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How does foster care work?

To become a foster carer, you’ll need to consider the emotional challenges, financial issues and how a child's background affects their development.

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About foster care

Information about foster care including what it is, types of foster care and children who need foster care.

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Foster care - Better Health Channel

Foster care is temporary care of children up to 18 years by trained, assessed and accredited foster carers.

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Foster care & adoption - The Trauma and Grief Network (TGN)

Children and young people who are in foster care, out of home care or adopted can have complex needs

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Foster care & raising foster children | Raising Children Network

Foster care is out-of-home care for children who can’t live with their own families. Being a foster parent can be challenging but also very rewarding.

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Parenting when you’re a foster carer - Better Health Channel

As a foster carer, you are providing a safe and supportive home for a child or teenager who can’t live with their family of origin. You may face challenges that affect you physically, emotionally and financially – as well as particular stressors that other parents don’t have to confront.

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Community Capacity Development for Families | NDIS | Carers WA

The Community Capacity Devlopment team support people with disability and their family through building linkages that expand choice and fostering a supportive community across barriers.

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Payments for families - Services Australia

We have payments and services to help with your child's education and health care.

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Payments for families - Services Australia

We have payments and services to help with your child's education and health care.

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Child and Family Health Service • Supporting Parents

The Child and Family Health Service recognises that families can be any shape or size, including single parents or same-sex couples, and families with adopted or foster children, and we respect and welcome all kinds

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