We are recruiting foster carers in London and surrounding areas including: Dartford, Watford, Harlow, St Albans, Slough, Basildon, Woking, Crawley, Chatham, Guildford, Cheap, Bassishaw, Bread Street, Vintry & more.
Fostering in London
All our foster carers in the London area are paid above the Fostering Network Payment Guidelines.
Get matched with the best Fostering Agency in London.
Complete the form below to see how much you could earn.
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
- a UK resident or have indefinite leave to remain
- able to take care of a child or young person, often on a full-time basis
How much time you care for the youngster depends upon the type of foster care. It can vary from one evening to several years, or till the youngster is an grown-up.
You may be able to foster and also work . Whether you can depends upon the youngster's conditions and also the fostering service you use to. This can be your regional council or an independent fostering agency.
You do not need to possess your home, yet typically, you'll need to have a extra bedroom.
Prior to you can foster, you should pass an assessment to examine that you're able to care for a youngster. You will certainly not be evaluated on your age, ethnicity, gender, marital condition, religious beliefs or sexual preference.
Why Choose Us
The Best Fostering Experience
We have actually assisted to place 100's of carers across the UK and also have more than ten years of experience, which suggests we can provide you the most effective possible assistance needed on your journey to help provide a secure and also risk-free home to kids and also youths in care.
Candidates will certainly be evaluated, whether it's your initial time as a foster carer or if you're an knowledgeable foster carer seeking to move fostering companies. We use our years of experience to match you with the right fostering agency, examining capacities, area and also experience. We build relationships between carers and also personnel, and also you'll have an knowledgeable expert handy to help 24-hour a day.
At Fostering Recruitment, we will certainly constantly prioritise the safety and security and also welfare of the kids and also youths in care, by just picking to deal with reputable Fostering Agencies in addition to the training and also assistance we provide to potential foster carers. To achieve this, we comply with six core worths:
- Making a Difference
- Prioritising Safeguarding
- Championing Care Leavers
- Providing Support
- Supporting Staff
We support every one of our potential foster parents in their journey to ending up being foster carers.
Every one of our foster carers to-be receive extensive foster training details and also assistance so that they can provide a excellent foster care service and also make a genuine difference to a youngster or young person in need. We also work to connect our area of foster carers together - if you decide to be a foster parent you will certainly have the possibility to consult with our existing carers, hear their foster care tales and also discover from their experience.
Even after you have actually tackled a foster youngster or young person, you will certainly have the complete assistance of our expert team that will certainly get on hand, 24-hour a day, to answer any kind of concerns you may have.
If you live in London and would like to be connected with the best fostering agency in London or have any questions about fostering, becoming a foster parent or fostering a child in London please complete the form on this page.
If you think you could help foster a child we’d love to hear from you, whatever stage you’re at.