Kennerley Children's Homes
Family Based Foster Care Program
Kennerley provides a Family Based Foster Carer Program for Children aged between birth and 18 years whom have entered the statutory system in Southern Tasmania. Trained and approved carers provide a loving home for children and young people who are unable to remain safely within their family of origin. The program is operated by a team of therapeutic coordinators and psychologists who provide case management, therapeutic interventions, carer supervision and support. Children can remain within the program for various lengths of time depending on their family circumstances.
Service is available between 8.30am to 4.30pm weekdays, with an after-hours contact number for emergencies and urgent placements.
Kennerley is located at 9 Timsbury Road Glenorchy TAS.
What the service can help with
Education, including provision of education and programs addressing exclusion
Identity and gender related issues
Personal safety against all forms of abuse, neglect or exploitation
Problematic sexualised behaviours
Reducing offending behaviours
Sexual and reproductive health
Social and emotional development
Suicide or self-harming behaviour
How the service is delivered
Coordination of Services
Cultural and/or Recreational Activities
Information, Advice and Education
Services are available for
Age eligibility for children
0 - 17
Cost of service
At cost to referrer
Set fees apply
Is a referral required?
Child Safety Service
How do clients access the service?
Transportation can be provided