Last updated:

13th July 2023

Step 4: Assessment

During the assessment, a qualified social worker will visit your home on several occasions. They will talk with you about a number of things including:

  • Your life experiences
  • Motivation for fostering
  • We will undertake a variety of statutory checks (including checks with the Disclosure and Barring Service, local authority and your GP) 
  • Collect personal references from people who know you