Marymead Foster Care is in urgent need of carers who are willing to provide a safe and nurturing home for children and young people (0-18 years) for occasional weekends, weeks, months or even years, Marymead will provide financial assistance, ongoing training and caseworker support.

Please contact us for more information.

About Marymead

Marymead provides foster care for children and young people from just one night to a whole lifetime and welcomes a diverse range of individuals and couples as carers.

Marymead is a well-respected, community based not-for-profit organisation with a 47 year history of providing a range of support services to children, young people and families.

Today Marymead is built on the firm foundations of the past, meets the challenges of the present and will continue to change to confront future needs throughout Canberra and regional NSW. Marymead presently works with approximately 2,000 children and families each year.

Our Purpose

Building futures for children, young people and their families.

Our Commitment

Marymead is passionate about providing innovative, quality services for children and young people aged up to 25 years, and their families, during times of need.

Our Values... we;

Focus on children and young people
Believe that change is possible
Recognise the importance of belonging to the well-being of everyone
Behave with integrity and compassion
Provide responsive, caring and accountable services
Respect and embrace diversity.


  • Street: 255 Goyder St Narrabundah
  • Postcode: 2604
  • State: ACT


  • Call: 02 6162 5800
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