Foster Care & Kinship Care
Foster and Kinship care are ways of providing family life for a child in your own home when they are unable to live with their birth family. As a carer, you can make a huge difference in the lives of vulnerable children.In Victoria, the number of children who cannot live safely at home has risen every year over the last ten years. Traumatised and neglected children need carers to provide a safe and nurturing home. With your help they can heal and look forward to the future.
The need for carers in Victoria is rising:
Become a Foster Carer
No matter what your age, maritial status or sexual orientation, Berry Street is looking for people just like you who can care for a vulnerable child or young person. If you are over 21 and can offer a safe and nurturing home environment, we welcome your application.
Learn more about your eligibility to become a foster carer by reading our Foster Care FAQs. Take the first step today by submitting an online enquiry, or registering for an information session near you.
Not ready to Foster?
Your donation can help provide vital carer training and support so we can ensure a good childhood for vulnerable children like John.