The Fostering Team

Our community of foster carers are diverse, compassionate, and resilient, but that’s about all they have in common.

We have foster carers from all different backgrounds, beliefs, and professions. Because all training is provided, fostering is accessible to most who want to make difference in the lives of vulnerable children.

The baseline criteria for becoming a foster carer with us is that you must be over 21, have a spare room in your home and have the right to live and work in the UK. After that, we will assess you on your ability to provide a supportive and nurturing home for a child to grow and flourish in.

More about our Application process.

We provide all the training you will need to become an amazing foster carer so no prior experience is required.

Due to their nature, certain specialist schemes such as our Parent and Child or Enhanced care may be better suited to those who have experience working with vulnerable children or adults.

There’s no upper age limit to fostering – experience is a bonus!

Pets are a welcome addition to any family. We require each pet goes through a suitability assessment when you go through your assessment, but your social worker can guide you through that every step of the way.

Yes, but you will need the landlord’s permission.

I’d never had any experiences with the fostering world, but I felt like fostering could be right for me and my family. I’m so glad I found The Fostering Team, their training was excellent and prepared me for my career change