What Do You Need to Become a Foster Carer

Our first step is to send you an information pack with an enclosed application form. After we have received your application we will visit you in your home. If you have a partner we will ask you to choose a time when we can see you together.

Your first enquiries are registered as an interest in fostering. We will invite you to attend a three-day course and it is at this time that we will cover all aspects of fostering. This training has been designed by the Fostering Network and is called ‘Skills to Foster.’ The skills to foster course offers you an opportunity to meet other people who have expressed an interest in fostering. We ask foster carers who are already approved to come along to the training and share their experiences with you. If you

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