What’s Involved in Becoming a Foster Carer?

You could be working full-time, part-time or not at all. You can be single, married or in a de facto relationship. You may or may not have other children. What a foster carer needs most of all is a big heart and a lot of patience.

Everyday people from all walks of life open their homes to vulnerable children and young people, but we need more carers. So many local children and young people are benefiting from the kindness and guidance of our amazing foster carers.

There are a number of steps involved in fostering 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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