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

QFKC 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

QFKC Submission - Child Protection Act Reform

The information, comments and recommendations contained in this submission comes from the Management Committee of QFKC, QFKC Foster and Kinship Care staff and volunteer Foster Carer Advocacy and Support Team herein referred to as FAST Representatives,...

Changes to High Support Needs and Complex Support Needs Allowance

It is with pleasure to share amendments to the High Support Needs Allowance (296) and the Complex Support Needs Allowance (612) policies and procedures that extends the review period for the allowance from 6 months to 12 months. Issues have been raised...

Extension to Carer Allowance

Palaszczuk Government extends foster carer allowance Foster and kinship carers looking after some of the Queensland’s most vulnerable children will have their allowance extended for children who turn 18 while still at school. Premier Annastacia...