Thinking of becoming a foster carer?
Get the support you need, the answers to your questions, and find the right foster care agency for you.
Speak to a foster care specialist on 1800 013 088
Foster carers are provided with training and support to become accredited to provide care for children and young people. Whilst it takes dedication, you will be supported every step of the way.
People from all backgrounds and walks of life are encouraged to become foster carers in Victoria. What matters most is that you can create a safe and supportive home for a child or young person.
Foster carers play an important role in their community by creating a safe home for a child. Whilst there can be some hard parts, there are lots of rewarding parts too.
If you are ready to get started, we’re here to answer any questions and connect you with a local agency.
As a foster carer, you are supported every step of the way by your foster care agency. There are also other range of supports available, including financial assistance, ongoing training and development opportunities and advocacy.