Why do Children and Youth Come into Care?

Children in foster care range in age from newborn infants to youth of 19 years and come from a variety of cultural and religious backgrounds. They come into care for many different reasons. These reasons rarely occur in isolation, and many children will have experienced more than one.

  • Neglect
  • Emotional abuse
  • Physical abuse
  • Sexual abuse
  • Child has support needs
  • Family Violence
  • Parents or Guardian Deceased
  • Family is unable or unwilling to provide care

Whether you are interested in becoming a full time foster parent, a relief/respite provider, or a temporary/emergency home, you will find this information useful. Contact us for more information or to take the next step.