1:10pm -Welcome to Country

1:20 pm -Key Note Speaker: Dr Sue Packer – Community Paediatrician and ACT Citizen of the Year

1:40 pm Key Note Speaker: Noel McNamara: Clinical Director: Australian Childhood Foundation.

2:00pm- Care and Protection Services.

2:20pm- Create Foundation- a young adult’s experience of Foster Care.

2:30 pm AFTERNOON TEA and Fostering Conversations

3:00 pm Fostering Panel: The stories of families who foster.
Featuring carers from foster care agencies Barnardos Australia, Galilee Foster Care, Anglicare and Marymead.
(Panel Facilitator: Ann Ponsonby)

4:00pm EXPO CONCLUDES.

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