Is It Possible to Foster as a Single Person?
Friday, June 14, 2019
Fostering in Shropshire can be both a rewarding career and a life changing experience. By choosing to foster you can have a hugely positive impact on the lives of local children and teenagers in. If you live in Shropshire and are thinking about fostering please do read on to find out more about the children needing fostering and how you can be part of their lives.
In Shropshire, we currently need to recruit carers for
We are currently working to ensure that there are sufficient foster carers in the Shropshire to meet the need of every Shropshire 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. There is currently a very significant shortfall of foster carers, oF all kinds, in Shropshire. If you live in Shropshire or nearby and are thinking of fostering we would very much like to hear from you.
"Read Beccy and Michaels story here:"
- Beccy & MichaelView Case Study
Our Shropshire based foster carers are able to attend foster carer support groups and training at various locations in or near to Shropshire. Our Shropshire foster carers are supported by locally based staff to ensure that they receive high level support at all times
As one of our foster carers, you will have access to a full range of support services including:
Training and resources
Funding and allowances
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.
Our fostering agency is an accredited Tier 1 provider of foster placements for Shropshire 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 Shropshire children for several years. Our Tier 1 status means that Shropshire refers children to us first whenever a foster placement is needed for a Shropshire child. This means that if you live in or near Shropshire and decide to foster with our agency, you are likely to be kept very busy.
If you live in Shropshire and are thinking of fostering, we would really like to hear from you. Thank you for your interest in our Shropshire fostering service
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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