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Let us match you with the best Fostering Agency in Chatham... FREE.

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We are recruiting both short-term & long-term foster carers in Chatham and surrounding areas including: Gillingham, Maidstone, Dartford, Basildon, Rayleigh, Chelmsford, London, Harlow, Crawley, Hastings, Brompton, Rochester, Hale, Grange & more.

Who Can Foster?

Being a foster parent means caring for a child as part of your family. 

To become a foster parent you need to:

  • be at least 21 years old
  • have at least one spare room
  • be a UK resident or have indefinite leave to remain
  • be able to take care of a child or young person, often on a full-time basis

For how long you take care of the child depends on the sort of foster care needed. It can vary from one evening to years, or until the child is an grown-up.

You might have the ability to foster as well as work. Whether you can depends on the child's circumstances as well as the fostering service you put on. This can be your regional council or an independent fostering agency.

You do not need to possess your home, but generally, you'll be required to have a extra room.

Before you can foster you must pass an evaluation to check that you're able to take care of a child. You will certainly not be examined on your age, ethnic background, sex, marital status, religious beliefs or sex-related alignment.

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Foster Parents Urgently Needed in Chatham, could you help?

Why Choose Us?

Our services are free to use. We specialise in matching you and your unique circumstances with the best fostering agency / agencies in your area.

The Best Fostering Experience

We have aided to place 100's of carers across the UK as well as have over one decade of experience, which means we can provide you the most effective possible assistance required on your journey to aid give a secure as well as risk-free home to children as well as youngsters in care.

Applicants will be evaluated, whether it's your very first time as a foster carer or if you're an experienced foster carer looking to move fostering agencies. We utilize our years of experience to match you with the best fostering agency, assessing abilities, place as well as experience.

We build relationships between carers and fostering agency teams, as well as you'll have an experienced professional accessible to aid 24 hrs a day.

Fostering Values

At iFosterCare.uk, we will certainly always prioritise the safety as well as welfare of the youngsters as well as youngsters in care, by only choosing to collaborate with reliable Fostering Agencies in addition to the training as well as assistance we give to prospective foster carers. To attain this, we comply with 6 core values:

  • Making a Difference
  • Prioritising Safeguarding
  • Championing Care Leavers 
  • Providing Support
  • Advocacy
  • Supporting Staff

Fostering Support

We support all of our prospective foster parents in their journey to ending up being foster carers.

We urgently need more foster carers in Chatham and surrounding areas such as Brompton, Rochester, Hale, Grange, Chattenden, Twydall, Gillingham, Hoo St Werburgh, Walderslade, Cuxton.

All of our foster carers to-be obtain considerable foster training info as well as assistance to ensure that they can give a first-rate foster care service as well as make a genuine distinction to a child or young individual in need. We also work to link our area of foster carers with each other - if you decide to be a foster parent you will certainly have the opportunity to meet our existing carers, hear their foster care tales as well as pick up from their experience.

Also after you have handled a foster child or young individual, you will certainly have the full assistance of our professional team who will certainly be on hand, 24 hrs a day, to answer any kind of questions you might have.

If you live in Chatham and would like to be connected with the best fostering agency in Chatham or have any questions about fostering, becoming a foster parent or fostering a child in Chatham please complete the form near the top of this page.

We are actively looking for foster carers in Chatham, Gillingham, Maidstone, Dartford, Basildon, Rayleigh, Chelmsford, London, Harlow, Crawley, Hastings and across the South East.

If you think you could help foster a child we’d love to hear from you, whatever stage you’re at.