Fostering in Manchester

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From your contact form, one of our social work experts will match you and your situation with the most suitable fostering agencies Manchester, on our UK Independent Agency Database.

Why do people become foster carers?

Carers say they decided to foster children because they wanted to make positive changes in their lives and to experience the satisfaction of seeing the children they care for settle down and start thriving. Carers said they wanted to feel a sense of fulfillment from doing something worthwhile and making a difference in a child’s life.

Different types of fostering, allowance, babies, children?
Just like any other organisation, fostering agencies are not all the same. They offer different levels of support, carer’s 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.

Foster children.
The children and young people who need to be fostered come from all backgrounds, they might be single child, siblings, or young mother and baby.

Many children will have suffered abuse or been neglected, have medical problems, or have a learning disability.

Many will have had unstable childhoods, times of broken parenting, and traumatic experiences which have taught them to be confrontational or withdrawn to cope with often a confused view of life. They have difficulties making real friends and understanding how to be part of healthy relationships.

Love and support are essential, but the job of a foster carer includes family safe care policies with rules and boundaries, working with often lots of other people, and helping to find and to use the right services children need immediately and to improve their chances in the future.

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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 online fostering eligibility quiz, and get fostering right first time!

Fostering Statistics: North West

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

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

Children with disability : 300
2%
Unaccompanied Asylum Seekers : 420
3%
Popular Placement Types: Vary in this area.

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Did you Know - Manchester?

Manchester is the only place in the world where a degree in ‘Mummy Studies’ can be undertaken, it was a Roman fort and settlement, called Mamicium in AD 79, and Liverpool Road train station is the oldest surviving terminal railway station.

The Football League, formed during a meeting at the Royal Hotel, Piccadilly, on 17 April 1888, is the oldest professional football league in the world, surprisingly Manchester is one of the driest UK cities and Manchester Viaduct used 11 million bricks.

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