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Foster care agencies

Foster care agencies recruit, assess and train foster carers.

Once a foster care household becomes approved, the foster care agency provides support and ongoing training to the carer, and matches the carer with children who need their care. 

Foster care information sessions provide further details about becoming a foster carer.

Contact a fostering agency

Agency

Seeking carers for

Telephone

Coverage

Aboriginal Family Support Services (AFSS)

All ages, Aboriginal children

  • emergency care
  • respite care
  • short term care
  • long term care

Adelaide -
8205 1500
Pt Augusta - 8641 0907
Pt Lincoln - 8683 1909
Coober Pedy - 8672 3066
Ceduna - 8625 3466

Adelaide Metro
Barossa, Light and Lower North
Adelaide Hills
Eyre and Western
Yorke and Mid North
Far North

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All ages, both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal children

  • emergency care
  • respite care
  • short term care
  • long term care

Mt Gambier - 8724 9211
Murray Bridge - 8532 6303
Berri - 8582 2344

Limestone Coast
Adelaide Hills
Murray and Mallee
Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island

Anglicare SA

All ages, non-Aboriginal children

  • emergency care
  • respite care
  • short term care
  • long term care

Adelaide - 8131 3456

Adelaide Metro
Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island
Barossa, Light and Lower North
Adelaide Hills

Centacare Catholic Family Services Country SA

All ages, non-Aboriginal children

  • emergency care
  • respite care
  • short term care
  • long term care

Ceduna - 8625 3810
Whyalla - 8640 4900
Pt Lincoln - 8683 0733

Eyre and Western Region

Life without barriersChildren of all ages - respite care and long term care onlyAdelaide - 8415 6900Adelaide Metro
Barossa, Light and Lower North
Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island
Adelaide Hills
Murray and Mallee
Yorke and Mid North
Eyre and Western
Far North

Lutheran Community Care

Children of all ages

  • emergency care
  • respite care
  • short term care
  • long term care

Adelaide - 8337 8787

Adelaide Metro
Barossa, Light & Lower North
Adelaide Hills

Uniting Care Wesley - Country SA

All ages, non-Aboriginal children

  • emergency care
  • respite care
  • short term care
  • long term care

1300 761 477

Yorke and Mid North
Far North Regions

Contact a respite-only foster care agency

Agency

Seeking carers for

Telephone

Coverage

Time for Kids Inc.

Respite care for all ages of children and young people who live with kinship carers.

  • respite care

8440 8500

Adelaide Metro

Adelaide Hills

Barossa, Light & Lower North

Contact a specialist agency

Agency

Seeking carers for

Telephone

Coverage

Centacare

Specialised family based foster care for children aged 1 to 12.
Carers will work as part of a team to reunify children with their family.

  • short term care
  • respite care

8159 1400

Adelaide Metro

Adelaide Hills

Barossa, Light & Lower North

Uniting Communities Foster Care

5 to 17 year olds who need extra support due to a range of disabilities

  • respite care
  • long term care

Adelaide - 8202 5190

Adelaide Metro

Key Assets

Therapeutic Family based foster care for 2 to 17 year olds with high or complex needs

  • respite care
  • long term care

Adelaide - 8274 5900

Adelaide Metro
Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island
Barossa, Light and Lower North Adelaide Hills

Life Without Barriers

Therapeutic family based foster care for 2 to 17 year olds with high or complex behavioural, or disability related needs

  • respite care
  • long term care

Adelaide - 8415 6900

Adelaide Metro
Barossa, Light and Lower North
Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island
Adelaide Hills
Murray and Mallee
Yorke and Mid North
Eyre and Western
Far North
Limestone Coast
 

Contact

Foster Care Services

Telephone: 1300 2 FOSTER (1300 2 367 837)