Why Choose Foster Care Associates?
Payments and rewards for foster parents
At FCA we acknowledge and value all the great work our foster parents do. That's why, along with a generous fostering allowance, you'll receive:
- Two bonus payments each year of £250 in summer and £250 in winter
- An additional annual appreciation bonus from £150 up to £1,000 depending on length of service with us
- Generous mileage allowance for travel to attend our training and support groups
- Discount scheme offering fantastic discounts across hundreds of high street names, online stores and supermarkets
- Paid for family activities throughout the year
- A special gift or experience for each fostering milestone you hit
A family-feel, Inclusive Community
Being one of the largest and most reputable agencies mean we are a trusted partner for local authorities throughout the UK.
Our services are in high demand across the country, which means once you become an approved foster family with us, it wonʼt be long before youʼll be making a difference in a childʼs life. However, just because we are large, doesnʼt mean weʼre impersonal. At FCA we are one big family. Our regional teams and offices up and down the country mean youʼll have local support, events, and services tailored to you
See what our foster parents say about fostering with us...
Allison and Sylvain
"If you're already thinking about fostering go for it and have a chat with FCA. You will not regret it because it transforms you as a person when you're looking after someone who is vulnerable and just needs to feel safe”.
“Foster care is not without its challenges, but there are so many little moments that make it amazing. Watching my young person grow, make their own decisions, have new life experiences!"
Delia and Franz
We find fostering so rewarding, we do not consider it as a job, it’s a way of life. Looking after children and watching them flourish in life is amazing and we thoroughly enjoy it and would recommend anyone who can, to give this a go.”