Our Foster Care Programs - OzChild

Our Foster Care Programs

  • Voluntary
  • Overnight to several weeks
  • Referrals can be received after 2am
  • 3-6 months
  • Non-voluntary or voluntary
  • Pre-adoptive (newborn to 3 months)
  • 6 months of longer
  • Non-voluntary or voluntary
  • Non-voluntary and voluntary
  • Children aged 4+ years (or younger with siblings in exceptional circumstances)
  • Generally 1 weekend per month on an ongoing basis and reviewed after 6 months

Additional Services


Recharge Program

Disability Services program providing 35 to 70 nights of family respite per year.

Family Options

Disability services program providing full time care to a child or young person.


Specialist Programs

The Circle Program

Therapeutic foster care program supporting carers to establish an environment capable of healing the raumatic impact6 of abuse and neglect on children and young people with increased focus to support placement stability.

TFCO Foster Care Program

Internationally-proven behaviour modiciation program that provides intensive support to the child, carer and birth family within a six to nine month period and has a 90% success rate in settling children back into a stable family environment.


Targeted Care Packages (TCP)

Individualised flexible funding packages designed to be innovative and flexible to ensure that children and young people receive the care and support they need.

Read more.

Contact our team for more information on how to become a foster carer and upcoming information sessions.

Call us on 1800 954 550, e-mail: fostercarerecruitment@ozchild.org.au or provide your details on our Enquiry Page.