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Can I Be a Foster Carer?

Read our FAQs on becoming a foster carer with Family Spirit.


Application Process

The assessment to become a foster carer is made on an individual basis understanding that all situations are not the same.


Foster to Adoption

We support prospective parents who are considering adoption and will provide assistance through the assessment process..


Information Nights

For more information about Family Spirit, foster care and adoption please attend one of our information evenings.

The passionate families who provide foster care know that taking a child into their lives enriches the whole family and provides security and comfort to children in need.

Children who do not have a safe person to depend on in their lives often struggle with managing emotions, learning at school and forming close friendships. Foster carers who provide safety can change the trajectory of a child’s life by providing emotional security, helping them learn to trust so that they can learn and make friends.

What’s involved in becoming a carer?

Read our FAQs or come to an information night


To help children and young people at risk

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