Rights and responsibilities

Our commitment to you and the children and young people in your care, your rights and responsibilities, legal matters and service relationships.

When a child comes into your care

What to do before a child or young person enters your care, helping them to settle in, about their case plan and placement agreement, and keeping track of their life story.

Kinship care

Find out about kinship carer responsibilities.

Everyday caring

How to attend to the everyday caring of the child in your care.

Money matters

Financial support available to foster and kinship carers.

Where to get help

Get help and support as a foster or kinship carer.


Whether you are an experienced carer or new to the role, everyone can benefit from learning more about being a carer.

Carer Connect

We’ve developed the Carer Connect app to provide carers with secure access to information and support.

Changes to Queensland's child protection laws

What you need to know.