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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Smoke Alarm Initiative

In 2017, Housing and Public Works announced an initiative with Department of Child Safety, that would be rolled out across Queensland for Foster and Kinship Carers, that would see carers who owned their own home have smoke alarms installed in their home...

Have you provided a stable kinship care placement in Qld?

If you have provided a stable kinship care placement in Queensland, would you be willing to participate in a research project about stability in statutory kinship care in the South East area of Queensland? Annaley Clarke, a non-indigenous Social...

Want to participate in a research study? Finding a way home: Kincare

Samantha Rittson is a Master of Psychology student from the School of Psychology and Counselling, Queensland University of Technology (QUT). Together with Leith Harding, a PhD student, they are conducting research into the experience of out-of-home-care...