Fostering in Hartlepool

Do you want to foster Hartlepool children?

Not sure about the fostering process or how to take the next step?

We provide comprehensive information about foster care and help you to reduce the risk of you choosing the wrong Hartlepool fostering agency.

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

Different types of fostering, allowance, pay, babies, children, advice?

Just like people, Fostering Agencies are not all the same. They have different support, allowances, quality of training, and access to respite care and support groups. Not all agencies foster babies, some prefer to look after teenagers, some agencies expect you to be at home full time, others are happy if you have another job.

Be a foster carer? – Fostering agency database.

To find out more and to take the next step towards a career as a foster carer, use our no obligation, free agency matching service by completing our fostering eligibility quiz, and get fostering right the first time. Our social work experts will match you and your situation with the most suitable agencies in Hartlepool, on our UK Independent Agency Database.

 

Fostering Statistics: North East

Total Children in Care, North East 2020
Foster Care Placements, North East 2020

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

Children with disability : 100
2%
Unaccompanied Asylum Seekers : 50
1%
Popular Placement Types: Vary in this area.

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Did you Know - Hartlepool?

Hartlepool is made up of Old Hartlepool, and West Hartlepool, the city won the FA Amateur Cup in 1905 when the club was called  Hartlepools United.

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