Become a foster carer
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OzChild is the largest provider of evidence-based programs for children, young people and families in Australia.Learn more
Could you be the difference?
We're looking for individuals or couples who are interested in becoming specialised or long-term foster carers.Start your journey
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Now delivering this life-changing program in South Australia, Treatment Foster Care Oregon is a program that supports young people with complex behaviours. Find out how you can become a treatment foster carer.Start your journey
Ready to play your part?
Treatment Foster Care Oregon is a specialised foster care program that supports young people with complex behaviours. We're looking for individuals or couples interested in becoming treatment foster carers.Start your journey
Latest News and EventsView all
Foster Care Week is celebrated in Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia from 11-17 September. We are both humbled and amazed by the enormous contribution of our village of carers who open their homes, their hearts and their lives giving back to the community so selflessly.
Our success StoriesView all
Kai* entered foster care in January 2020 aged 14. When he arrived, he had been diagnosed with moderate depression, social anxiety and moderate OCD and he had been refusing to take his medication for some time.
Bella and her parents were referred to OzChild’s Stepping Stones to School (SS2S) program by her kindergarten teacher. Five-year-old Bella was attending her second year of four-year-old kinder.
The OzChild story
OzChild is a leading child welfare organisation committed to improving the lives of at-risk children, young people and families in our community.
For more than 170 years, OzChild has been working hard to provide a better future for those in our care, with the belief that every child and young person deserves the chance to shine.Read our full story
The work we do
Our foster and kinship care programs find safe and loving homes for children and young people in need, whilst providing full training and support to our community of carers.Learn more now
Our prevention and strengthening services support families through the delivery of early intervention and evidence-based programs, with the aim to strengthen and repair relationships.Learn more now
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