Is It Possible to Foster as a Single Person?
Friday, June 14, 2019
Have you ever wondered whether you could become a foster carer in Walsall MBC? Do you have a safe nurturing environment where a foster child could feel comfortable and cared for? If you believe that you can provide this you could make an ideal foster carer in Walsall MBC.
We are currently looking for people in the Walsall MBC area who are interested in developing a career in foster care or are interested in finding out out more about what’s involved. You may not be ready to foster now, and that’s fine, we’re more than happy to help you answer any of the questions you may have about becoming a foster carer in Walsall MBC.
There are a variety of ages of children who require fostering in Walsall MBC. There are also variations in how long you may be fostering a child for. If you decide that fostering in Walsall MBC is right for you and you meet the criteria, the types of matches you might expect are;
Children may require different lengths of foster care depending on their individual circumstances. Children may need short term fostering in Walsall MBC which may be for a temporary period until they can return to their parental home or relatives. This may be anywhere from a few weeks to several months. At the other end of the spectrum long term fostering in Walsall MBC may mean foster carers look after children until they are grown up.
Foster carers come from all types of backgrounds and come with a wide range of life experiences and interests. We welcome all manners of foster carers regardless of marital status, ethnicity, or cultural background. It is important that you have a safe, comfortable environment for a young person to live in and that you have the time and capacity to care for a child or young person in Walsall MBC.
Our foster carers in Walsall MBC are fully supported and enjoy an excellent level of success. Over the years we have built excellent relationships with our foster carers in Walsall MBC and and most have been with us for many years. We offer support when you need it and help you commit to foster caring only when you’re fully feel ready to do so. As an agency fp.c has consistently been accredited as an 'Outstanding' or 'Good' Fostering Service Provider by OFSTED.
We pride ourselves in the care we take in matching children with foster carers in Walsall MBC and we believe that this is at the heart of the success our foster carers and children enjoy.
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- Beccy & MichaelView Case Study
Fostering in Walsall MBC can be immensely rewarding and gets the best results when you know you are fully supported and are in safe hands.
It is important to feel supported in all stages of foster caring. Whether that’s at the early stage of considering fostering, or whether you’ve been a long term foster carer in Walsall MBC just wanting to discuss experiences with peers and other carers. We set out to make learning about fostering an enjoyable experience, enabling you to make fully informed decisions about whether fostering will be right for you.
As an fp.c foster carer in Walsall MBC you will be receive a high level of support. As well as being able to attend foster carer support groups and training at various locations in or near to Walsall MBC. As one of our foster carers, you will have access to a full range of support services including:
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 Walsall MBC 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 Walsall MBC children for several years. Our Tier 1 status means that Walsall MBC refers children to us first whenever a foster placement is needed for a Walsall MBC child. This means that if you live in or near Walsall MBC and decide to foster with our agency, you are likely to be kept very busy.
If you live in Walsall MBC and are thinking of fostering, we would really like to hear from you. Thank you for your interest in our Walsall MBC fostering service
Come along to one of our Drop-In Information meetings to find out more. You will have the opportunity to meet some of our foster carers who will be able to tell you about their experience of fostering with familyplacement.comView all events
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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