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The UK is expected to be 25,000 Foster Carers short by 2026...
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Let us match you with the best Fostering Agency in Northgate... FREE.

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We are recruiting both short-term & long-term foster carers in Northgate and surrounding areas including: Gillingham, Maidstone, Chatham, Rayleigh, Basildon, Hastings, Dartford, Chelmsford, Colchester, Eastbourne, Canterbury, St Stephens, St Martins, St Dunstans & 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 look after the child depends on the kind of foster care needed. It can range from one night to several years, or up until the child is an adult.

You might be able to foster and also work. Whether you can depends on the child's situations and also the fostering service you put on. This can be your regional council or an independent fostering company.

You do not need to own your residence, however normally, you'll be required to have a extra room.

Prior to you can foster you need to pass an evaluation to examine that you're able to look after a child. You will not be assessed on your age, ethnic background, gender, marital standing, faith or sexual preference.

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Foster Parents Urgently Needed in Northgate, 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 put 100's of carers throughout the UK and also have over ten years of experience, which suggests we can offer you the very best possible assistance required on your trip to assist provide a protected and also secure residence to children and also young individuals in care.

Applicants will be assessed, whether it's your very first time as a foster carer or if you're an skilled foster carer aiming to transfer fostering agencies. We utilize our years of experience to match you with the ideal fostering agency, evaluating abilities, place and also experience.

We develop relationships in between carers and fostering agency teams, and also you'll have an skilled professional accessible to assist 1 day a day.

Fostering Values

At iFosterCare.uk, we will always prioritise the security and also well-being of the young adults and also young individuals in care, by just choosing to work with credible Fostering Agencies along with the training and also assistance we provide to possible foster carers. To achieve this, we follow 6 core worths:

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

Fostering Support

We support all of our possible foster parents in their trip to becoming foster carers.

We urgently need more foster carers in Northgate and surrounding areas such as Canterbury, St Stephens, St Martins, St Dunstans, Harbledown, Sturry, Broad Oak, Bridge, Littlebourne, Chartham.

All of our foster carers to-be receive considerable foster training info and also assistance to ensure that they can provide a top-notch foster care service and also make a real distinction to a child or young adult in need. We likewise work to attach our community of foster carers with each other - if you choose to be a foster parent you will have the chance to consult with our existing carers, hear their foster care tales and also pick up from their experience.

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

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

We are actively looking for foster carers in Northgate, Gillingham, Maidstone, Chatham, Rayleigh, Basildon, Hastings, Dartford, Chelmsford, Colchester, Eastbourne 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.