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We are recruiting both short-term & long-term foster carers in Oxford and surrounding areas including: Reading, Milton Keynes, Bracknell, Slough, Hemel Hempstead, Basingstoke, Northampton, Luton, Watford, St Albans, Jericho, Headington Hill, Cold Harbour, Botley & 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

Exactly how long you take care of the child depends upon the kind of foster care needed. It can vary from one night to years, or until the child is an adult.

You may be able to foster and also function. Whether you can depends upon the child's conditions and also the fostering service you put on. This can be your local council or an independent fostering firm.

You do not require to own your residence, but typically, you'll be required to have a spare room.

Prior to you can foster you should pass an assessment to inspect that you're able to take care of a child. You will certainly not be examined on your age, ethnic background, sex, marital status, religion or sexual preference.

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Foster Parents Urgently Needed in Oxford, 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 aided to place 100's of carers throughout the UK and also have more than 10 years of experience, which suggests we can supply you the finest possible assistance required on your journey to aid offer a safe and secure and also secure residence to children and also youngsters in care.

Candidates will be assessed, whether it's your first time as a foster carer or if you're an skilled foster carer looking to transfer fostering agencies. We use our years of experience to match you with the appropriate fostering company, examining abilities, place and also experience.

We develop connections in between carers and agency personnel, and also you'll have an skilled expert available to aid 24 hours a day.

Fostering Values

At iFosterCare.uk, we will certainly always prioritise the security and also welfare of the children and also youngsters in care, by only selecting to deal with credible Fostering Agencies in addition to the training and also assistance we offer to prospective foster carers. To attain this, we adhere to six core worths:

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

Fostering Support

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

We urgently need more foster carers in Oxford and surrounding areas such as Jericho, Headington Hill, Cold Harbour, Botley, Summertown, Marston, Headington, Rose Hill, Kennington, Littlemore.

Every one of our foster carers to-be obtain considerable foster training information and also assistance to ensure that they can offer a first-class foster care service and also make a genuine difference to a child or young individual in need. We additionally function to link our area of foster carers with each other - if you determine to be a foster moms and dad you will certainly have the chance to consult with our existing carers, hear their foster care tales and also gain from their experience.

Also after you have actually handled a foster child or young individual, you will certainly have the complete assistance of our expert team that will certainly get on hand, 24 hours a day, to answer any kind of inquiries you may have.

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

We are actively looking for foster carers in Oxford, Reading, Milton Keynes, Bracknell, Slough, Hemel Hempstead, Basingstoke, Northampton, Luton, Watford, St Albans 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.