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Foster care

Support those who need your help

If you are interested in becoming a foster carer, we can help. Come along to one of our Uniting foster care information sessions being held in October and November, and we’ll provide you with everything you need to know.

Please click on your preferred location below to register:


Macksville – 23 October
12.00–2.00pm and 6.00–8.00pm
Macksville Ex Services Club
16 Cooper St
Macksville
Register for a session

Grafton – 24 Oct
12.00–2.00pm and 6.00–8.00pm
Grafton Library
144 Pound St
Grafton
Register for a session

Woolgoolga – 25 October
12.00–2.00pm and 6.00–8.00pm
Woolgoolga Diggers
17 Beach St
Woolgoolga
Register for a session

Coffs Harbour – 31 October
12.00–2.00pm and 6.00–8.00pm
Uniting Burnside Family Centre
7 Maclean St
Coffs Harbour
Register for a session

Forster – 31 October
12.00–2.00pm and 6.00–8.00pm
Forster Tuncurry Golf Club
Strand St
Forster
Register for a session

Wauchope – 1 November
12.00–2.00pm and 6.00–8.00pm
Wauchope Country Club
24 King St
Wauchope
Register for a session

Laurieton – 2 November
12.00–2.00pm and 6.00–8.00pm
Laurieton United Services Club
2 Seymour St
Laurieton
Register for a session


Uniting has a history of providing out-of-home care in NSW for more than 100 years.

Our programs offer a range of short and long term care options for children and young people including foster care, residential care, intensive foster care and supported family group homes.

Children and young people entering Out-of-Home Care have often lived through varying degrees of trauma, loss and separation in their short lives. We know such experiences can impact greatly upon their cognitive and social development. We believe working together with carers as a care team is the best way to provide support tailored to the needs of the child or young person in care.

Our locations

Find out-of-home care locations

Uniting Out-of-Home Care (OOHC) programs operate in:

Get in touch

Our customer service team is available from Monday – Friday, 8.00am – 6.00pm AEST.

To find a program near you and your family, use our service finder.

Call us on 1800 864 846 (1800 UNITING).

Email us at ask@uniting.org