Fostering in Bexley

Fostering Agencies in Bexley

Using our knowledge of the fostering agencies in Bexley, a social worker on our team will:

  • Carefully check your enquiry form;
  • Identify the fostering agencies on our Database, that are recruiting foster carers in Bexley;
  • Match your details with the agencies with vacancies, then forward your details to those fostering agencies;
  • Request that the most suitable fostering agencies contact you within three working days.

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Save yourself time and frustration and give yourself the best possible start on your foster carer journey by completing our online fostering eligibility quiz and using our free agency matching service.

Factors to consider before deciding to foster

Before deciding to become a foster carer there are a few things that should be considered. Along with the training and support provided by fostering agencies, you should also check if you have a personal support system with friends and family that can support you under stressful situations as all foster children are not the same and as a foster carer, you may have to tackle difficult situations.

According to your family and personal circumstances, the age group of foster kids needs to be considered. The needs of children vary based on their age and understanding which is why you should be prepared to be flexible.

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Flexibility to work with social workers is important as they visit on a regular basis. Foster carers need to be comfortable communicating with the biological parents of the foster child, as that might be a part of the job.

Fostering Statistics: London

Total Children in Care, London 2020
Foster Care Placements, London 2020

The following statistics are from the total number of children in care in London, and not exclusively those in Foster Care.

Children with disability : 300
3%
Unaccompanied Asylum Seekers : 1770
18%

Popular Placement Types: As a modern multicultural city, London has large numbers of foster children from Black and Minority Ethnic groups.  As a result, Fostering Agencies seek BME foster carers to give these young people a culturally sensitive supportive base from which to flourish. 

18% of London’s foster care placements are for Unaccompanied Asylum Seekers. A significant number of this group are over 16 years of age and male. 

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Did you Know - Bexley?

Bexley was an ancient parish of Kent, the London borough of Bexley was formed in 1965, is the seventh-largest borough, and has over 200 parks and open spaces.

Residents have included Kate Bush and Roald Dah. Hall Place, a Grade 1 listed country house was built in 1537 for Sir John Champneys, a former Lord Mayor of London, Bexley is twinned with Arnsberg in Germany and Evry in France, Erith is a yachting resort and Viscount Castlereagh, 1769 to 1822, lived at Crayford.

There are twelve railway stations serving the borough.

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