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Frequently Asked Questions for Families

Jun 06, 2019

Here are our most frequently asked questions from foster & kinship families. If you have a question and can’t find the answer below, please email us at youparties@qb.org.au (or head to our Contact Us page) – we’d love to hear from you! Why children in Out-Of-Home Care? Can You Parties be for any child? Yes! You […]

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Tommy’s Story

Nov 12, 2018

We first met Tommy* when his carers came along to a church service on Sunday morning. He was cuddly, determined, funny, and he carried his action-figure everywhere he went. Tommy was five years old, and he had been in foster care homes since he was a little boy. Most of his placements had lasted just […]

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Are we listening?

Nov 12, 2018

Did you know, that for a time during the Roman Empire, it was legal to leave your baby outside and abandon them if they were unwanted? The practice was called ‘exposure’, and was a way of dealing unwanted or costly, ‘defected’ and illegitimate children. If you didn’t want your baby, you could just leave it […]

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How do YOU party?

Nov 12, 2018

We’d love to hear from you! If you have a great story from your You Party, or a story of hope from a foster or kinship family – we’d love you to share it. Send us an email at youparties@qb.org.au so we can share it on our blog – we can get the word out about the […]

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