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We are recruiting both short-term & long-term foster carers in Hockley and surrounding areas including: Birmingham, Walsall, Dudley, Solihull, Wolverhampton, Redditch, Tamworth, Coventry, Nuneaton, Worcester, All Saints, Newtown, Lozells, Ladywood & 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 relies on the type of foster care needed. It can vary from one night to several years, or up until the child is an grown-up.

You may be able to work and also foster . Whether you can relies on the child's circumstances and also the fostering service you relate to. This can be your local council or an independent fostering agency.

You do not need to own your residence, however normally, you'll need to have a spare bed room.

Prior to you can foster you need to pass an evaluation to check that you have the ability to care for a child. You will certainly not be assessed on your age, ethnicity, gender, marriage status, faith or sexual preference.

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Foster Parents Urgently Needed in Hockley, 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 assisted to put 100's of carers across the UK and also have more than ten years of experience, which indicates we can use you the very best possible support needed on your journey to assist give a safe and secure and also secure residence to youngsters and also young individuals in care.

Candidates will be assessed, whether it's your very first time as a foster carer or if you're an skilled foster carer seeking to move fostering agencies. We utilize our years of experience to match you with the best fostering agency, analyzing capacities, area and also experience.

We build connections between carers and fostering agency teams, and also you'll have an skilled expert accessible to assist 24-hour a day.

Fostering Values

At iFosterCare.uk, we will certainly constantly prioritise the security and also welfare of the young adults and also young individuals in care, by only choosing to function with trustworthy Fostering Agencies as well as the training and also support we give to possible foster carers. To attain this, we abide by 6 core values:

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

Fostering Support

We assist all of our potential foster mums and dads in their journey to coming to be foster carers.

We urgently need more foster carers in Hockley and surrounding areas such as All Saints, Newtown, Lozells, Ladywood, Birmingham, Birchfield, Merry Hill, Aston, Handsworth Wood, Soho.

Every one of our foster carers to-be receive comprehensive foster training info and also support to make sure that they can give a superior foster care service and also make a actual distinction to a child or young person in need. We likewise function to connect our neighborhood of foster carers with each other - if you decide to be a foster moms and dad you will certainly have the opportunity to satisfy with our existing carers, hear their foster care stories and also gain from their experience.

Also after you have handled a foster child or young person, you will certainly have the full support of our expert group that will certainly be on hand, 24-hour a day, to respond to any type of inquiries you may have.

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

We are actively looking for foster carers in Hockley, Birmingham, Walsall, Dudley, Solihull, Wolverhampton, Redditch, Tamworth, Coventry, Nuneaton, Worcester and across the West Midlands.

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