Foster Care with Fostering People
Welcome to Fostering People
Interested in Fostering? Fostering People provides an excellent package of local support, training and a competitive fostering fee. With a shortage of foster carers, we’re recruiting now.
If you’re interested in fostering we’d love to hear from you. Talk to one of our friendly team on 0800 077 8159 or complete the form on this page.
What we can offer to you:
- 24 hour support, every day of the year from an agency which is recognised for its outstanding service
- Regular visits from one of our own local, suitably qualified and experienced social workers
- A generous fostering allowance
- Locally based support groups
- Initial and continuing training and development opportunities
- Paid respite or a financial contribution towards an annual holiday
- Fun social activities
Children and young people can be placed in foster care for many different reasons; it may be that the parents are going through a difficult period or that the child has been abused or neglected. We’re looking for foster carers that can provide a stable family environment so that children who haven’t had the best start in life can feel safe, secure and start to achieve their full potential.
We’ll train and support you to become a true professional in your role as a foster carer. With our 24 hour local support you’ll never feel alone.
Could I Foster?
We really don’t mind if you’re married, single, co-habiting or in a same sex relationship. All we ask is that your relationship is stable and you have been living with each other for a year or more.
You don’t need to have had children or worked with young people professionally, although this can help in the skills and experience you have to offer. Life skills are essential and for this reason we are unlikely to approve anyone under the age of 25.
What’s really important to us is that you enjoy the company of young people, have a sense of humour and the ability to see the positives wherever possible.
If this is you, we’d love to hear from you.
0800 077 8159 or fill in the form on this page.
Enquire with us
You’ve probably got a few questions before deciding whether fostering’s right for you. That’s where we can help. For honest advice on fostering with us, please fill in the form below and one of our friendly fostering experts will get back to you.