Become A Foster Carer And Make A Difference

Foster carers support children who have suffered traumatic early life experiences. Foster carers literally changes lives.

Become A Foster Carer And Make A Difference

Foster carers support children who have suffered traumatic early life experiences. Foster carers literally changes lives.

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Are you thinking about becoming a foster carer? Fostering can be an incredibly enriching and rewarding experience for both a foster carer and the young people they look after.

    Support Provided To Our Carers

    UK Fostering is an independent fostering agency and was set up by a team of dedicated professionals who are passionate about changing the lives of children. We provide children and local authorities with fully trained, compassionate and competent foster care, when they need it most. Together, we quite literally change lives.

    Support Provided To Our Carers

    UK Fostering is an independent fostering agency and was set up by a team of dedicated professionals who are passionate about changing the lives of children. We provide children and local authorities with fully trained, compassionate and competent foster care, when they need it most. Together, we quite literally change lives.

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    Questions About Fostering

    Fostering refers to looking after a child who is currently unable to live with their family. To address the emotional needs and care for such children, foster carers (assessed and approved at panel) receive initial ongoing training and support to be able to care for a child or young person through what may be a confusing and emotional time for that child.. 

    What is foster care?

    Foster care is a way of offering children and young people a home while their own family are unable to look after them. This can be for a variety of reasons, from temporary illness to issues such as abuse within their home or the death of a primary carer.

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    What do foster carers do?

    Foster carers need to have a broad range of skills and qualities, including being a great listener, having a good sense of humour, being optimistic, having their feet firmly on the ground and showing resilience.

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    What are different types of fostering?

    The types of fostering we offer at UK Fostering range from emergency placements to planned placements, as well as more specialised types of foster care such as therapeutic fostering and remand fostering.

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    What is fostering allowance?

    At UK Fostering we feel it’s important that our foster carers are treated as professionals and that we pay a competitive foster carer allowance for their work and skills.

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