Every foster child is an individual. That’s why Fostering People offer various kinds of fostering placements for children and young people, which have been designed around their needs.
The types of fostering you can offer will depend on your personal preferences and circumstances, but many of our foster parents are approved to offer more than one type of placement. We offer specialised training, so you can fully support a child or young person, in your chosen fostering placement.
The different types of foster care placements we provide to children:
Short term fostering
Short term fostering involves caring for a child or young person on a temporary basis for a few days, weeks, months or even a couple of yearsRead More
Long term fostering
Long term fostering or permanence fostering as it is called in Scotland involves looking after a child or young person on a permanent basis until they reach adulthood and are ready to live independently.Read More
For a variety of reasons, children can need foster care in an emergency, where there is no time for introductions prior to a child coming to live with a foster family.Read More
We are committed to keeping siblings together wherever possible. Can you provide a home for two or more brothers or sisters?Read More
Fostering teenagers can be much easier and a lot more fun, than you may think.Read More
Parent and child
For different reasons a mother and baby may need assistance and support from foster parents.Read More
Sanctuary seeking fostering
Sanctuary seeking fostering involves caring for a young asylum seeker, who has been separated from their family and is either alone in the UK or with their siblings.Read More
Step down fostering
Step down fostering is a specialist placements enable young people to make the transition from living in institutional settings, such as a children’s home, to a family environment.Read More
Take your first step to becoming a foster parent today
If you’re interested in becoming a foster parent and would like to learn more, then we’d love to hear from you.
Simply fill in the form below and one of our friendly team will be in touch.