On this page, you will find resources to support you in becoming a foster carer as well as during your foster care placements. During accreditation, your foster care agency will support you every step of the way but there are many additional supports that can help you along your fostering journey.
Grandparent, Foster and Kinship Carer Adviser Line | 1800 245 965, Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Financial support including carer allowance
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Reporting a child at risk
If you’re aware of a vulnerable child or young person in a troubling home environment, you should:
Contacting Fostering Connections
To contact Fostering Connections, call 1800 013 088 or enquire online.