Becoming a foster carer is one of the most rewarding things you can do…
… But what’s involved in becoming a foster carer?
Many people ask ‘can I foster?’ The answer is mostly likely to be yes! But becoming a foster parent sounds like there’s a lot of paper work involved. This guide will bring some clarity on what is involved in becoming a foster parent
So who can foster?
There are many misconceptions about who can foster, but in reality if pretty much anyone can apply to foster as long as they have a spare room and a passion and interest in being around and caring for children.
You are eligible to apply to foster regardless of whether you are:
The fostering process
When you apply to become a foster carer with Apple Fostering, there are a number of steps that you will go through:
Training to help you become a foster carer
As part of the preparation and assessment potential foster carers’ complete fostering training. Training is available from Apple fostering to ensure you deliver the highest standard of care. Specific training is available to match
the requirements of children who need to be cared for. Foster carers receive ongoing training throughout their time with apple fostering to ensure that they pass their annual review and successfully provide for the children they look after.
At Apple fostering we aim to deliver the highest standards on behalf of children and young people. We follow the fostering regulations with great detail to ensure that our carers deliver the best support for children.
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