Emergency and crisis care
Foster carers urgently needed
The children below need somewhere to stay immediately.
This may be their first time in care or they may just need somewhere to stay while other suitable care is found. Whatever the reason, these children are in urgent need of emergency and crisis care, safety in what is a very stressful time in their lives.
Children seeking emergency and crisis care
Through no fault of their own, these children are urgently seeking a safe place to call home. Experience isn’t necessary, all these children need is a safe home and someone committed to providing the care and support every child deserves. A long-term solution would be ideal, but if you think you could help, even in the short term, please call our team today on 13 18 19 or contact us below.
10-year-old Melanie urgently needs a safe and caring home. Could you help her find a happy long-term home?
She loves gymnastics, making up dances, and animals, and also enjoys taking time to relax with activities like colouring in and reading.
Melanie ideally needs a foster family based within the Macarthur region in South-West Sydney (Campbelltown, Camden or Wollondilly areas) to be close to support systems.
Theo is a 3-year-old boy who needs a loving foster family and a long-term home to help him thrive.
He is friendly with a playful personality. Theo loves Peppa Pig, toy cars, and playing outdoors. He attends day care and interacts well with other children. Theo has so much love and playful energy to give.
Theo has ongoing medical needs and will require supportive and understanding carer to support him as required. His carers will be aided by the Family Spirit team.
What support do carers receive?
To meet the current need for emergency and crisis care, Family Spirit will fast track the foster carer application and training process. As a Family Spirit carer, you’ll also receive ongoing training and support from our team.
Initial and ongoing training to support your fostering journey.
Free access to our Carer Assistance Program.
24-hour phone support and social events for carers and families.
Payments to support your household.
Catholic School Scholarships across Sydney.
Resources to support you in your role as a foster carer.
*Images and names have been changed to protect the privacy of these vulnerable children and to abide by child protection legislation.