Burrun Dalai Out of Home Care & Family Support Service, Tamworth & Armidale Children’s Service (TAACS) Business Genre: Aboriginal Foster Care Agencies Short Business Description: Burrun Dalai means ‘dream for children’ in Dunghutti and is a not for profit Aboriginal out-of-home care agency operating since 1998. Provides foster care placements and case management for Aboriginal children & young people. Also recruits, assesses, trains and supports foster carers. Long Business Description: Burrun Dalai OOHC & FSS & TAACS is an accredited Aboriginal community controlled Out of Home Care agency that has been operational for over 10 years. The services provides foster care for Aboriginal children and young people from GFC level to IFC level. Aboriginal Carers are recruited, assessed, trained and provided ongoing support. We offer carers: 24/7 on call services Ongoing training Foster Care Allowance Ongoing events during the year To become an Aboriginal Foster Carer you must have the maturity to provide care to Aboriginal children & Young people. Single people, couples, families, with or without children of your own can be foster carers. You do not need to own your own home, but have enough room for a foster child or young person. Characteristics of an Aboriginal Foster Carer: Loving Socially & Community Minded Resourceful Good listener, communicator & mediator Patient Open minded and understanding Good Role Model Positive Outlook Website: http://www.burrundalai.org.au/ Phone: 02 6562 1913 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Post Code: 2440 Address: Level 1, 21-23 Clyde Street, Kempsey Alternative Address: 86 – 88 Albert Street, Taree, 2430 Alternative Phone Number: 02 6552 4194 Alternative Address 2: 474 Peel Street, Tamworth, 2340 Alternative Phone Number 2: 6761 3436 Gaye@taacs.org.au Areas agency covers: Hunter New England, Mid North Coast, Northern NSW Types of Care: General Foster Care, Intensive Foster Care, Foster Care for Children with a Disability Length of care provided: Interim or Restoration Care, Long Term, Respite, Immediate Child focus: Children and young people aged 0 to 18 years.