Foster Care Stories
Our foster carers often share their experiences with us, highlighting the joys and fulfilling moments they’ve experienced while caring. Hear from our foster carers, case workers and children.
Steve & Cathy: Why is foster care so rewarding?
Cathy and Steve have been foster carers for 14 years and currently have four children in their care. They tell us that life is very busy and there is never a dull moment.
Dave: IT Trainer and a foster carer.
Dave is an IT Trainer and a Foster Carer “I’m the lucky one, not Nathan,” says Dave. Dave, who lives in the north-western suburbs of Sydney, is a self employed IT Trainer and a foster carer. He had...
Kate: It’s all about the children.
Kate is a retired Catholic primary school teacher and a foster carer. She became aware of the great need for carers when she attended a Family Spirit information session in the second half of the year…
Les & Cathy: Why we became foster carers.
Les and Cathy are short term carers who look after babies straight from hospital. These babies usually stay with them for about 6 months before they are adopted, restored to their families or go into long term care.
Angelo: Who is your special foster carer?
Who is your special foster carer? Angelo has fond memories of his time with his foster family. He says that all a foster child really wants is to belong and that the love and support he received...