Family-based care resources and publications


Forms and templates

For more foster care information and resources, refer to the Provide and review care procedure in the Child Safety Practice Manual.

Blue Card Services forms

Guides and manuals

News and events

Policies and procedures

Children in care

Foster and kinship care


For foster or kinship carers

For young people in care or transitioning to independence

  • Young people in care - information on the Queensland Government website for young people in or transitioning from care about family group meetings, case plans, education support plans, child health passports, leaving care, standards of care, and making a complaint.
  • CREATE Foundation - connects and empowers children and young people in care and improves the care system through activities, programs, training and policy advice.
  • Create your future - a guide for young people leaving care.