Want to foster?

Ordinary people make extraordinary foster carers.

It really is that simple.

You don’t need to be married to foster. Or in a couple. Or straight. You don’t even have to own your home.

In fact, our carers come from all sorts of backgrounds. But they do have a few things in common. They’re patient, enthusiastic and dedicated. And truly committed to the children in their care.

Sound like you too? Brilliant. Because that’s what you need to become a foster carer – that and a few other things.

Start your fostering journey

Before you apply to become a foster carer, there are a few things you’ll want to think about – like the affect that fostering will have on your own family and the fees and allowances you’ll receive.

But you can forget the myths. It doesn’t take a superhero to be a foster carer. Just people like you, an agency like us and the best support there is.

If you would like to know more about applying to become a foster carer or have a question, please call 0800 023 4561 and one of our dedicated fostering advisors will be happy to help.