CASPA Foster Care (Child and Adolescent Specialist Programs & Accommodation)

CASPA offers flexible care options for children and young people who have suffered abuse and can no longer live at home. In providing behavioural, educational and social supports we attempt to level the playing field and assist the young people we care for to reach their full potential. We acknowledge past traumas while focusing on positive outcomes by setting achievable goals and empowering the young people.

Community Services

While Community Services continues to authorise a limited number of foster carers at this time, we encourage people who are interested in fostering to apply with a non-government agency listed on this site.

Barnardos Australia

Barnardos Australia is a non-government, non-denominational child welfare charity, with a 130 year history in caring for children and a focus on long term support. Barnardos helps stop child abuse by finding safe and loving homes for abused children and working with families to prevent abuse happening in the first place.

Samaritans Foundation Out of Home Care

Samaritans has supported foster care placements for the past 15 years. We provide regular support for all carers that includes home visits, phone and after hours support to all our placements.

UPA Youth Care Services

Youth Care UPA is a not-for profit organisation that provides a high quality fostering service that meets the range of needs of children and young people in out-of-home care.

Phoenix Rising For Children

Phoenix Rising For Children is an inclusive organisation providing quality foster care with a focus on assessment and therapy to meet the range of needs of children and young people in out-of-home care.

Life Without Barriers

For over 15 years Life Without Barriers has provided family support and out-of-home care services in NSW and across Australia. Our experience in working with our carers, listening to their feedback and giving them a real say has ensured we have a valuable care team to make a positive difference in the lives of children and young people.

CatholicCare Sydney

Not-for-profit organisation that has for over 70 years provided services and support to the community. We focus on caring for children and young people and supporting our foster carers to ensure their needs are met.

Veritas House Inc.

Veritas House Foster Care program provides children and young people in need with a safe and secure home. We provide carers with training, support and an opportunity to become part of a professional caring team.

Anglicare Sydney

Anglicare Sydney out-of-home care services have been involved in providing foster placements over many decades for children in need and quality support for our valued foster carers.

St Joseph’s Cowper, Ltd.

St Joseph’s Cowper Ltd has been providing care and support for children and young people in Northern NSW for over 100 years.

William Campbell Foundation

William Campbell Foundation is a Christian based not-for-profit foster care agency that provides quality care for vulnerable children and young people.  We provide carers with on-going training and support.

Fostering Young Lives, The Benevolent Society

The Benevolent Society is Australia's first charity. We're a not-for-profit and non-religious organisation and we've helped people, families and communities achieve positive change for 200 years. Through our work, we educate, support and advocate for personal and societal change, to create a just society where everyone thrives.

Marist180 Foster Care

Marist180 Foster Care. We focus on providing stable and nurturing homes for children aged eight years and up where they can experience the help and attention they need. We provide support and training for our carers.

Stretch-A-Family

Sydney based not-for-profit secular organisation that provides care for children who cannot live with their families. Stretch-A- Family (SAF) provides comprehensive support to our foster carers to give children from 0 - 18 years the wings to fly.

Key Assets The Children’s Services Provider

Key Assets Fostering is an inclusive not-for-profit organisation providing a high quality fostering service that meets the range of needs of children and young people in out-of-home care.

Lifestyle Solutions

Lifestyle Solutions Foster Care program provides children and young people in care with a safe and secure home and care that focuses on their unique support needs.

Pathfinders

Out-of-home care agency providing placement support and recruitment, assessment and training of foster carers.

CareSouth
CareSouth

CareSouth's foster carers are everyday people doing extraordinary things to support children, young people and families across the Illawarra, South Coast, Southern Tablelands and Western NSW.

MacKillop Family Services

MacKillop Family Services exists to support, foster hope and promote justice for children, young people and families, particularly those who have experienced distress, disadvantage and abuse. We provide out of home care in NSW, VIC and Western Australia.

Marymead
Marymead

Marymead was founded in 1967. We provide a person-centred approach to supporting vulnerable and disadvantaged children and families.

Allambi Care

Not-for profit organisation that provides accommodation and support services, including foster care, for disadvantaged and homeless children and young people.

Wesley Dalmar

Wesley Dalmar is part of Wesley Mission. We have been offering out-of-home care for children and young people since 1893

Foundations Care

Foundations Care is a quality provider of out-of-home care services. We support children and carers through advocacy, training, social events and other support services.

Challenge Foster Care

Challenge Foster Care provides high quality foster care services to children and young people in NSW. We are committed to making a positive difference in the lives of these children and ensuring that they reach their full potential. We currently seek foster carers who are able to provide safe, nurturing and stable homes.

CatholicCare Hunter-Manning

CatholicCare HM is a mission and outreach agency of the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle working in OOHC since the 1970s. We promote the wellbeing of kids and carers through ongoing training, clinical, behavioural and peer support.

Anglicare NSW South, NSW West & ACT

Anglicare NSW South, NSW West and ACT has supported and cared for children, young people, families and older people for almost 80 years. We support over 200 children and young people in out-of-home care.

Uniting Burnside Foster Care

Uniting has provided high quality foster care services to vulnerable children in NSW for over 100 years. At Uniting, our foster care programs focus on ensuring that the emotional, physical and educational needs of children and young people are met, and that their positive wellbeing and individual development are supported and promoted.

St Saviours OOHC

St Saviours has been operating in the Sydney and Illawarra regions since 2000 and we provide Intensive Foster Care and Residential Services to over 75 children and young persons in Out of Home Care using a therapeutic model.

CatholicCare Wollongong

CatholicCare Wollongong seeks foster carers who are able to provide safe, nurturing and stable homes for children and young people to thrive and reach their full potential. As an inclusive organisation, we welcome all foster care applicants and help all those in need, regardless of religious beliefs.

Mallee Family Care Inc.

Mallee Family Care NSW is a non-government agency that provides care to children in the Wentworth and Balranald Shire areas.

Settlement Services International, Multicultural Foster Care Program

Settlement Services International is an inclusive not-for profit organisation that provides a high quality fostering service that meets the range of needs of CALD children and young people in out-of-home care.

CatholicCare Broken Bay

CatholicCare Broken Bay Services is an inclusive not-for profit organisation that provides a high quality fostering service and intensive residential accommodation that meet the range of needs of children and young people in out-of-home care.

Creating Links NSW Ltd

Creating Links provides general foster care for children and young people in out-of-home care. We have a strong commitment to children and young people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and have dedicated multicultural caseworkers.