Become a foster carer today with Barnardos and be rewarded for life

Barnardos Australia is currently looking for permanent foster carers to look after children / young people aged between 0 - 18 years old.

We offer our carers ongoing training and 24/7 support, along with a generous non-taxable allowance and will be eligible for Centrelink entitlements.

For more information on becoming a foster carer please contact: 1800 663 441 or visit barnardos.org.au/wecare.

Katie needs a foster carer in NSW

Posted:13/07/2016

Katie

Katie is a typical 7-year-old girl who has a beautiful gentle and caring nature. She loves princesses, dressing up and music.

Sadly, Katie has experienced a lot of upheaval in her short life and desperately seeks a permanent family of her own, who are patient, supportive and able to work through any challenges that arise such as managing her epilepsy.

She needs a stay at home carer for 6 to 12 months to assist her to settle into her new home. 

If you live in the Sydney metropolitan area and would like to change a child’s life apply today.

If you're unsure whether you meet the requirements take our quiz today.

For more information on becoming a foster carer please contact: 1800 663 441 or visit barnardos.org.au/wecare.

Amy needs a foster carer in NSW

Posted:13/07/2016

Amy

Beautiful Amy is a 6-year-old girl who is on the autistic spectrum and has developmental delays.

Despite her needs, she is bright and full of character. Amy loves cuddles, all things pink, music and dancing.

Amy has a great sense of humour and loves to play tricks to make people laugh. Amy now needs a skilled carer or family, who can give her stability, time and can meet her needs.

If you live in the Sydney metropolitan area and would like to change a child’s life apply today.

If you're unsure whether you meet the requirements take our quiz today.

For more information on becoming a foster carer please contact: 1800 663 441 or visit barnardos.org.au/wecare.

Sam needs a long-term carer in ACT

Posted: 23/11/2015

Young boy on bike

*Names changed and models used for privacy

Sam* (10yrs) has had a hard start to life and will need routine and stability. Sam is a happy, cheeky and fun-loving boy, who loves animals, being active and trying new activities. He engages full-time and positively with an inner south-side school and is a valued member of their community. 

Sam needs carers who can provide long-term care, dedication and sensitivity to his needs.

If you live in the ACT or surrounding NSW area and would like to change a child’s life apply today.
If you're unsure whether you meet the requirements take our quiz today.
For more information on becoming a foster carer please contact: 1800 663 441 or visit barnardos.org.au/wecare.

Jordan needs a foster carer in Western Sydney

Posted: 19/06/2015

Jordan

*Names changed and models used for privacy

Jordan* (6yrs) has experienced a lot of upheaval in his short life and needs parents who are not prepared to give up on him and provide him with the support he needs. Jordan is a typical young boy who loves playing games and walking the dog.
He needs carers who are patient and supportive, and able to work through the challenges that may arise. His new parents need to be supportive in keeping him connected to his birth family too.

If you live in the Campbelltown, Liverpool, Bankstown or Parramatta area and would like to change a child’s life apply today.
If you're unsure whether you meet the requirements take our quiz today.
For more information on becoming a foster carer please contact: 1800 663 441 or visit barnardos.org.au/wecare.

Sibling group foster carers wanted for Western Sydney

Posted: 19/06/2015

Sibling Groups

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We currently have 3 groups of siblings (each of 3 children) that are looking for their forever families, with their ages ranging from 6 months to 8 years old.
Their new parents will need to have a lot of energy, time and capacity to care for these kids and of course lots of love to give them too!

If you live in the Campbelltown, Liverpool, Bankstown or Parramatta area and would like to change a child’s life apply today.
If you're unsure whether you meet the requirements take our quiz today.
For more information on becoming a foster carer please contact: 1800 663 441 or visit barnardos.org.au/wecare.

Jack needs a foster carer in Sydney's South Coast

Posted: 11/06/2015

Jack

*Names changed and models used for privacy

Jack* (8yrs) needs a two parent family who can set clear boundaries, provide consistency and be committed to support his range of needs. You will also get to enjoy Jack’s wonderful sense of humor and hunt with him for lizards in the garden.
In addition, we are also seeking people interested in providing permanent foster care for children aged between 5 and 12 years old.

If you live in the Shoalhaven and Illawarra area and would like to change a child’s life apply today.
If you're unsure whether you meet the requirements take our quiz today.
For more information on becoming a foster carer please contact: 1800 663 441 or visit barnardos.org.au/wecare.

Short-term foster carers wanted for Western Sydney

Posted: 27/10/2014

Teen Carers

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We urgently need people who will open their home to care for a child aged 5 years and older for anywhere between 6 months to 2 years.

If you live in the Penrith, Blue Mountains and Hawkesbury area and would like to change a child’s life apply today.
If you're unsure whether you meet the requirements take our quiz today.
For more information on becoming a foster carer please contact: 1800 663 441 or visit barnardos.org.au/wecare.

Respite carers wanted for Western Sydney

Posted: 27/10/2014

Sam

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Barnardos is seeking people to open their homes one weekend a month to care for a child in need and provide respite to the foster family.
We provide support and training to our respite carers.

If you live in the Penrith, Blue Mountains and Hawkesbury area and would like to change a child’s life apply today.
If you're unsure whether you meet the requirements take our quiz today.
For more information on becoming a foster carer please contact: 1800 663 441 or visit barnardos.org.au/wecare.

All applicants must have these additional requirements

Driver's Licence (C) - Applicants will need to have a current drivers licence and their own car.
Working with Children Check * - Applicants will need to participate in an assessment and complete a Working with Children Check. (* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.)

*Please note that Barnardos is currently recruiting carers in NSW and the ACT only.