Foster Care: First Steps course

Explore your potential next steps towards Foster Care.

If you’re wondering if Foster Care is for you, even if you’re still unsure, Foster Care: First Steps is for you.

‘First Steps’ will help deepen your understanding of a faith-based and holistic approach to Foster Care and help you to consider your readiness to pursue it.

Topics include:

  • A Ministry of Reconciliation
  • Understanding Out-of-Home Care
  • What to Expect
  • Trauma and attachment: An introduction
  • Things you can do to prepare
  • The Need for Community
  • Additional reading and resources

Work through the material online at your own pace either individually, with your spouse, or even as a group.

Access Foster Care: First Steps below.

Other Resources


  • A voice for kids. Naomi’s story

  • Doing hard things. Michelle & Steve’s story

  • Making Christmas special for everyone

  • Joseph, Jesus’ non-biological dad

  • ‘Tis the season to be generous

  • No hero needed, just you. Noddy’s story

Your Church and the Homeward Project

Help transform Out-of-home Care in your community.


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