Aboriginal Family Support Services Inc. (AFSS)

Aboriginal Family Support Services Inc. (AFSS)

Organisation Address
134 Waymouth St Adelaide, SA 5000
Organisation Phone
08 8205 1500
Organisation Fax
08 8212 1123
Hours:
Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm
Eligibility:
Foster care: Aboriginal children and young people 0-17 years (including children with disabilities). Aboriginal families in crisis in the metropolitan area. Referral required from Families SA or other agency. Self referral accepted from homeless young people

AFSS offices are located in Adelaide, Berri, Ceduna, Coober Pedy, Murray Bridge, Port Augusta and Port Lincoln. Core services include Family Based Foster Care and family reunification services (Stronger Families) offered in all regions, other services are region-specific. Focus is on working to ensure that Aboriginal children maintain their cultural links despite being separated from their parents and ensuring where possible, Aboriginal families are reunited.

Information
Services
  • Foster care placements for Aboriginal children
  • Reunification service
  • Assessment of relative care givers for Aboriginal children on behalf of Families SA
  • Recruitment, assessment, training and support of foster parents for Aboriginal children
  • Support for families in crisis
  • Early intervention program
Last updated: 30/11/2017
Information provided by: Connecting Up (Adelaide City)

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