Is It Possible to Foster as a Single Person?
Friday, June 14, 2019
Whether you are married, single, or living together you could become a foster carer in Dudley. If you live in Dudley and are considering becoming a foster carer, you can find out more about who requires fostering, how we can support you and the next steps here.
In Dudley, we currently need to recruit carers for
We are also keen to recruit foster carers in Dudley who can help with Parent and Child Placements. This is usually mother and child, although occasionally this may also be a new father and child.
Although these are specific range of fostering placement requirements there is currently a very significant shortfall of foster carers across the board in Dudley. If you live in Dudley or nearby and are thinking of fostering we would very much like to hear from you.
We are currently working to ensure that there are sufficient foster carers in the Dudley to meet the need of every Dudley child who needs a foster placement. This is an important goal because local placement allows children to continue at existing schools, retain contact to friends and family and in the longer run it can facilitate arrangements for a child to return to their family where this is the right plan for the child.
If you're a first time foster carer, you may have many questions now and further down the line. Even our experienced foster carers meet new challenges and experiences every day. We make sure that our foster carers in Dudley are fully supported with a comprehensive range of training, funding, and other services. we provide regular foster carer support groups and training at various locations in or near to Dudley which we'd encourage any of our foster carers to attend.
Our Dudley foster carers are supported by locally based staff who will get to know you and your family really well. This ensures you and your foster child are matched well, and that you receive high level support across the whole fostering experience.
"Read Beccy and Michaels story here:"
- Beccy & MichaelView Case Study
As one of our foster carers, you will have access to a full range of support services including:
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If you decide to join our team, you will be working with an agency that has consistently been accredited as an 'Outstanding' or 'Good' Fostering Service Provider by OFSTED
Fostering should be a fully considered choice. It's important to be confident that you are in partnership with the right agency. We're proud to be consistently accredited as an 'Outstanding' or 'Good' Fostering Service Provider by OFSTED. We work hard to maintain the very highest standards and as such are able to ensure you get the best possible support and service from fp.c.
Our fostering agency is an accredited Tier 1 provider of foster placements for Dudley Council and several neighbouring local authorities. We are also accredited as preferred providers of foster placements for the wider group of local authorities. We have been providing foster carers for Dudley children for several years. Our Tier 1 status means that Dudley refers children to us first whenever a foster placement is needed for a Dudley child. This means that if you live in or near Dudley and decide to foster with our agency, you are likely to be kept very busy.
If you live in Dudley and are thinking of fostering, we would really like to hear from you. Fill in the form below to request a call back with one of our friendly foster carer recruitment advisers or to be sent a fostering information pack. You can also give us a call on (01993) 706925 or if you need more information, see our page on considering fostering.
Our foster carers are a diverse group of individuals. They are all committed to making a difference for children. And they will all go the extra mile that it takes...View our case studies
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