All children should have the opportunity to experience a safe and loving family life – regardless of their age. Marist180 helps older children and teenagers find a home where they can be cared for.

What is foster care?

Learn more about what foster caring entails and how you can make a difference in a young person’s life.

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What is foster care

Types of foster care

Types of foster care

Be it for the short or long term, you are able to foster a young person for a variety of time periods depending on what suits you best. Find out more about the different foster care opportunities that you can use to inspire positive change in a young person’s life.

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Who can be a carer?

Becoming a carer is a significant decision that has the potential to change both your life and the life of a young person for the better. Marist180 does not take this opportunity lightly. We strive to match every young person entrusted to us with the right carer(s). Click below to learn more about the qualities we look for in our carer.

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Who can become a carer?

What's unique about Marist180

What’s unique about Marist180 Foster Care

With over 100 years of working with at risk youth in Australia, Marist180 is recognised as one of the leading organisations in Out of Home Care. Find out more about the young people you will inspire, and the supports we will offer you when you decide to embark on your foster care journey with us.

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Begin your foster care journey

Start by letting us know that you are interested in providing a loving home for one of our young people.

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Begin your foster care journey

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