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 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:
Learn more about your responsibilities
Contact your local Child Protection Intake Service
Contacting Fostering Connections
To contact Fostering Connections, call 1800 013 088 or enquire online.