Who can be a foster carer

The “best wedding present ever” for Kathryn and Ben Lawson was the news that they’d been approved as foster carers. It came a few days before their nuptials and a year after they took the first step on an in-depth assessment and preparation journey with Uniting,...

Christmas is a time when families come together. In the Christmas of 2017, 48-year-old Tina Murphy ventured on a six-hour return drive across NSW for her adopted son to be with his blood family. Rylie was just nine days old when he joined Tina’s family. Back then,...

Growing up Felicity was surrounded by foster children in her parent’s home and knew she always wanted to become a carer herself too. But she always thought she would do it after she had married and had her own biological children. When she reached her 30s...

With more than 300 children in NSW awaiting placements with foster carers, Uniting are appealing for people to help. The not-for-profit organisation currently has 380 children placed in foster care in NSW and states now is the time for those interested to make the leap. Here’s a...