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Voluntary out-of-home care newsletters

The voluntary out-of-home care quarterly newsletter provides important updates, promotes information sharing, and supports agencies providing or arranging voluntary out-of-home care. Please contact us at voohc@ocg.nsw.gov.au if you have any feedback or would like a particular topic included in the next newsletter.

Newsletters are sent to the principal officers and voluntary out-of-home care coordinators of registered and designated agencies.

Newsletter - September 2021
Voluntary out-of-home care compliance, Child Safe and Reportable Conduct training and Working with Children Check updates.
Newsletter - December 2020
Child safe webinars, new Codes of Conduct resource, Official Community Visitors (OCV) scheme, guides for voluntary out-of-home care organisations and information on the Christmas shutdown period.
Newsletter - 15 October
Updated the Statutory Procedures and Registration and Monitoring Guide, Guide to the Child Safe Standards, upcoming webinars, ways to minimise and eliminate the use of restrictive practices, best-practice complaints handling - and more...
Newsletter - May 2021
Child Safe Scheme Bill has been introduced to parliament, and we have a range of resources to help you start implementing the Standards. Also introducing the NDIS Worker Check and Quarterly Activity Report.
Newsletter - 5 June 2020
With the easing of restrictions, we understand that there are still many challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. We continue to be committed to supporting voluntary out-of-home care service providers to respond to this health crisis and ensure the safety, welfare and wellbeing of children and you ...