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Out-of-home care

HISTORIC DECISION: Shania, Chair of Home Stretch Mr Paul McDonald, Marie and Jayke, who shared their stories of how they struggled when they had to leave care before the age of 18. This photo was taken in early 2022 during the New Farm cinema launch (Photo: Anglicare Southern Queensland)

Extended care until 21 "a game changer" for young people in care says Anglicare Southern Queensland

Anglicare Southern Queensland has this week welcomed the announcement from the State Government of funding for the needs of all young people in care up to age 21 so they can be better supported to transition into adulthood


Holmes is where the heart is

“I’ve been a part of many teams in my life, but the one I am most proud of is my family…I do give a big credit to carers out there, big credit to those guys,” says North Queensland Cowboys rising rugby league player Valentine Holmes, as Anglicare partners with the NRL for the second consecutive year


Anglicare Gympie thanks community for presents this Christmas

The Gympie Anglicare Foster and Kinship Care service thanks community members from St Peter’s Anglican Church, the Gympie Sports Club and the wider Gympie community who donated much needed presents for children in out-of-home care, as well as for the biological children of their volunteer carers, putting smiles on young faces this Christmas