Carer Information Sessions


Have you ever thought about becoming a Foster Carer?

Burdekin Foster Carers are made up of people from all walks of life with various backgrounds, skills and experience.

We provide training and on-the-ground support to ensure that our Foster Carers are enabled to offer safe, stable and nurturing environments for our young people. To find out more, take the first step and attend an information session, all upcoming dates are listed below.

Join our next Burdekin Foster Carer Information Session

Thursday 16th Dec 2021 from 6:00pm - 7:30pm

The session after this will be:

Thursday 27th January 2022 6:00pm - 7:30pm

If you are interested in joining us online for our next information session, or you want to ask some questions beforehand, please contact our staff by ringing Michelle and Sarah on 02 8976 1777 or drop us a line by email to carer@burdekin.org.au

Information sessions will be held monthly on the last Thursday of each month from 6:00pm - 7:30pm

For all our upcoming information sessions you will have the option to join in-person at one of our offices (TBC closer to the date) or online via zoom.

For more information, please visit our Become a Burdekin Foster Carer page and our Burdekin Foster Carer FAQs page.

Dates in 2022:

Thursday 24th February 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Thursday 31st March 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Thursday 28th April 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Thursday 26th May 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Meet our Burdekin Foster Carers


Meet Beth and Ange, Burdekin foster carers who talk about the rewarding experiences of looking after 3 young people in need of a safe and nurturing home. Being a Foster carer isn’t easy, but the impact that consistent caring adults can make in the life of a young person in need is extraordinary.


Jill and Tom began their carer journey years ago, with no previous fostering experience, but with open hearts and minds and a real desire to make a difference.


When Jill and Tom started their fostering journey they had no previous experience and didn’t know what to expect. What they ended up experiencing were the many unexpected rewards that come from just wanting to make a difference.