Foster care agencies (A-Z)

Not-for profit organisation that provides accommodation and support services, including foster care, for disadvantaged and homeless children and young people.

Anglicare NSW South, NSW West and ACT has supported and cared for children, young people, families and older people for almost 80 years. We support over 200 children and young people in out-of-home care.

Anglicare Sydney out-of-home care services have been involved in providing foster placements over many decades for children in need and quality support for our valued foster carers.

Barnardos Australia is a non-government, non-denominational child welfare charity, with a 130 year history in caring for children and a focus on long term support. Barnardos helps stop child abuse by finding safe and loving homes for abused children and working with families to prevent abuse happening in the first place.

The Benevolent Society is Australia's first charity. We're a not-for-profit and non-religious organisation and we've helped people, families and communities achieve positive change for 200 years. Through our work, we educate, support and advocate for personal and societal change, to create a just society where everyone thrives.

UnitingCare Burnside (Burnside) Foster Care has provided high quality foster care services to vulnerable children in NSW for over 100 years. At Burnside, our foster care programs focus on ensuring that the emotional, physical and educational needs of children and young people are met, and that their positive wellbeing and individual development are supported and promoted.

CareSouth's foster carers are everyday people doing extraordinary things to support children, young people and families across the Illawarra, South Coast, Southern Tablelands and Western NSW.

CASPA offers flexible care options for children and young people who have suffered abuse and can no longer live at home. In providing behavioural, educational and social supports we attempt to level the playing field and assist the young people we care for to reach their full potential. We acknowledge past traumas while focusing on positive outcomes by setting achievable goals and empowering the young people.

CatholicCare Broken Bay Services is an inclusive not-for profit organisation that provides a high quality fostering service and intensive residential accommodation that meet the range of needs of children and young people in out-of-home care.

CatholicCare HM is a mission and outreach agency of the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle working in OOHC since the 1970s. We promote the wellbeing of kids and carers through ongoing training, clinical, behavioural and peer support.

Not-for-profit organisation that has for over 70 years provided services and support to the community. We focus on caring for children and young people and supporting our foster carers to ensure their needs are met.

CatholicCare Wollongong seeks foster carers who are able to provide safe, nurturing and stable homes for children and young people to thrive and reach their full potential. As an inclusive organisation, we welcome all foster care applicants and help all those in need, regardless of religious beliefs.

Challenge Community Services has a 50 year history in disabilities and brings this experience to the out-of-home care sector. We offers a child and carer centred program.

While Community Services continues to authorise a limited number of foster carers at this time, we encourage people who are interested in fostering to apply with a non-government agency listed on this site.

Creating Links provides general foster care for children and young people in out-of-home care. We have a strong commitment to children and young people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and have dedicated multicultural caseworkers.