Become a foster parent in Birmingham
If you have a spare room, are over the age of 21 and have the heart and home to offer to a young person, Foster Care Associates Birmingham would love to hear from you.
With over 80,000 children within the Fostering system within the UK as of March 2020, you could be helping a child in need of a loving space call Birmingham their new home.
Care is at the heart of everything we do here in Birmingham. It’s pivotal to supporting families, children and young people in order to provide them with the best possible opportunities for the future. Fostering in Birmingham helps local children and teens find the support they need. By offering your home as safe space and emotional guidance and support to those most in need, you could make a real difference to a young person's life.
Set up by a former foster parent and former social worker in 1994, Foster Care Associates has grown to become one of the largest independent fostering agencies in the UK. Our vision has always been to invest in and nurture high standards in foster care. Choose to foster with us and you’ll receive an extensive local support network, excellent training, 24/7 advice and a rewarding new career.
If you’re interested in becoming a foster parent, please get in touch with our friendly team today. Or, download our beginner’s guide to fostering a child to discover what’s involved.
How to start fostering in Birmingham
When you choose to join the Foster Care Associates family in Birmingham, you will be joining an amazing fostering provider. You’ll receive a generous financial allowance, 24/7 support and fantastic training opportunities. But more importantly, you’ll also have the chance to make a real difference in the life of a young person.
What could be more rewarding?
Who is FCA Birmingham?
Set up by a former foster parent and former social worker in 1994, Foster Care Associates has grown to become one of the largest independent fostering agencies in the UK.
Our vision has always been to invest in and nurture high standards in foster care. Choose to foster with us and you’ll receive an extensive local support network, excellent training, 24/7 advice and a rewarding new career.
Benefits of working with FCA
24/7 advice service
Excellent ongoing training
Access to your local fostering team
Local support groups
Local social activities and events
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24/7 fostering support in Birmingham
Here at Foster Care Associates Birmingham, we pride ourselves as being a friendly and welcoming group of people, who strive to make a difference to children and families lives.
In order to support our foster parents and children and young people in the best possible way, we have a regional group of highly skilled social workers and our own therapist who are brimming with experience and knowledge.
As well as continued around the clock support from your regional team, we provide you with ongoing training to help develop your skills throughout your fostering journey, including:
- First Aid
- Child exploitation
- Attachment and child development
- Trauma and bereavement
- Equality and diversity
It’s really important to us in Birmingham that we welcome you into the Foster Care Associates family. That’s why we hold local support groups on a regular basis, to give you the time to reflect, share achievements and advice. All of which helps to build your support network with other foster parents in and around the region.
Business Support Manager
Fostering Service Manager, South
Fostering Service Manager, Central Team
Cities/towns we cover:
- East Sussex
- Great Yarmouth
- Isle of Wight
- Milton Keynes
- Newcastle upon Tyne
- North Tyneside
- North Yorkshire
- South Tyneside
- South Yorkshire
- West Sussex
- West Yorkshire