Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Foster Care Stories
Sharing the stories of our foster carers allows us to tell you about the real impact we have. The patience, compassion and perseverance of our carers are truly inspiring, and show how we can bring tangible and positive change to the lives of children and young people in our care.
Magic Moments: Bree and Justin
With three adult children of their own, Bree and Justin felt like they had more to give as parents. For them, raising their own biological children was just the start, and by becoming foster carers they were committed to helping as many children as they could.Read More
Extended Family: Julie and Dean
Becoming foster carers had been on Julie and Dean’s mind for some time, but life had always got in the way. When they were in their 50s, they decided that it was the right time to open their home and provide a safe environment to kids who needed it.Read More
A Carer by Nature: Dianna
At a crossroads in her life, Dianna was deciding what to do next when her friend suggested she become a foster carer as she had always been such a wonderful mother. This simple conversation gave her the courage to become a foster carer.Read More