Foster Care stories

Carer Perspectives
Child PerspectivesAll Stories

Experiences in foster care


Paula has a biological daughter and they foster a toddler

Brett & Josh

Brett & Josh are adopting a child from foster care

Sharon & Zoë

Sharon & Zoë are short-term, respite & emergency carers

April & Anthony

April and Anthony are applying for Guardianship of two sisters who have been in their care for four years.

Biological children


Read Emma’s story as the foster sibling of William

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Upcoming Events

Foster Care Q&A

Sept 2, 6pm-8pm

PJ Ferry Reserve Community Centre, Allawah. More info

Shared Lives Training

Oct 19 & 26, all day

Training for prospective carers, across two full days

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(02) 9569 6933

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7/198-204 Marrickville Rd,
Marrickville, NSW, 2204
M-F: 9am – 5pm

Become a foster carer

Find out what is involved in becoming a foster carer with SAF, and the steps in the application process

Frequently asked questions

Do you have a question about foster care or your eligiblity to apply? Most likely we have covered it here!