As a foster carer you will be provided support and training, including:
- Skills to foster' course - visit the Fostering Network website to find out more
- Regular contact and support from a fostering social worker
- 24 hour support from our fostering team
- Foster carer's helpline
- Local support groups and family activities
- Regular newsletters
Visit the training and development page to find out more
We encourage our foster carers to attend our support groups held at child-friendly local venues with refreshments available for adults and children alike. We also hold summer and pantomime trips as well as a Christmas party for foster families.
We send regular newsletters to our carers to update them about developments in foster care and children’s services, forthcoming training opportunities and any other information we think you might be interested in.
Visit our financial support page to to find out about the financial benefits of fostering