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  1. Foster care

    Foster care is temporary care of children up to 18 years by trained, assessed and accredited foster carers.

  2. Foster care, permanent care and adoptive parent support services

    Provides an overview of the financial and family support services available to foster carers, families providing permanent care and adoptive parents.

  3. Foundation House

    Foundation House provides services to people of refugee backgrounds who have experienced torture or trauma in their country of origin, or while fleeing that country.

  4. Fragile X syndrome

    The facts about fragile X syndrome are complicated, and parents and family members are invited to ask their doctor to refer them to a genetics clinic.

  5. FReeZA

    FReeZA supports young Victorians to get involved in community life through planning and staging drug, alcohol and smoke-free music and cultural events for other young people in their local community.

  6. Friedreich's ataxia

    To the casual observer, a person with Friedreich ataxia may seem to be drunk.

  7. Frostbite

    Exhaustion, hunger and dehydration further lower the body's defences against frostbite.

  8. Fruit and vegetables

    Eating fruit and vegetables can help protect against some diseases including diabetes and some cancers.

  9. Funerals

    It is the funeral directors job to help with many of the legal responsibilities, including the death certificate.

  10. Fungi poisoning

    Dr Brett Sutton, Victoria’s Chief Health Officer and Dr Teresa Lebel, Senior Mycologist detail how Victorian’s need to be aware of death cap mushrooms and other poisonous mushrooms now because we are essentially in the season of those mushrooms. With autumn, and cooler weather and some rain, we’ve seen them begin to sprout around Melbourne and they’re potentially deadly.