Are you elegible to foster?

Any Queenslander can apply to become a foster carer

If you're an adult, care about children and are able to provide a safe, stable and caring home, you might make a great foster carer. Our carers can be singles, couples, families, LGBTIQ+, renters, home-owners, full-time workers and stay-at-home parents. Becoming a foster parent is incredibly rewarding - you really are changing a child's life for the better, every day.

Relationship status

Single, de-facto, married, LGBTIQ+, you can apply to be a foster carer.

Family situation

Kids or teens of your own, grandkids or no children, this doesn't matter - you can apply to be a foster carer.

Your age

You'll need to be an adult, and there's no maximum age - many older people make great foster carers.

Your home

Renter or home owner, you can apply to be a foster carer. Others in your home will need to support your decision, though.

Your health

You'll need to be reasonably healthy and as part of your application process, you'll do a health assessment. Many foster carers have health conditions they manage well, and make great foster carers.

Your job

You can work full-time, part-time or not work and apply to become a foster carer. Many foster carers work and their foster children attend childcare, kindergarten or school.

Your culture

Anyone aged 18 and over from any cultural background can apply to be a foster carer.

Past offences

You'll need to be able to obtain a Blue Card (working with children check) to be considered for foster care.

Apply to be a foster carer today

Call us on 1800 222 273 or fill in this online form and we'll call you.

Become a foster carer

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