Are you interested in making a huge difference in young people’s lives, as well as the ability to work from home and around your family life? Fostering may be the answer for you! Find out below what is required to become a foster carer.
To be considered as a foster carer, you need to fulfil the three primary requirements before we can look at approving you as a carer with us. The requirements are:
These are the three primary requirements to be considered as a foster carer, however there are other requirements that you’ll also need, for example when a child under the age 5 is placed in a foster home, it must be a non-smoking household.
During the application process, you will a health check will be carried out and all members of your household over the age of 18 will undergo a Disclosure and Barring (DBS) check. Foster care training and support are provided during the application process and throughout your fostering work.
Still wondering if you can foster? Learn more from our ‘Can I foster if…?’, detailed guide. Alternatively, get in touch with a member of our expert team here at Capstone Foster Care.
You can contact our friendly FosterCare UK team if you are interested inor have any queries about becoming a foster carer with us.