Foster Care Queensland was founded in 1976 and is administered by a management committee who are all Foster or Kinship Carers.

FCQ is a government funded organisation, the membership of which is open to all Foster, Kinship and Provisionally Approved Carers and Supporters with associate membership open to organisations.

  • Our Vision - Leave no child in foster care behind.
  • Our Mission - Represent, Advocate, Inform, Support, Excel.
  • Our Goal - To contribute to the development of an inclusive, responsive and fair foster care system.

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Latest News

Research Study - Finding a way home exploring carer views on permanent placement outcomes for children in out of home care (OOHC)

The Option for Permanency is now in Queensland legislation Foster and Kinship Carers we want to hear from you! Leith Harding, from the School of Psychology and Counselling, Queensland University of Technology (QUT), is doing a PhD into the experience...

Priority Changes to Queensland's Child Protection Laws

The Queensland Government is committed to building a new child protection and family support system that meets the needs of children and families, now and in the future. For this system to be effective, it requires a rigorous, contemporary legislative...

New Gap Cost Payments for Foster Carers for Early Childhood Education and Care

This initiative provides carers with financial assistance to help meet the cost of early childhood education and care. This new payment is in addition to support payments provided by DCCSDS to meet child related costs and does not place a cap on the level...