If you’ve got more ‘mumness’ or ‘dadness’ than you know what to do with, we’ve got the practical and financial support you need to change the life of a child for the better.

What might surprise you is how your life will change for the better too.

Can I become a carer?

Foster carers come from all walks of life. You can be single, married and with or without your own children.

Learn more about becoming a carer

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About foster care

We connect foster carers with children who aren’t able to live in their family home, and have high support needs due to experiences of trauma, illness or disability.

Learn more about foster care

Join our webinar, co-hosted by a real foster carer.

Webinar | Uniting foster care

Wednesday 20 January
10am – 11am WST
7pm – 8pm WST


You’ll learn about specialised foster care and how you’ll be supported through the process of becoming a foster carer with Uniting. You can also chat to webinar co-host and Uniting foster carer, Neil, about what life as a foster carer is like.