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Foster care stories and news

Read about people who are foster carers with Baptcare - how they made the decision to get started, the highs and lows, and what they have learned along the way.

Plus, get helpful information from the Baptcare foster care team. We talk to people in the Melbourne's northern and western suburbs every day to help them understand if foster care is right for their lives and what it takes to start the process.

5 things you need to know about becoming a foster carer

11 Jul 2016

Five things you need to know about becoming a foster carer

Foster Care 101 – training to be a carer

29 Apr 2016

Foster care 101: training to be a carer

Foster Care: Starting the Conversation

24 Mar 2016

Foster care: starting the conversation

How fostering benefits your own children

12 Jan 2016

How fostering benefits your own children

Bonding with children in foster care

19 Nov 2015

Bonding with children in foster care

We salute the foster dads

04 Sep 2015

We salute the foster dads

8 surprising traits of good foster carers

31 Jul 2015

Eight surprising traits of good foster carers

Your first foster care placement – expect the unexpected

23 Jun 2015

Your first foster care placement – expect the unexpected

Busy bees make a difference through respite care

22 May 2015

Busy bees make a difference through foster care

Keeping kids safe with emergency care

15 Apr 2015

Keeping kids safe with emergency care