Fostering in Islington

Fostering children in Islington

We are your partner in the process to become a foster carer

Have you ever thought about a rewarding career as a foster carer? Would you like to make a difference in someone’s life? Is this the moment you decide to take the first step?

Simply Fostering provides the only qualified, independent support information and free agency matching service to people interested in foster caring in the UK.

We have been helping to reduce the confusion and stress by matching people’s skills and experience with the right fostering agencies since 2005 and have helped over a thousand potential foster carers to start their fostering careers.

Using our knowledge of the fostering agencies in Islington, a social worker on our team will:

  • Carefully check your situation;
  • Identify the fostering agencies on our Database, that are recruiting foster carers in Islington;
  • 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 by completing our fostering eligibility quiz and using 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 - Islington?

The London Borough of Islington became a Borough in 1965, St Mary’s church was bombed in World War II and Sadler’s Wells theatre was built by a Mr Sadler.

The Borough has more restaurants than days of the year, Arsenal FC moved to Highbury about a hundred years ago, it’s the home of Pentonville and Holloway prisons and an ancient House of Correction in Clerkenwell, now a museum.

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