Colin Foster

Family Coach: Family by Family

Colin has worked in both government and non-government organisations over the last 25 years.

Starting his career as a Youth Worker for the Department of Family & Community Services he has primarily been involved in statutory child protection, including 11 years at the Kings Cross and Central Sydney Adolescent Unit.

He has also worked in a number of roles within Corrective Services including intensive drug and alcohol programs, as a prison officer, a welfare officer and an official visitor. In addition he has also been a manager caseworker for Brighter Futures, including family mediation for UnitingCare Burnside’s Reconnect Program.

Colins role with Family by Family brings his passion for child protection and experience as a coach together so that lives can be improved.