Foster Care Week: Fostering has a learning curve

Foster carers Kate Bourchier and Erica Credlin took in their first foster child this year. 
Picture: Louise Barker

Foster carers Kate Bourchier and Erica Credlin took in their first foster child this year. Picture: Louise Barker

THE idea of becoming foster parents had been a topic of conversation for multiple years before Erica Credlin and Kate Bourchier finally took the plunge.

While neither has any biological children, they have plenty of hands-on experience, having worked at local schools.

After Ms Credlin completed the Kokoda Track with MASP in 2016, the pair made the decision to become foster parents last year and took in their first foster child earlier this year.

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