Fostering Children


Fostering children or fostering a child is a rewarding experience

Fostering Children or young people

Looking for information on fostering children? Fostering children and young people is one of the most rewarding things you can do. Perhaps you are thinking about fostering children but don’t know if it’s the right thing for you? Before you go ahead with it, there are a few things to bear in mind.

What does Fostering a child involve?

It’s important to know what fostering involves. Take a look at our What Is Fostering page for a better understanding of what fostering is.

It’s also a good idea to know about what kind of things you may be expected to do on a day-to-day basis as a foster carer. Visit our What Do Foster Carers Do page, to find out what you will typically be expected to do as a foster carer.

Do you have the right qualities to be a foster carer? Find out the personal qualities that we requite in a carer, as well as the practical considerations, on the Our Foster Carers page. And don’t forget to take a look at our Who Can Foster page for further information.

Read up on what kind of support you can expect to receive from us as a foster carer, on the Support For Foster Carers page.

You will also need to find out about the processes involved in applying to become a foster carer. Have a read of Becoming A Foster Carer to find out exactly what’s involved.

By checking out the resources above, you can find out everything you need to know about fostering children.

Need more information on fostering children? Get in touch today. If you’d like to speak to us about any aspect of fostering children, then please call us on 0345 057 3845 or complete our online inquiry form.