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Become a Burnside foster carer. Make a difference in a foster child's life and they will make a difference in your life.
  • Foster carers are matched with caseworkers who provide extensive and tailored 24/7 support

    Foster carers are matched with caseworkers who provide extensive and tailored 24/7 support


  • UnitingCare Burnside welcomes foster carers from any background or family situation.

    UnitingCare Burnside welcomes foster carers from any background or family situation.


  • Make a difference in a child's life and they will make a difference in your life

    Make a difference in a child's life and they will make a difference in your life


  • UnitingCare Burnside has been providing high quality out-of-home Care services for 100 years

    UnitingCare Burnside has been caring for vulnerable children and young people for over 100 years


Types of foster care

Children may need care for days, months or years. Take a child into your family for the long-term or help out a child in crisis in the short-term - it's your choice.

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Become a foster carer

Many children are unable to live with their birth families and are in need of care and support from someone like you.

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