Dear potential foster carer
Thank you for visiting us and being interested in the welfare of children. We hope we are encouraging everyone to find out more about what fostering is and how it could change people’s lives.
Read on for more information or contact us today if it’s the right time to take the next step, and we’ll help you to get the best possible start by checking your information, and sharing your details with a selection of Fostering Agencies, who we believe will be able to help you progress your fostering application.
Our no obligation, online Fostering Application Service is completely free and confidential.
If you complete our fostering application form you will receive our Simply FosterCare Handbook, a comprehensive A to Z guide, which is yours to keep,
The Simply Fostering Team.
We are a free national information and online application service for people interested in becoming foster carers. Find out if you should apply, what’s required to foster young and older children, and how we can help you to get the best start in the fostering process.
I’m new to fostering children
Don’t worry, take some time to look around our comprehensive website which probably has more information in one place than any other online service in the UK.
There’s facts about choosing the best agency, the income and the different types of foster caring.
Our website will answer most, if not all of the questions people ask, which reduces any confusion, and helps towards deciding to take the next step. Any other questions, just ask!
If you find it’s right for you, take a minute to contact us, then download our free Handbook.
We’ll help you to find a suitable agency on our national Fostering Agency Membership Database, wherever you live in the UK.
I’m an approved carer, help!
Having problems with your agency or just thinking about a change?
Is this the right time to take the next step in the process?
Then use our free UK Start to Transfer Service!
We specialise in helping you with or without fostered children in placement.
As soon as you contact us, Ian will be in touch to explain your right of transfer.
Ian will answer any questions then if it’s agreed, he will act on your behalf to find you the best fostering agency for you and your family.
Contact Annette to start the discussion about how to improve your support, number of placements, respite, fees and allowances.
Click on your Region for information near you.
Simply Fostering UK – Answering your questions
Our website contains a huge amount of information about foster caring such as about the fostering assessment the references and checks that are required and attending the Panel at the end of the process. You will find all you need to know about fostering agencies and the process to transfer to a different agency. Read about the issues around fostering a child and the and the Regulations which oversee fostering in the UK.
Our lets talk money article is a useful read and there’s lots of information about the income for foster carers. Foster carers expenses are extra payments which may be paid towards the day to day care of foster children and check out the information about pocket money. If you provide education for your child at home find out if you can foster here; home schooling. For your information watch our video and visit our article; network of support.
Simply Fostering Blog