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Your first foster child
Who can foster?
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Can I work & foster?
Can I foster if I have pets?
Is there an age limit on fostering?
LGBTQ+ Foster Parents
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Why you need a spare room
Role of a foster parent
How will fostering affect my family
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Frequently Asked Questions about fostering
Statement of purpose
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Therapeutic foster care
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Tax and National Insurance
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Feedback form for older birth children
What is the date of your parent(s) annual review?
Which region do you live in?
What have you enjoyed about being part of a foster family?
What have you not liked about being part of a fostering family?
How have things changed for you personally?
Are there times when you wish you did not foster?
e.g. at school/ with friends/ other activities?
Who do you talk to about fostering things?
Is there anything you would like to say about Fostering People?
Would you like to talk to other people who are in the same position as you?
If you are under 18, would you be interested in becoming part of the Children’s Council?
This is a group of fostered children and birth children who meet locally with a Fostering People social worker to discuss any aspects of fostering, which helps the agency to make further improvements to the service we provide.