3rd August 2021

Baptcare’s little Sam wins art prize!

One of Baptcare’s lovely Victorian foster children Sam*, aged seven, won first prize in the 2020 Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency Art Competition for painting the Aboriginal flag below as a celebration of last year’s NAIDOC theme “Always Was, Always Will Be”. 

Sam included two cut outs of her hands set against a large yellow sun, and a serpent snake decorated with the traditional colours of the Aboriginal flag. What a budding little artist she is! 

We take the time to celebrate Sam for her achievements and all the amazing foster carers who continue to make a difference in the lives of God’s wonderful children. 

Becoming a Foster Carer 

If you would like to help a child in need foster care is a great way to do it. There are lots of different options for providing foster care, depending on your lifestyle and needs.  

Baptcare is here to support you from your first call or email. We provide training, answer your questions and offer you ongoing support 24/7. Even if you don’t think you’re ready to become a carer we’re here to talk to you about what’s involved. 

‘The satisfaction of seeing a child improve is amazing.’

—Alan, 47, foster carer & shift worker – Melton 

For more information, visit Baptcare.


*Name has been changed 

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