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We are recruiting both short-term & long-term foster carers in Shepway and surrounding areas including: Maidstone, Gillingham, Chatham, Dartford, Basildon, Rayleigh, Hastings, London, Crawley, Chelmsford, Willington, Park Wood, Green Hill, Loose & 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 care for the youngster depends on the kind of foster care needed. It can range from one night to years, or until the youngster is an adult.

You might have the ability to foster as well as function. Whether you can depends on the youngster's scenarios as well as the fostering service you put on. This can be your local council or an independent fostering firm.

You do not need to have your home, however normally, you'll be required to have a extra bedroom.

Prior to you can foster you need to pass an evaluation to inspect that you have the ability to care for a youngster. You will certainly not be assessed on your age, ethnic culture, sex, marriage standing, faith or sexual preference.

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Foster Parents Urgently Needed in Shepway, 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 position 100's of carers throughout the UK as well as have over one decade of experience, which suggests we can provide you the very best feasible support needed on your journey to help offer a safe as well as protected home to youngsters as well as youngsters in treatment.

Applicants will be evaluated, whether it's your very first time as a foster carer or if you're an seasoned foster carer looking to transfer fostering agencies. We use our years of experience to match you with the ideal fostering company, analyzing abilities, area as well as experience.

We build partnerships in between carers and fostering agency staff, as well as you'll have an seasoned professional available to help 1 day a day.

Fostering Values

At iFosterCare.uk, we will certainly constantly prioritise the safety and security as well as well-being of the young adults as well as youngsters in treatment, by just selecting to deal with credible Fostering Agencies along with the training as well as support we offer to prospective foster carers. To accomplish this, we stick to six core worths:

  • 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 becoming foster carers.

We urgently need more foster carers in Shepway and surrounding areas such as Willington, Park Wood, Green Hill, Loose, Boughton Monchelsea, Bearsted, Tovil, Maidstone, Langley, Grove Green.

All of our foster carers to-be obtain considerable foster training details as well as support to ensure that they can offer a first-rate foster treatment service as well as make a actual difference to a youngster or young individual in need. We additionally function to attach our area of foster carers together - if you determine to be a foster moms and dad you will certainly have the possibility to fulfill with our existing carers, hear their foster treatment stories as well as pick up from their experience.

Also after you have handled a foster youngster or young individual, you will certainly have the full support of our professional team that will certainly be on hand, 1 day a day, to address any kind of concerns you might have.

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

We are actively looking for foster carers in Shepway, Maidstone, Gillingham, Chatham, Dartford, Basildon, Rayleigh, Hastings, London, Crawley, Chelmsford 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.