Steve and Cathy have been carers for 14 years. They have four children in their care and have many great stories about the rewards of being foster carers.
David is an experienced carer who believes that children in care simply need what all children need - love!
Sue and Keira are long term carers who tell us that being foster carers is a joyous, fulfilling experience.
Les and Cathy are short term carers who tell us that foster caring is busy and emotional but is also very fulfilling and one the the best jobs in the world!
Angelo has fond memories of his time in care and tells us that all a foster child really wants is to belong, to feel part of the family.
When children cannot stay with their birth families for any reason, foster care can provide a stable home enabling children and young people to pursue lives of normalcy, stability, love and success.
Held at the beautiful Maritime Museum, more than 100 people gathered to celebrate the launch of Sydney’s newest agency in the foster care, adoption and guardianship sector.
Over Marisa’s 20 years of caring, she has learnt a valuable philosophy that she’s passed onto her own children and that has helped them through life – to love in the moment.
Eighty-nine is not enough. The Rimoldi family have served tirelessly as foster parents for forty five years, lovingly raising 89 children.
The Latos family waited patiently for 10 years in the adoption process when they decided to try foster care which led them to their beautiful baby girl.