Have a look at some of the latest media stories about the wonderful work done by foster carers in New South Wales!

SBS News spoke with Glai, carer with Creating Links, about the rewards of providing foster care 19/04/17 http://www.sbs.com.au/topics/life/article/2017/04/03/i-am-not-outcast-kids-care-speak-out-against-social-stigma

The Namoi Valley Independent spoke with John and Verity, carers with Challenge Community Service, about the need for more carers in the Hunter 30/03/17 http://www.nvi.com.au/story/4566363/we-wouldnt-swap-the-care-for-quids/?cs=373

SBS News spoke with Brendan & Paul, carers with Barnardos Australia, about the call out for more LGBTI people to consider becoming foster carers VIDEO 3/03/17 http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2017/03/01/call-more-lgbt-foster-carers-number-children-need-tops-43000 

The Goulburn Post spoke with Cindy, carer with Challenge Community Services, about her long-term desire to become a foster carer, and her new foster care placement 25/01/17 http://www.goulburnpost.com.au/story/4426308/information-session-on-fostering/

Mamamia spoke with Jo, carer with Key Asssets, about her choice to become a foster carer rather than having children of her own 16/01/17 http://www.mamamia.com.au/emergency-foster-care/#disqus_thread

The Penrith City Gazette spoke with Deirdre and Barry, great-grandparents & carers with FACS, about providing foster care as older people http://www.penrithcitygazette.com.au/story/4329736/foster-care-a-loving-home/

The Daily Liberal spoke with Sharon, carer with FACS, about the need for more carers in Western NSW 27/11/16 http://www.dailyliberal.com.au/story/4319237/foster-care-plea/

The Australian spoke with Monica, carer with Barnardos and Pi Wei, carer with Life Without Barriers 25/11/16 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/life/health-wellbeing/kids-crying-out-for-a-place-to-call-home/news-story/895906708dc8fd303ce9558e397df90c

The Daily Telegraph spoke to Sharon, carer with Barnardos VIDEO 12/11/16 http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/figures-expose-the-foster-care-crisis-in-australia/news-story/769356e54bf468c813962ffe85c64f81

SBS News spoke with Mo & Samar, carers with Creating Links VIDEO 7/11/16 http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2016/11/03/calls-more-multicultural-foster-carers

Why foster mum Danielle insisted on getting to know her foster daughter’s birth mum.

17-year-old Esther Williams’ family includes two foster children and she wouldn’t have it any other way.

Mamamia speaks to Veronica, carer with KARI to Aboriginal children 6/10/16 http://www.mamamia.com.au/fostering-aboriginal-children/

Coffs Coast Advocate on the need for more foster carers 20/9/16 http://www.coffscoastadvocate.com.au/news/foster-carers-are-in-short-supply/3091538/

Northern Star speaks to Sharon, carer with CASPA 12/9/16 http://www.northernstar.com.au/news/a-better-chance-at-life-for-brothers/3088610/

Kidspot speaks to Brendan and Paul, carers with Barnardos VIDEO 16/9/16 http://www.kidspot.com.au/parenting/parenthood/relationships/fostering-is-everything-that-we-wanted-and-nothing-we-expected

FOR THE LOVE OF A FOSTER CARER

Illawarra Mercury speaks to Warren and Tammy, carers with MacKillop Family Services 12/9/16 http://www.illawarramercury.com.au/story/4157753/the-illawarra-couple-who-have-opened-their-home-to-more-than-50-foster-kids/

Foster Care Dad – An Everyday Hero

Wollondilly Advertiser speaks to Cathy and David, carers with CatholicCare 8/9/16 http://www.wollondillyadvertiser.com.au/story/4152543/the-important-work-of-foster-carers/

Lessons learned from a foster mother.

St George and Sutherland Shire Leader speak to Megan and Gavin, carers with Anglicare 2/9/16 http://www.theleader.com.au/story/4135895/lugarno-couple-open-their-home-and-hearts-to-kids-in-need/?cs=1255

mnnews.today speaks with Fiona, carer with CatholicCare 19/8/16 http://mnnews.today/social-services/2016/12366-what-is-it-really-like-to-be-a-foster-carer/

Rouse Hill Times speaks to Kelly, carer and founder of Foster Care Angels 21/7/16 http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/newslocal/rouse-hill-times/foster-carer-honoured-by-recognition-from-rotary/news-story/034d1dfa1388c61ad19b97b616655d96

The Daily Edition spoke to Jules Allen, foster carer and former Master Chef contestant VIDEO 1/7/16 http://bcove.me/nmfjml5f

Illawarra Mercury highlighting the need for more carers 9/9/16  http://www.illawarramercury.com.au/story/4153463/foster-care-week-out-of-home-carers-are-needed/

ACWA speaks with Tara and Chris, carers with Stretch-A-Family 14/6/16 http://www.acwa.asn.au/acwa/news-media/spotlight-news/meet-tara-and-chris-–-short-and-long-term-carers?utm_source=ACWA+Master&utm_campaign=862bf2c84f-What_s_New_ACWA_15_6_166_15_2016&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b54d20dd6f-862bf2c84f-95263889

Illawarra Mercury Highlighting the need for more carers 9/9/16 http://www.illawarramercury.com.au/story/4153408/foster-care-week-carers-can-create-a-future-that-inspires/