Find out how to become a foster or kinship carer, or information if you are an existing carer.
Find out about ongoing training that is provided to existing foster and kinship carers.
If you are a child or young person in care, here's where you can find helpful information, including guidance for when you transition to independence.
It is our responsibility to ensure that children and young people in the child protection system are cared for in a safe and accountable way. Find out what this involves.
We are committed to working in partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to keep Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people safe within their own families and communities wherever possible. Find out how we do this.
When ongoing intervention with a child or young person and their family involves placing the child or young person away from their parents' care, our department is required to ensure that the child is assured a safe and acceptable standard of care.
Access contact information for the Foster and Kinship Carer Support Line, community foster care agencies, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander foster care agencies, and peak bodies and advocacy groups.
Access publications including fact sheets, brochures, forms, guides, policies and procedures relating to foster and kinship care.