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

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We are recruiting both short-term & long-term foster carers in Gateshead and surrounding areas including: Newcastle upon Tyne, Sunderland, Hartlepool, Darlington, Middlesbrough, Chesterfield, Mansfield, Lincoln, Nottingham, Derby, Deckham, Saltwell, Battle Field, St Lawrence & 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

How much time you care for the child depends on the sort of foster care needed. It can vary from one evening to several years, or until the child is an grown-up.

You may be able to foster as well as function. Whether you can depends on the child's scenarios as well as the fostering service you relate to. This can be your local council or an independent fostering company.

You do not require to own your home, however generally, you'll be required to have a extra bedroom.

Before you can foster you should pass an assessment to check that you have the ability to care for a child. You will certainly not be evaluated on your age, ethnic culture, sex, marital status, faith or sex-related alignment.

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Foster Parents Urgently Needed in Gateshead, 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 helped to position 100's of carers throughout the UK as well as have over ten years of experience, which indicates we can supply you the most effective possible assistance needed on your journey to assist provide a risk-free as well as protected home to youngsters as well as youths in treatment.

Applicants will be evaluated, whether it's your very first time as a foster carer or if you're an knowledgeable foster carer looking to transfer fostering companies. We utilize our years of experience to match you with the best fostering agency, assessing capacities, area as well as experience.

We construct connections between carers and fostering agency staff, as well as you'll have an knowledgeable professional on hand to assist 1 day a day.

Fostering Values

At iFosterCare.uk, we will certainly always prioritise the safety and security as well as well-being of the youngsters as well as youths in treatment, by only picking to deal with respectable Fostering Agencies along with the training as well as assistance we provide to potential foster carers. To accomplish this, we follow six core worths:

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

Fostering Support

We assist all of our possible foster parents in their journey to becoming foster carers.

We urgently need more foster carers in Gateshead and surrounding areas such as Deckham, Saltwell, Battle Field, St Lawrence, St Peters, Newcastle upon Tyne, Byker, Felling, Elswick, Dunston.

Every one of our foster carers to-be obtain substantial foster training information as well as assistance to ensure that they can provide a top-notch foster treatment service as well as make a real distinction to a child or young adult in need. We also function to link our community of foster carers together - if you determine to be a foster moms and dad you will certainly have the possibility to meet our existing carers, hear their foster treatment tales as well as gain from their experience.

Even after you have handled a foster child or young adult, you will certainly have the full assistance of our professional team who will certainly get on hand, 1 day a day, to answer any inquiries you may have.

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

We are actively looking for foster carers in Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne, Sunderland, Hartlepool, Darlington, Middlesbrough, Chesterfield, Mansfield, Lincoln, Nottingham, Derby and across the North East.

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