Thinking of becoming a foster carer?
Barnardos Australia provides a range of foster care options to meet the needs of the children we work with.
As well as short-term care for those children whose families are going through troubles or breakdown, our Find-a-Family program offers adoption and permanent family care to children aged from birth to 18 years who have been permanently separated from their birth families by the court because it is not safe for them to remain at home.
The different types of foster care are:
If you would like to receive more information about becoming a foster carer please fill out our Become a Carer form.