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Fostering in Hemel Hempstead

If you live in the Hemel Hempstead area, your community needs your help!

The current need for Foster Carers

If you haven’t heard of Simply Fostering already, we are a free online information and application service here for people interested in becoming foster carers, or those simply wanting to find out more about what fostering is. Between us the team has over 80 years of professional experience in the foster care industry, therefore we have the expertise needed to advise you best on your fostering career.

Unfortunately, there is still a national shortage of foster carers in the UK. However, some places are in more urgent need than others, and foster care in Hemel Hempstead is an area particularly lacking. Even if you think that foster care is not for you, we are still asking for your help to spread the word, be it to family, friends, or anyone possible, to raise awareness of the shortage of foster carers in your area. If you think fostering in Hemel Hempstead might be something you’d be interested in, great! Wondering how the pay for fostering in Hemel Hempstead works? What about fostering agencies in Hemel Hempstead? We have all the information and resources needed to take the next steps.

How do I know which is the best fostering agency in Hemel Hempstead?

This is a very common question in the fostering community and one which is not always straightforward to answer. This is because your experience will vary in a few different ways depending on the agency you choose to go with, and the type of placement you wish to apply for.

The training that you receive to care for your foster child will vary depending on your fostering agency of choice. As well as this, the support they are able to offer you, and the financial allowances and fees that you will receive in working with that agency as a foster parent will also vary depending on who you choose to go with.

Some agencies specialise in certain types of care, too, so the best fostering agency in Hemel Hempstead for you might be dependent on the type of care you are interested in. For example, some might mostly deal with emergency foster care, long-term or respite care, or short-term care.

For information tailored to your needs, the best thing to do is get in touch using the contact details on our website. We are here to help you get the best experience possible, so by sharing with us your intentions and personal circumstances we can advise on what we think the best fostering agency in Hemel Hempstead may be for you as an individual, and the considerations you ought to be paying particular attention to.

Hemel Hempstead: The community that needs you!

Hemel Hempstead is part of the Greater London area, with a population of just short of 100’000 as of the most recent City Population census. It is an area with a rich history, having appearances in historical records dating back over 1000 years.

Within this population is a greatly diverse and vibrant community, home to children having come from conditions that mean they are no longer able to be cared for by their birth parents. Whether because of neglect, abuse, or other circumstances such as the death or illness of their birth parents, children in this area are reliant on members of the community to give them a home.

Gadebridge Park, Long Dean Nature Reserve, and the Amaravati Monastery are just a few of the characteristic spots that make Hemel Hempstead unique. The town is full of opportunities to learn and develop as a child, but one coming from the care system needs a level of stability at home to take advantage of the place they live. By even giving fostering in Hemel Hempstead some thought, you are doing more than most to give children in the area a chance to move forward in their lives.

Foster care in Hemel Hempstead: Simply Fostering is here for you!

If you are considering fostering in Hemel Hempstead or anywhere in the UK, the amount of information and options available to you online can seem endless. With such a vast number of agencies and information points, we aim to make things simple. Our website and service contain clear, comprehensive information on all things foster care, giving you everything you need to take the next step. Wondering how the pay for fostering in Hemel Hempstead works? It’s not a straightforward answer, but we also run you through the system on our website.

By fostering in Hemel Hempstead you truly are changing the life of a child who needs it most. It’s a fantastic opportunity for a positive change in your life and can lead to a level of fulfillment you will never forget.

To find out if you are eligible to foster children and, to get your needs matched with suitable foster care agencies in Hemel Hempstead please complete our eligibility quiz.

Simply Fostering is here to help you, come and join the family!

Fostering Statistics: South East

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

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

Children with disability : 420
Unaccompanied Asylum Seekers : 1040

No Data Found

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Popular Placement Types: Vary in this area.

Related Areas

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What Could You Earn?

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Did you Know - Hemel Hempstead?

Hemel Hempstead was created following the 1946 New Towns Act to reduce overcrowding in London.

In 2013, Hemel Hempstead was voted Britain’s Ugliest Town.

It claims to be home to the first multi-story car park in Britain. Built-in 1960, in the Marlowes shopping centre.
An iconic feature of the town is the Magic Roundabout. This roundabout in the town flows both clockwise and anticlockwise and often brings traffic to a standstill.

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