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South Australia - Glossary Term

Foster Care (c. 1960 - )

c. 1960
Foster Care and Type of 'care'

Foster care is the placement of children in need of care with a substitute family. Previously, this type of care was known as 'boarding out'.


 1856 - c. 1960 Boarding Out
       c. 1960 - Foster Care

Prepared by: Karen George and Gary George