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What you need to know about becoming a foster carer, how relative and kinship care is different and support for foster caring.
Foster care is provided to children and young people who are unable to live with their own families. Foster carers support families by caring for children while parents get help to change.
Relative or kinship care is a type of care that places a child or young person with a relative or someone they already know, for example a grandparent.
We acknowledge Aboriginal people as the First Nations Peoples of NSW and pay our respects to Elders past, present, and future.
Informed by lessons of the past, Department of Communities and Justice is improving how we work with Aboriginal people and communities. We listen and learn from the knowledge, strength and resilience of Stolen Generations Survivors, Aboriginal Elders and Aboriginal communities.
You can access our apology to the Stolen Generations.