Open Your Heart Find out how to become a foster carer, read more … Read More What is foster care?He needs someone to care, read more… Read More Kids in care rock!What do kids say about fostering? read more… Read More Know-how for carersLearn more about support and training, read more… Read More Children are taken into foster care through no fault of their own. Often it is because they have been abused, neglected or abandoned by the people who were supposed to care for them. With almost 20,000 children and young people in NSW unable to live safely at home, we need more foster carers and adoptive parents to help them feel secure, loved and supported. You decide how much time you can share, but whatever it is, there is a child who will benefit from your kindness. The process to apply isn’t difficult and the rewards are life changing. Here are the types of foster carers we need Read about what’s involved: ‘You Can Help Change a Young Life for the Better’ (PDF 4MB) Call us now on 1800 236 783. We’re here to answer all your questions and help find the best foster care agency for you, or you can apply directly to an agency near you: Search for agencies in your area. Send us an enquiry form If you have been thinking about becoming a foster carer, guardian or adoptive parent, chances are you’re likely meant to be one! Take our quiz to see if you’re eligible.