What is Fostering?

Fostering is a way of providing a safe and nurturing environment for somebody else’s child in your own home when they are unable to live with their birth family

Why Should I foster?

In March 2016 there were 70,440 children in care (Ofsted, 2017). Of these 51,850 children were in foster placements. More foster carers are needed to improve outcomes for children in care.

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Can I Foster?

Do you have the determination, the time and energy to support a child and if you’re over the age of 25, you could foster. Take our quick quiz to see find out more.

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