There are nearly 40,000 children in New South Wales in need of crisis, short-term or permanent out-of-home care

Being a foster carer, and nurturing vulnerable children and young people, is a hugely rewarding experience. By providing a safe, nurturing and stable family environment, you can help turn around the lives of these vulnerable children and young people. 

The decision to become a foster carer is an important one that you will first need to talk about with the people close to you. The next step is to talk to the Challenge Foster Care team to discuss your situation and your suitability.

Before we contact you about a child or young person who needs care, we assess the needs of each individual child or young person. We then match each child or young person to your family circumstances.

Not sure whether you qualify as a foster carer? 

Enquire here


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