Foster Care - a rewarding journey

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Providing a temporary home and caring for an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander child who is unable to live with their birth family means making a meaningful commitment. Foster caring is often described as a challenging yet incredibly rewarding experience.

Healing and cultural connection

Each foster care journey is unique and special, both for the foster carer and child. For the child, receiving care and attention during a time where they are temporarily apart from their family can lead to making a positive difference in their life. The personal relationship between carer and foster child is fundamental to healing and maintaining a child’s connection to their culture, family and community.

Foster care makes a difference

The positive contribution foster carers make to the lives of children and young people often transfers back to the carer. The foster care journey, though both challenging and rewarding, can cultivate personal fulfilment and growth. Whether providing care for weekends, weeks, months or years, the experience of foster caring can be life changing.

Ready to take the next step?

To start your foster care journey, please submit your expression of interest via our website – our team will be in touch to take you through the next step.

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