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Anglicare Southern Queensland provides a range of social and community services, including counselling, family and wellbeing support, homelessness and housing services and youth support

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Caboolture Anglicare on drive for more foster carers

“Despite the number of foster and kinship carers in Queensland increasing over recent years, the number of children in need of care still outweighs the number of carers…There are currently more than 11,000 children living with foster or kinship carers across the state and more carers are urgently needed in the Moreton Bay region,” writes Philippe Coquerand

"With your help and support, we can add a little joy for Queensland foster carers and children in their care, and help to create a special Christmas that they’ll remember forever," (Sue Cooke, Anglicare Southern Queensland Chief Executive Officer)
Justice & Advocacy

Give the gift of hope this Christmas

The impact of the cost-of-living crisis is increasing and taking its toll on our most vulnerable community members — children. This Christmas, Anglicare Southern Queensland is calling on the community to help children in out-of-home care to have the Christmas, and the future, they deserve


Catching up with Foster Care Practitioners about Child Protection Week

Child Protection Week is about raising community awareness of how we can all keep children and young people safe. Anglicare Foster Care Practitioners Maureen, Elise, Liesa and Julie share why this week is so important and the role foster care plays in the protection of children and young people