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Interview - Manal Shehab

Manal Shehab is a Muslim Australian community leader, counsellor and advocate working across Melbourne and Regional Victoria. She sat down with Fostering Connections to talk about foster care, and why we need more carers in the Islamic community today.

Islamic Community Foster Care Information Session

Fostering Connections are running a foster care information session for the Islamic community on Saturday 6 April with Manal Shehab from Sister4Sisters.

JOY FM Supports Fostering Connections for Midsumma

Foster carers Nicole and Andrew joined David and Sue on JOY FM Friday Drive to discuss why foster care is their way of giving back.

Fostering Conversations: Sue-Anne

Sue-Anne is a respite carer, young professional, single mother and proud Wurundjeri woman. Hear how she makes foster care work for her!

Fostering Conversations: Andrew's Story

Andrew is a single dad to two wonderful teenage boys, both through foster care. Just like all families, they have their challenges, but Andrew's practical, laid-back and mindset the support...

Fostering Conversations: Wendy and Steve

Wendy and Steve provide foster care for children and young people on short-term, long-term and respite placements.

Fostering Conversations: Jade and Bob

Jade and Bob weren't ready for kids of their own, but they love children and wanted to give kids in care the opportunity to have a safe, loving home until...

Fostering Conversations: Katrina's Story

Katrina cares for teenagers in her property in rural Victoria. The space and quiet gives the young people peace and rest - and the horses give them a friend to...

Caring for children, caring for culture

Fostering children is not just about providing food and shelter. It’s also about providing emotional, physical and cultural care.

Always room for one more: Malcolm and Michelle's story

When Malcolm and Michelle decided to become foster carers, it was because they love being around children.

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