Communities and Justice

Information for parents with kids in OOHC


Your rights as the parent, how to partner with your caseworker, what to do if there's a problem or dispute, and understanding the Restoration Plan so your child can return home.

Rights as a birth parent when your child is in OOHC, including accessing their information.
Resources, such as booklets and videos, that you can share with your child about their rights.
Participating in case planning, cultural planning and family group conferencing.
How to report a problem or disagreement with your child's caseworker or foster carer.
Understand the Restoration Plan so you know what needs to happen for your child to return home.
Creating a leaving care plan for your child to prepare them before leaving OOHC.
Last updated:

18 Jun 2024