Our advocacy work

A Better Life For Foster Kids advocates for policy and practice changes within the out of home care system. Below are our advocacy publications.

Barriers Carers and Children in Out of Home Care Experience Accessing Mental Health Services – Snapshot Report on Survey conducted May 2021

2021 – Letter to Victorian MPs to raise awareness of barriers for kids in out of home care to access mental health services

2020 – Letter to Victorian MPs to raise awareness of:

  1.  the concerning lack of permanency for children in the out-of-home-care system, and;
  2. the need for greater accountability within departments and agencies involved in child safety in order to protect the rights of carers and children and ensure the system is not creating further harm