Thank you for submitting your enquiry!

You will receive a foster care welcome email within the next two business days. In the email you’ll find an eBook with loads of foster care information and our upcoming virtual information session dates.

Get your eBook here

In the likelihood your welcome email hasn’t arrived or was hiding in your junk/spam folder, you can download a copy of your eBook here.

If you would like to attend an upcoming foster care information session, you can reply to our welcome email or email fostercare@ozchild.org.au with your preferred date.

12-1pm on Thursday 13 May

8-9pm on Tuesday 18 May

12-1pm on Thursday 27 May

8-9pm on Tuesday 1 June

12-1pm on Thursday 10 June

How will OzChild support you?

Thank you for registering your interest in becoming a foster carer with OzChild. Every OzChild carer household is supported by our Caring Team approach. Our dedicated Case Managers provide a holistic approach to the child or young person in your care and all members of your caring household while our national Thriving Families carer strategy aims to continually improve the carer household experience.

You can rest assured that we will support you every step of the way.

Thriving Families Change Lives

Thriving Families
Change Lives​​

Thriving Families Change Lives​​ is OzChild’s 2020-2023 Carer Strategy.

Respect, support, communication and above all, relationship are the foundations of our Thriving Families carer strategy. Through this three-year strategy, we will demonstrate and lead real change in how the community and sector view the role of carers.

Download the full strategy

Learn more about foster care with our You Can Ask That video series

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Who Cares? Podcast

Want to know what being a foster carer is really like? Tune in to the Who Cares? podcast to hear directly from the carers themselves!

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William’s story

Since being placed in the specialised foster care program, Treatment Foster Care Oregon, William has made great progress at home and school. Read more about William’s remarkable story.

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Leo’s story

With the help of the specialised foster care program Treatment Foster Care Oregon, Leo’s* behaviour improved remarkably. Find out more about Leo’s story now.

Leo’s story
Amber’s story

With the help of the parenting program SafeCare®, Amber and her children’s lives have been turned around. Find out more about Amber’s story now.

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