Fostering in Birmingham

Do you live in Birmingham or in the surrounding areas and want to become a foster parent to a child or young person? 

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.

By Phone

Call us at: 

01527839080

Live chat

You can now chat online to help you find your answers. Speak to an FCA member right away.

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Visit an office

Find us at:

Senate House, Saxon Business Park, Hanbury Road, Stoke Prior, Bromsgrove, B60 4AD

How to become a Birmingham foster parent

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 to the life of a young person. What could be more rewarding?

Who are 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

Competitive payments

Local support groups

Local social activities and events

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:

  • Safeguarding
  • 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.

Birmingham Fostering Allowance and Benefits

At Foster Care Associates Birmingham, we believe foster parents should be rewarded for their hard work in changing children’s lives. That’s why we offer an allowance that takes into consideration the demands and cost of foster care. In addition, as a foster parent, you will receive additional benefits, including tax exemption on the first £10,000 you earn per year and additional tax breaks.

View Our Fostering Allowances

Have fun with Foster Care Associates Birmingham

There’s always something fun going on in the Foster Care Associates Midlands region; from theme park trips to fun day picnics to singing in the annual Foster Care Associates Big Sing Off Competition.  We bring everyone together, foster parents, children and young people and regional staff. You will find yourself joining a great community who provide you with a fun support network throughout your fostering journey.

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