Fostering in Ealing

Ealing Fostering Agencies.

Fostering can be a rewarding career both ethically and financially. However, choosing the right agency for you can be a minefield. All fostering agencies provide different levels of training, support, respite, and even pay. Some fostering agencies do not foster babies. Choosing a good fostering agency that will meet you and your family’s needs is the first step to a successful fostering career.

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.

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.

Working with Simply Fostering.

Here at Simply Fostering we using our knowledge of fostering agencies in Ealing, together with information about your personal circumstances and we find you the best-matched agencies who have current vacancies in Ealing from our database. We then contact up to 3 agencies with your details and ask them to contact you within 3 working days.  The whole process of becoming a foster carer can take as little a 4 months.
Save yourself time and frustration and give yourself the best possible start on your foster carer journey by completing our fostering eligibility quiz to use our free agency 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 - Ealing?

Ealing has had occupation for an estimated 7,000 years, the earliest surviving English census is for the Borough in 1599 and Great Ealing School founded in 1698, became the “finest private school in England”.

Spencer Perceval lived at Elm House, he was the only British prime minister to be assassinated.

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