Queensland Transition to Adulthood Month Wrap-Up!

November marks the celebration of Transition to Adulthood (T2A) Month, a dedicated time to spotlight the exciting yet often challenging journey faced by young individuals transitioning from out-of-home care to independence. Those going through this transition share their experiences; “I remember crying on my 17th birthday because I knew that nothing had been organised for […]

COVID-19 Update

Please note this page was last updated 23/07/2021 Want to know more about the COVID-19 vaccines?  One of the best ways to protect yourself and the community against the spread of COVID-19 is to register for the vaccine! To find out more about eligibility and the types of vaccines, as well as where to go […]

Top Apps for Young People in Care

There’s an app for almost everything these days – including for young people in care! There are actually a whole bunch of apps that can help you find your feet, organise your files or even transition from care. Here are our top picks – if you know an app we should include let us know! […]

21 Reasons to #MakeIt21

The benefits of supporting young people in care until they are 21 are clear, with plenty of evidence to support increasing the leaving age (CREATE, 2019; Deloitte Access Economics, 2016; McDowall, 2020). With the Victorian Government’s ground-breaking announcement extending the age of care to 21, and Western Australia’s Labor government pre-election commitment to make the HomeStretch […]

“Don’t suffer in silence.” Transitioning to Independence in Tasmania: Webinar

Transitioning to independence is a challenge that all children and young people in out-of-home care must face – but often, conversations about transitioning, transition plans, and resources to assist in the process are overlooked, forgotten, or rushed. It’s important for children and young people going through this stage of their life – who are learning […]

CREATE Your Future – Transitioning to Independence

“CREATE Your Future is an empowering, interactive, proven program that promotes change, growth and connection amongst young people.” CREATE Your Future is a program targeted at young people who are on their journey from care to independence. It aims to equip them with the life skills and necessary to have a successful start in adult […]

Voices in Action – the CREATE Foundation Podcast

Voices in Action is a podcast by CREATE Foundation giving a platform to children and young people in care. In the coming weeks CREATE will be launching it’s first episode of the Voices in Action Podcast. This podcast has been created as a platform for young people to talk about a range of issues that […]