Considering becoming a foster carer, but unsure how to apply? If you’ve brushed up your knowledge on the foster care requirements, as well as knowing the implications of what it means to become a foster carer, this could be the time to put in your application with FosterCare UK.
To begin the process, you can contact us by completing an online form, requesting a call back or we can send you an information pack.Find out more
Arranging A Home Visit
We will arrange to meet you and your family at your family home. Alternatively, we can arrange this via video chat. This meeting allows us to get to know you better, and provides you with a chance to ask us questions.Find out more
Applying To Become
A Foster Carer
Next, you will need to complete an application form. At this point, you will also then be assigned a social worker who will work with you throughout the process.Find out more
Starting The Assessment
At this stage, you and your social worker will work with each other to complete a Form F assessment.Find out more
As soon as you apply to become a foster parent, foster care training begins. All of our prospective foster carers are required to attend our ‘Skills to Foster’ training course.Find out more
Going To Panel
Final checks are then carried out by a panel before your recommendation to become a foster carer is made.Find out more
Congratulations - you’re now an approved foster carer, and ready
for a placement!
So, what happens next?Find out more
You can chat with us online and you can get the answers to your questions immediately.