Real Carer’s Share section of the website hears real stories from current carers talking about their experience as carers for the Department of Children and Families (DCF). The stories allow potential and existing carers to hear joy, challenges and experiences of caring for children and young people.
Members of Foster Care NT have shared their amazing stories about caring for children and young people, what it has been like for them and their family and what it has been like working with DCF. Please read their stories and hear what they have to say.
Carer Story 1
My name is Kathy Huddleston and I have been caring for my granddaughter for almost one year as a Kinship carer for the Department of Children and Families (DCF). I believe it is important to have my granddaughter remain with family and to keep her in community and close to her extended family and friends. One of the main reasons I wanted to care for my granddaughter was to help my family and community... Read Carer Story 1