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 supports that can help you along your fostering journey.

General foster carer support 

Financial 

Training 

Education 

Cultural 

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

Interested in how foster care might work for you?

Start your journey by connecting with an agency to answer your questions and guide you through the next steps.

Connect with an agency