Become A Foster Parent in Birmingham
Do you live in Birmingham and want to become a foster parent? Each year, we receive hundreds of referrals, for a wide variety of fostering placement types.
The UK has a shortage of foster parents and you could help change that. 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.
Last year the Birmingham region received over 691 referrals for children that needed to be given a chance of a stable loving home environment. 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. If you’re over the age of 21 and have a spare room, you can be the difference a child needs by fostering in Birmingham.
Become A Foster Parent With Foster Care Associates 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 agency 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.
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?
Join us, and you’ll get access to one of the best foster parent packages out there, including:
- 24/7 advice service
- Excellent ongoing training
- Access to your local fostering team
- Competitive payments
- Local support groups and social events
Find out how you could change a child’s life today – fill in our short enquiry form and we’ll get back to you with all the information you need
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 Foster Care 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 give advice. We find all of the above 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 Care Associates Birmingham foster parent, you will receive additional benefits, including tax exemption on the first £10,000 you earn per year and additional tax breaks
Have fun with Foster Care Associates Birmingham
There’s always something fun going on in the Foster Care Associates West 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, all children and young people and regional staff. You will find yourself joining a great community of foster parents’ staff and children who will provide you with a fun support network throughout your fostering journey.
How To Become A Foster Parent With Foster Care Associates Birmingham
To become a foster parent with Foster Care Associates Birmingham or for further information please enquire today, by getting in touch or by the following options below:
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