Being a foster parent means caring for a child as part of your family.
To become a foster parent you need to:
For how long you care for the youngster relies on the kind of foster care needed. It can range from one evening to several years, or till the youngster is an adult.
You might be able to work and also foster . Whether you can relies on the youngster's situations and also the fostering solution you relate to. This can be your neighborhood council or an independent fostering agency.
You do not need to possess your home, yet typically, you'll need to have a spare room.
Prior to you can foster you must pass an evaluation to check that you have the ability to care for a youngster. You will not be assessed on your age, ethnicity, sex, marital condition, religion or sexual alignment.
Our services are free to use. We specialise in matching you and your unique circumstances with the best fostering agency / agencies in your area.
We have actually aided to put 100's of carers throughout the UK and also have over one decade of experience, which implies we can provide you the most effective feasible support needed on your journey to help give a secure and also risk-free home to youngsters and also young individuals in treatment.
Applicants will be assessed, whether it's your very first time as a foster carer or if you're an seasoned foster carer seeking to transfer fostering companies. We use our years of experience to match you with the appropriate fostering agency, evaluating capabilities, location and also experience.
We construct relationships in between carers and fostering agency staff, and also you'll have an seasoned specialist accessible to help 24 hours a day.
At iFosterCare.uk, we will constantly prioritise the safety and security and also welfare of the youngsters and also young individuals in treatment, by only choosing to work with respectable Fostering Agencies as well as the training and also support we give to potential foster carers. To accomplish this, we comply with 6 core worths:
We support every one of our prospective foster parents in their journey to becoming foster carers.
All of our foster carers to-be get substantial foster training details and also support to ensure that they can give a superior foster treatment solution and also make a real difference to a youngster or young individual in need. We additionally work to attach our neighborhood of foster carers together - if you choose to be a foster parent you will have the possibility to consult with our existing carers, hear their foster treatment tales and also gain from their experience.
Also after you have actually tackled a foster youngster or young individual, you will have the complete support of our specialist team who will be on hand, 24 hours a day, to respond to any type of questions you might have.
If you live in Cambridge and would like to be connected with the best fostering agency in Cambridge or have any questions about fostering, becoming a foster parent or fostering a child in Cambridge please complete the form near the top of this page.
We are actively looking for foster carers in Cambridge, Stevenage, Bedford, Peterborough, Harlow, Luton, Chelmsford, St Albans, Milton Keynes, Colchester, Hemel Hempstead and across the East of England.
If you think you could help foster a child we’d love to hear from you, whatever stage you’re at.