Fostering with us

At Shared Family Care the carers we support come from many different backgrounds and vary as much as the children and young people they look after.  However they all have one thing in common, they are all passionate, motivated and want to assist children and young people in out of home care to be provided with the opportunity to reach their full potential.

Shared Family Care supports both foster and kinship carers which are types of family-based care for children and young people who cannot stay in their own home because they have been harmed or are at risk of harm.

Shared Family Care is a program of Althea Projects Incorporated and is funded by the Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women.  Shared Family Care works in partnership with the department to provide the best possible outcome for children and young people.

At Shared Family Care we are committed to ensuring that as part of the care team we work hard to stay child centred and family focused, and to ensure that the needs of the carers and children are met to a high standard and without delay.

Shared Family Care is located at 296 Ross River Road, Aitkenvale and supports foster and kinship carers in the Townsville, Burdekin, Ingham and Charters Towers region.

For more information about fostering call us on (07) 4779 3332 or enquire online at

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