Is It Possible to Foster as a Single Person?
Friday, June 14, 2019
Are you considering becoming a foster carer? Do you want to find out more about fostering in West Berkshire? We currently have a need for foster carers in the West Berkshire area, particular carers for teenagers and sibling groups.
We are currently working to ensure that there are sufficient foster carers in the West Berkshire to meet the need of every West Berkshire child who needs a foster placement. We currently need to recruit carers In West Berkshire for:
Younger children and teenagers
If you're a more experienced carer, have experience in caring for disabled children or children with learning difficulties we also need to match carers with:
Local placement is extremely important as it 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. By becoming a pf.c foster carer in West Berkshire you can help us to achieve that goal. There is currently a very significant shortfall of foster carers, of all kinds, in West Berkshire. If you live in West Berkshire 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
We're proud of the support service we provide for our foster carers. No matter what your experience, we don't expect you to go alone. We provide regular foster carer support groups and training at various locations in the West Berkshire area. We have locally based staff who provide support to our West Berkshire foster carers, ensuring that they receive high level support at all times.
The range of services our foster carers can expect includes,
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.
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 West Berkshire 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 West Berkshire children for several years. Our Tier 1 status means that West Berkshire refers children to us first whenever a foster placement is needed for a West Berkshire child. This means that if you live in or near West Berkshire and decide to foster with our agency, you are likely to be kept very busy.
Find out about the children who need fostering in West Berkshire. If you live in West Berkshire and are considering becoming a foster carer, we would very much 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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