Can a foster carer receive any benefits if they do not have a child in placement?

Answer no

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Can a foster carer do child minding?

no not really having a that job anyway is like being a child minder they could in a way but i don't see why they would want to.

When can a foster carer have contact with an adopted child after it has moved on?

You can't contact the child until they are adults unless the adoptive parents let you. When they are adults they decide for themselves.

Will you still receive funds after adopting your foster child?

This varies from state to state. You will no longer receive a stipend or board rate, but may qualify for an adoption subsidy. Generally you will only qualify if the child is a special needs child ... Read More »

Can you become a foster carer if you have been abused?

Depends on what happened and how you are today etc. They make a personal evaluation of everyone who apply.