Why choose FosterCare?

Begin your foster care journey with FosterCare UK, a trusted and expert independent fostering agency.

With multiple independent fostering agencies and local authorities to choose from, it’s important you find the right agency for you.

Here’s four reasons why you should foster with FosterCare UK: 

1. Our experience

We have 50 carers across the South East and over 10 years of experience, which means we can offer you the best possible support needed to help provide safe and secure home to children and young people in care.

Applicants will be assessed, whether it’s your first time as a foster carer or if you’re an experienced foster carer looking to transfer fostering agencies. We use our years of experience to match children with the right carer, assessing each of our carer’s abilities, location and experience. We build relationships between carers and staff, and you’ll have an experienced professional on hand to help 24 hours a day.

2. Our values

At FosterCare UK, we will always prioritise the safety and welfare of the children and young people in care, as well as the training and support we provide to foster carers. To achieve this, we adhere to six core values:

  • Making a difference – promoting outstanding outcomes for children and young people
  • Prioritising safeguarding – ensuring safeguarding is at the heart of the agency
  • Championing care leavers – supporting and investing in children leaving care, providing opportunities to those transitioning to independence
  • Providing support – delivering an outstanding quality of service for foster carers and their families
  • Advocacy – listening, hearing and acting for those we support
  • Supporting staff – supporting and investing in our team of staff

3. Our support

We support all of our prospective foster parents in their journey to becoming a foster carer.

All of our foster carers to-be receive extensive foster training and support so that they can provide a first-class foster care service and make a real difference to a child or young person in need. We also work to connect our community of foster carers together – if you decide to be a foster parent with FosterCare UK you will have the opportunity to meet with our existing carers, hear their foster care stories and learn from their experience.

Even after you have taken on a foster child or young person, you will have the full support of our professional team who will be on hand, 24 hours a day, to answer any questions may have.

4. Our achievements

We’ve been rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted.

We were recently awarded ‘Good’ by Ofsted. This rating was given due to the incredible work our team in the South East and London do daily to provide care to children and young people, as well as providing outstanding support to foster carers.
Want to become a foster carer? Learn more about the fostering requirementshow to become a foster carer or find out more about the different types of foster care available. For further information on why FosterCare is the best fostering agency for you contact us today.

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Thinking of fostering?

If you’ve got any questions or would like to find out more about fostering with FosterCare UK, fill out the form below.
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Ways to

Start the conversation today. Our team of friendly advisors are on hand to answer any foster care questions you may have. We can offer you honest and practical advice that can help you decide if becoming a foster carer is the right path for you.

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call back

Contact us by completing our online form and one of our fostering advisors will respond to your enquiry within 24 hours.

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Contact us by phone and one of our friendly fostering experts will be on hand for any foster care advice and support you require.

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Download our helpful guide to becoming a foster carer with Fostercare UK.