Carer Stories

The following stories were collected during 2018 as part of a Charles Darwin University Social Work student placement project. While names have been amended for privacy purposes, all other details are real and reflect the true views and experiences of current foster and kinship carers.

Ann and Bob

Evelyn and Martin

Helen and Tom

Ruth and Wayne

Steve and Sue


"We chose to care...because we could and we couldn't sit back and not help"