General Child Services

Bundaberg Foster and Kinship Care Service

Churches Of Christ In Queensland

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About Us

Pathways Foster Care Program offers much needed individualised assistance to children who, due to various circumstances cannot stay at home. Pathways recruit, train assess and support foster and kinship carers. Pathways Assessment and Intervention Service offers a variety of therapeutic work with children, young people and families involved with the Department of Child Safety.

Churches of Christ - Pathways provide out of home care placement options for children in need. With three
specific provisions of service, aimed at meeting a child’s placement needs, being: Pathways Fostering Service
– Pathways Supported Independent Living Service and Pathways Intensive Foster Care Service.
Pathways Foster and Kinship Care Service.
This service recruits, trains, and assesses prospective Foster and Kinship Carers. When a person has been
approved as a Foster or Kinship carer, Pathways provides them with ongoing support and training and assists
them to become part of a larger network of trained Foster and Kinship carers who provide loving and
nurturing home-based placement options for children in need.
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Supported Independent Living Service (SILS).
The Supported Independent Living Service is funded for 5 young people aged between 15 and 17 years).
Young people must be referred to the program by the Department of Communities. Young people can be
male or female and may reside in shared or individual accommodation. The SILS program is designed to
assist young people to transition into independent living through the provision of transitional housing and
support. Support is focused on the development of independent living skills.
Intensive Foster Care Service (IFC)
The Intensive Foster Care Service provides support to children and young people with complex needs. The
service is funded for five children and young people. 

 

Quick Facts About The Region

Bundaberg Foster and Kinship Care Service is located in the suburb of Millbank, the council of Bundaberg, the state electorate of Bundaberg and the federal electorate of Hinkler.