International Child Welfare and Kinship Care
Our International Child Welfare and Kinship Care service provides international child welfare and protection support to NSW Government Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) and other non-government organisations in NSW.
ISS Australia assists DCJ and NGO’s in NSW with child welfare and protection matters where there is both a NSW and overseas component.
- Facilitating overseas Child Protection and Police background checks
- Conducting viability and kinship assessments of overseas extended family members in regard to the possible placement of a child in care in Australia
- Searching for biological family for purposes of family connections and Life Story Work in regard to a child in care in NSW
- Assisting with the overseas element of NSW local or Out-of-Home Care adoption.
ISS Australia is committed to ensuring the rights, safety and wellbeing of children are paramount and protected across international borders.
Whilst this service is funded by the NSW Government’s Department of Communities and Justice, there will be associated costs incurred overseas by our network member – Please see our Fee Schedule for further information.
Our International Child Welfare and Kinship Care service provides international child welfare and protection support to Australian State and Territory Child Protection Authorities and other non-government organisations across Australia.
However ISS Australia receives no government funding for this service (except for NSW Government funding), therefore fees will apply. Please see our Fee Schedule for further details.