What’s involved in becoming a foster carer?

Our foster carers are everyday people. They come from all walks of life, cultures and backgrounds. They may be working – or not, in a relationship – or not, have other children – or not. The most important attributes of a foster carer are a big heart and a lot of patience.

But we need more carers to open their homes to vulnerable children and young people. So many local children and young people are benefiting from the kindness and guidance of our amazing foster carers.

So what is involved in becoming a Foster Carer to a child or young person:

It may seem complicated but we simplify everything for you and are here to walk you through each step. If you’re keen to know more, our team is here to help.


CatholicCare Foster Care
P: (02) 4320 7777
E: fostercare@catholiccaredbb.org.au

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