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Expression of Interest - Foster and kinship carer

Becoming a carer is a serious decision for any family and is as challenging as it is rewarding.

Completing this expression of interest form is one of the first formal steps to become a foster and kinship carer. It is important you've thought about how this decision will affect your life, your lifestyle, and your family and friends.

  1. I have read the information about becoming a foster and kinship carer. *
  2. If 'No', please read the information about becoming a foster and kinship carer before proceeding with this expression of interest.

  3. Privacy notice

    The Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services is collecting your personal information (and the personal information of your partner if you live together) for foster carer and kinship carer recruitment and administration purposes. The information in this form will be provided to Foster Care Queensland who will contact you (and possibly your partner if you live together) to discuss your expression of interest and respond to any queries you may have. This information may also be provided to a foster and kinship carer organisation in your local area to progress your expression of interest. Your personal information will be handled in accordance with the Information Privacy Act 2009 (Qld).

  4. Are you 18 or over? *
  5. You must be over 18 to proceed with this expression of interest.

  6. Have you previously enquired about becoming a foster or kinship carer?
  7. If 'yes' what was the outcome? * (If you chose 'Yes' above)
  8. What type of care are you considering providing? *
  9. About you
    1. Sex *
    2. What ethnic background do you identify with? Select all that apply *
    3. (If you chose 'Other' above)
  10. Your contact details
    1. Name
    2. Home address
    3. Is your postal address different to the address above? *
    4. Postal address (If you chose 'Yes' above)
      1. Address
    5. Is this your: *
    6. What is your preferred method of contact? *
    7. What is the best time to contact you? *
  11. Do you live with a partner? *
  12. Your partner's details (If you chose 'Yes' above)
    1. Partner's name
  13. Would you like an information pack? *
  14. (If you chose 'Yes' above)
    1. How would you like to receive your information pack? *
    2. (If you chose 'Download an information pack online' above)

      Download the online information pack

      Visit https://publications.qld.gov.au/dataset/foster-and-kinship-care-information-pack to download the information pack resources.

  15. What influenced your decision to apply to become a foster carer? Select all that apply *
    1. (If you chose 'Other' above)
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9 September 2015
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