About foster care

Explore foster care opportunities

We are one of Queensland's largest foster care providers, helping around 3,000 children a year through our leading foster care program. Learn about the types of foster care we provide and find out more about day-to-day life as a foster carer.

Short-term care

You'll have a foster child for a few weeks to 6 months. These children can be reunited with their family - and you can help work towards that goal, too.

Long-term care

You'll have the same foster child for more than 6 months and be by their side as they grow. These children are those unlikely to be reunited with their family.

Specialist care

You'll have experience with children with challenging behaviours, children with disability, or those from particular cultural backgrounds.

We also offer

Emergency care

You'll step in when a child needs a home immediately - often with just a few hours notice.

Respite care

You give full-time foster carers a break, stepping in to take a foster child for a day and night or more during weekends or holidays.

Apply to be a foster carer today

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Become a foster carer

Stories from our carers, children and team


Case Worker

Hear how Churches of Christ supports our foster and kinship carers, from the application process through to training and regular home visits. 

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