Foster Carers

The Department of Child Protection is looking for foster carers for children aged 7-14. Full time and respite foster carers are invited to join the team. They say the ideal carer is a from a family with teenagers or older children, one that is able to provide a supportive and caring home and able to give praise, encouragement and rewards to enhance the child’s self esteem. You receive a fortnightly subsidy of up to $941 tax free. For info see advert in the Comment News Feb 16, p26. Or call 1300 133 705 or email

POSTED 19 Feb 2010