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Gift of foster caring

Fostering can be just as life-changing for a carer as it is for a child in need of a supportive and safe environment. Three local foster carers share their stories of being part of Centacare Catholic Family Services’ circle of care.

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A little love goes a long way

Demand for foster carers in South Australia is at an all-time high as more and more children are identified as ‘at risk’ by the authorities. One Adelaide couple doing their best to give these children a better start in life is Lyn and Roy Matthews. They spoke to JENNY BRINKWORTH about the rewarding experience of being part of Centacare’s foster care program.