Connecting Carers NSW (CCNSW) provides support to foster, kinship and relative carers across New South Wales. We offer carers 24 hour telephone support, ongoing education, peer support and advocacy to assist carers in their vital role caring for children and young people in out of home care (OOHC).
Our staff are seasoned foster carers, registered nurses and educators. Collectively, we have more than 100 years of experience working with children and carers in the out of home care system.
We work with non-government agencies, health professionals, the Education Department and other agencies to support carers and promote the wellbeing of children and young people in care.
Connecting Carers NSW is auspiced by Karitane and funded by the Department of Family and Community Services (FaCS).