Event dates: 14–16 November 2019, Melbourne, Vic.
Report – Stories of aftercare services and support needs after leaving care: A snapshot from the Stories of Resourcing and Resourcefulness project
This report presents preliminary findings of young people’s experiences accessing services after leaving out-of-home care.
This report presents evaluation findings of a program that aimed to help young people in out-of-home care prepare for independence after care.
This website provides information and resources for South Australian young people currently in care or transitioning to independent living.
This report examines the support young people in out-of-home care need to transition to independent living.
The Victorian government has announced funding for the extension of support to young people in out-of-home care to 21 years of age.
Young people leaving care have specific needs and are at greater risk of contact with the justice system.
Recent research from the UK highlights the factors that influence the likelihood of a child re-entering the child protection system.
Extending the age of leaving care to 21 years would result in a range of socio-economic benefits, writes Dr Tatiana Corrales.
An overview of what we know, and what needs to be better understood, about children’s attachment needs in the context of out-of-home care