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

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We are recruiting both short-term & long-term foster carers in Hartlepool and surrounding areas including: Middlesbrough, Sunderland, Darlington, Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne, Chesterfield, Lincoln, Mansfield, Nottingham, Derby, Bellevue, Old Town, Longhill, Middleton & 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 take care of the child depends upon the kind of foster care needed. It can range from one evening to years, or up until the child is an adult.

You may be able to foster as well as function. Whether you can depends upon the child's circumstances as well as the fostering service you apply to. This can be your neighborhood council or an independent fostering agency.

You do not require to have your home, but normally, you'll be required to have a spare bedroom.

Prior to you can foster you must pass an analysis to check that you have the ability to take care of a child. You will certainly not be examined on your age, ethnic culture, sex, marital standing, faith or sexual preference.

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Foster Parents Urgently Needed in Hartlepool, 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 actually helped to place 100's of carers throughout the UK as well as have more than one decade of experience, which means we can use you the very best feasible support needed on your journey to assist offer a safe as well as safe home to children as well as young people in care.

Applicants will be assessed, whether it's your very first time as a foster carer or if you're an seasoned foster carer wanting to move fostering companies. We utilize our years of experience to match you with the ideal fostering agency, assessing capabilities, location as well as experience.

We construct partnerships in between carers and agency personnel, as well as you'll have an seasoned professional accessible to assist 24 hr a day.

Fostering Values

At iFosterCare.uk, we will certainly always prioritise the safety as well as welfare of the youngsters as well as young people in care, by only choosing to collaborate with trustworthy Fostering Agencies as well as the training as well as support we offer to possible foster carers. To accomplish this, we stick to six core values:

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

Fostering Support

We support all of our potential foster parents in their journey to coming to be foster carers.

We urgently need more foster carers in Hartlepool and surrounding areas such as Bellevue, Old Town, Longhill, Middleton, Foggy Furze, West Park, Hart, Elwick, Monk Hesleden, Blackhall Colliery.

All of our foster carers to-be get comprehensive foster training details as well as support to ensure that they can offer a first-class foster care service as well as make a real difference to a child or young adult in need. We additionally function to connect our area of foster carers with each other - if you decide to be a foster parent you will certainly have the possibility to meet with our existing carers, hear their foster care stories as well as gain from their experience.

Also after you have actually tackled a foster child or young adult, you will certainly have the full support of our professional team who will certainly get on hand, 24 hr a day, to answer any type of concerns you may have.

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

We are actively looking for foster carers in Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Sunderland, Darlington, Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne, Chesterfield, Lincoln, Mansfield, 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.