Foster Care with OzChild
Foster care with OzChild

A 21st century family is not a one size fits all!

Over 10,000 Victorian children need a safe and loving home.
Can your family make room for one more?

We need your help to provide a safe and loving home for children and support to help them grow.

Start your foster care journey today!

Become a foster carer with OzChild

Who can become a foster carer?

  • Anyone over the age of 21.

  • Anyone with secure accommodation and appropriate space in the home.

  • Race, gender, marital status, employment, sexuality and religion do not affect a person’s eligibility to become a foster carer.


What support do foster carers receive?

  • OzChild provides full training and on-going support with the aim of safely reuniting children back to their families.

  • Foster carers receive 24/7 Case Manager and after hours support.


Learn about some of our young carers who are proving that age, work-life and lifestyle are no barriers to becoming a foster carer!

Talk to our carer recruitment team

You can call our foster care recruitment team directly on 1800 954 550 or e-mail:

Attend one of our information nights

Meet with our staff and current foster carers to get an idea of how foster care works. View upcoming dates here.

Complete our training program

We provide you with ongoing training and support to ensure you are confident in supporting foster children in your care.

Referral Reward Program

OzChild Referral Reward Program

Do you know someone who would make a great foster carer or TFCO carer? Refer them to become a full-time carer* and you could receive a $1000 gift certificate! *conditions apply

Find out more