Welcome to Kin Raising Kids Tasmania Inc. If you are a grandparent or kin carer you are not alone. We advocate for children living with kin and would like you to join us. Please support and join our journey by contacting us or joining below. We look forward to meeting you.

  • Where to next..

    From: https://www.theadvocate.com.au/story/7263936/recommendations-to-bring-change-for-informal-kinship-carers/?cs=87

  • https://www.examiner.com.au/story/7121643/grandparents-disappointed-by-long-wait-for-action/

  • The Department of Communities Tasmania has passed on documents to us for an Initiative for Foster/Kinship/Third Party Carers who are approved carers receiving carers payments. The initiative is an extended care transition to independence to enable these carers to receive extended payments until the child in care turns 21. https://www.communities.tas.gov.au/children/adoption/support_for_care_leavers/after_care_support_program

  • Attached to this post is the Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies released in support and to raise awareness, with the hopeful result of establishing national policies and to help with the direction of this. Give it a read if you have the time! All credit goes to the Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies, they can…

  • A case study.


  • Grandparent Carers.


  • Prioritising Grandparent families.

  • Kin Raising Kids