Research on Fostering and the needs of foster children:


Dr Sara McLean’s Home Page (

University of Siegen Foster Care Research Group (

University of Oxford, Rees Centre for Research on Fostering and Education (

Australian Centre for Child Protection (

Institute of Child Protection Studies (,_institutes_and_centres/centres/institute_of_child_protection_studies)


Support groups for foster parents:


International Foster Care Association (

Connecting Foster and Kinship Carers SA (

Foster Care Association of Victoria (

Foster and Kinship Carers Association Tasmania (

Fostering NSW (

Foster Care Queensland (

Foster Carers Association NT Incorporated (

Foster Care Association of Western Australia Inc (