Fostering in Bromley

We are looking for people to foster children in Bromley

Foster caring is not only a rewarding career path it can also be rewarding financially.  Please see our foster care, pay calculators.
Not everyone is cut out for foster caring. It can be challenging at times and you will need to complete regular training to ensure you are fit to foster.

To be a foster carer you will need to have:

• The time and energy to invest in a child or young person
• A bedroom for the exclusive use of the foster child
• Couples will need to arrange their working hours so that one carer can be available full time
• Single carers will need to be at home full-time or have flexible employment
• A full UK driving licence or have excellent transport links

There is a process to complete prior to being excepted to foster and this can take around 4 months.

It is important to get the right fostering agency from the outset. Each fostering agency is different, some do not foster babies, for example, others offer more beneficial packages in regards to support, training, respite and even pay rates.

This is where our skills and experience can help you…
Using our knowledge of the fostering agencies in Bromley, our social worker will:

Carefully check your current situation from the eligibility quiz that we ask you to complete.
Identify the fostering agencies on our Database, that are recruiting foster carers in Bromley;
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.

Save yourself time and frustration and give yourself the best possible start on your foster carer journey for you and your family, by completing our free matching service.

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 - Bromley?

Bromley is the largest and has the largest town centre of the 32 London Boroughs, the current Civic Centre is built on the site of the Bishop’s Palace, mentioned in the Domesday Book and Bromley had links to Charles Darwin, H.G Wells, Richmal Crompton, Napoleon III, David Bowie and Thomas Crapper, inventor of the flushing loo.

Bromley has the largest area of green space in London, Biggin Hill aerodrome was the main aerodrome in the Battle of Britain, 1940 and average household income of Bromley is £40000.

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