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MacKillop urgently needs foster carers in New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia.

Foster carers help children and young people who are temporarily unable to live with their birth family. Often these children have experienced trauma.

Foster carers are trained, assessed and accredited before they start caring for a child or young person. This process involves several screening checks. We will walk by your side every step of the way.

If you’re interested in being a foster carer, please complete our enquiry form. We’ll get in touch with you to answer all of your questions.

Intensive Therapeutic Foster Carers needed in NSW

MacKillop is looking for specialised foster carers in NSW to provide one-on-one care for young people aged 12-17 years who need a safe, stable home environment.

Specialised Foster Carers needed in WA

MacKillop is seeking specialised foster carers in Western Australia to care for children and young people who have complex needs, challenging behaviours and trauma experience.

What does it mean to be a foster carer?

Foster care parents, social workers and former foster care children share their experiences in the system. They explain the role of foster care parents and give reasons on why foster care parents are so important.