Foster Care Programs - OzChild

Foster Care Programs

OzChild offers a number of different options for foster carers to suit varying lifestyles and work schedules.

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

Specialist Programs

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 per cent success rate in settling children back into a stable family environment. Find out more.

Targeted Care Packages (TCP)

Individualised flexible funding packages designed to be innovative and flexible to ensure children and young people receive the care and support they need. Find out 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: or provide your details on our Enquiry Page.