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Who can Foster

We need foster carers who can remain focused on the needs of the child or children in their care at the most stressful times in any child's life

 

Children who need to be looked after come from different backgrounds and this needs to be reflected in the foster carers who are available to us.

 

We have foster carers who:

  • are married with their own children living at home
  • have no previous experience of looking after children
  • own dogs and other pets
  • are single and their children have left home
  • are in same sex relationships
  • work part-time hours in another job
  • have retired from work
  • come from different ethnic backgrounds
  • rent their house
  • work for the local authority
  • are child-minders
  • actively practice their own faith 

Couple-with-childInterested in Fostering?

If you are interested in fostering please let us know by phone, email or via our online form:

 

  • 01446 729600

 

Online Form

 

The most important characteristics that we need from our foster carers are:

  • having at least one spare bedroom
  • great communication skills
  • a stable lifestyle
  • a patient, tolerant and understanding personality
  • access to transport
  • time and commitment
  • energy and motivation
  • the ability to understand and manage difficult behaviours 

 

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