Could you be the one to help?

This information has been prepared to assist those who are thinking about becoming foster carers for ACT Together. These profiles allow you to consider the types of children and young people who are currently requiring foster care in the act, however are not specific profiles of an individual child or young person currently in care.

Natalie

CAN YOU HELP NATALIE REACH HER DREAMS?


Natalie is 14years old and sought support from her teacher at school when she felt it was not safe for her to return home. Natalie is a charismatic young person with hopes and dreams for her future. Her childhood has meant that she is fiercely independent yet desires a place to belong and be cared for until she is able to and ready to transition to adulthood.

*Names and images changed to protect child's privacy

Baby Koh

BABY KOA NEEDS UNCONDITIONAL LOVE.


Koa is one month old and requires a concurrent carer who is able to care for him while supporting a restoration home to his mother or family, while also willing to provide permanent care should this not be possible. A number of medical concerns have been noted since Koa’s birth and he will require support to attend appointments while these are explored.

*Names and images changed to protect child's privacy

Kareen and Ayesha

JOIN KAREEM and AYESHA’S SUPPORT NETWORK.


The lively and humorous Kareem and Ayesha are in long term care with their grandparents who ACT Together would like to support with monthly respite care. Kareem and Ayesha need respite carers who are open to becoming part of their support network by caring for them once a month. Their carers must be willing and able to embrace Kareem and Ayesha’s cultural and religious needs and would be supported to do so by ACT Together and their family.

*Names and images changed to protect child's privacy

Dylan

CAN YOU BE THE ONE FOR DYLAN?


Dylan is a bright and cheerful 6-year-old needing stability and following the breakdown of his kinship care placement, Dylan has moved several times through short term placements while a long term family is found. Dylan is inquisitive about his surroundings and responds well during one on one interactions.

*Names and images changed to protect children's privacy

Andrew

ARE YOU THE FAMILY ANDREW HAS BEEN WAITING FOR?


Andrew has been in a crisis placement while awaiting long term orders to be made. With no restoration possible, Andrew,12 years old, frequently articulates his desire to live with a family. Andrew is a caring young person who needs support with his education and a commitment to supporting and embracing his Aboriginal culture. Andrew is a keen athlete, playing division one football for a local team and riding his bike on weekends.
Do you have space for Andrew in your home?

*Names and images changed to protect children's privacy


If you think you could be the one to make a difference then call us on 1300 WEFOSTER or fill out our carer enquiry form.