1 August 2019
The power of one dedicated foster carer
At age 15, Maya* was shoplifting, drinking and smoking, and often missed school. She had already had many short-term foster care placements when she was placed with single foster carer, Jeannette*.“...
29 May 2019
Foster to adoption brings new beginnings
When Natalie* ended up in a wheelchair after contracting a staph infection in her spine following a routine laparoscopy, she and her partner Grant* had to face some hard truths. Although the laparosco...
7 May 2019
Max's journey to finding a stable family
When he found his mother lying on the floor not moving, 5-year-old Max’s destiny was changed in an instant.Max* phoned 000 and suddenly the house was filled with emergency workers – police, parame...
21 February 2019
A sense of fulfilment money can’t buy
When Ella arrived at her foster home, she was stressed, pushed boundaries and frequently acted out. No wonder really - her parents were separated and struggling with alcohol issues. Ella’s carer, M...