Foster care is one of the greatest, most rewarding acts of human kindness you can ever be involved with. (It’s also easier than you might think).
Whether you’re single, married, in a relationship, a same sex couple, have your own family already, rent your home, or own it outright, if you can open your heart to a Tasmanian child in need, then we’d love to hear from you.
Most importantly, our carers all share a strong commitment to providing a safe and nurturing environment for children and young people in their care. Our carers are passionate about making a positive difference to children and they are compassionate and resilient.
Our carers are part of a care team approach that are jointly responsible for caring for children and young people.
At Kennerley our foster carers come from all sorts of different backgrounds, and family structures:
There’s also a few compulsory requirements you must possess to be a foster carer,