About foster care
Foster care is a frequent response to children and young people who are unable to live with their own families. Find out everything there is to know about foster and kinship care here.
How to become a foster carer
You can apply to become a foster parent in a few simple steps. Find out how to become a foster carer here.
Foster care training and support
We are here to support and guide you through every stage of your foster care journey, with info sessions, training and support.
Foster carer stories
Watch our videos to hear how, with our support, these foster carers are making a difference in the lives of young people.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander carers
We are here to help First Nations peoples through every stage of becoming a carer, working with you to keep our kids connected.
We know you might have some questions about becoming a foster or kinship carer. Read our Frequently Asked Questions about foster and kinship care.
Foster carers urgently needed
Right now, there are children living in non-family-based residential care who desperately want and deserve the emotional warmth and security of a home and family.
Our residential care service provides placements for children and young people in houses where care is provided by a team of rostered employees.
UnitingCare works hard to provide young people with support to live engaging lives and build resilience, from one-on-one support to education and advocacy.
We work with families facing difficulty and offer help when it is most needed, from strengthening your family unit to keeping your children safe at home.