Foster Care | OzChild

Who can become a foster carer?

  • Anyone over the age of 21.
  • Anyone with secure accommodation and appropriate space in the home.
  • Race, gender, marital status, employment, sexuality and religion do not affect a person’s eligibility to become a foster carer.

What support do foster carers receive?

  • OzChild provides full training and on-going support to all carers.
  • 24/7 Case Manager and after hours support.
  • Respite Support.
  • Ongoing training opportunities.
  • Community building events and access to other social events.


Learn more

Contact our recruitment team

For further information, please call our foster care recruitment team on 1800 954 550 or e-mail:

Attend an information session

Meet with our staff and current foster carers to get an idea of how foster care works. View upcoming dates here.

Need more information?

Download our foster care brochure for a more detailed look at foster care, as well as additional information.