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Blackpool

Want to foster children – Find the right fostering agency?

Take the next step in the fostering process?

Information about fostering.

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

The right Blackpool fostering agency.

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

Different types of fostering. Allowance, babies, children, teens, agency 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. Although agencies have similar expectations, it’s important that you have a clear understanding from the start.

Be a foster carer – Find the right agency, support, allowances.

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 enquiry form, and get fostering right first time!

Blackpool – Careers in fostering

There is a huge need for Blackpool foster carers. Those who would like to become a foster carer need to understand that there would be an assessment of family background, communication skills, ability to understand the needs of the children and their development, and the flexibility to attend training sessions and various meetings.

Short term, long term, emergency fostering, remand fostering, specialised therapeutic fostering are all different types of fostering in the UK. Depending on personal skills and other circumstances, the fostering agency Fostering Panel will decide which types of placements the foster carer can look after. It may only take four months for the entire assessment process to be completed.

Did you know?

On a clear day the Blackpool Tower can be seen from North Wales and the Lake District and the lifts to The Blackpool Tower Eye take just 69 seconds to travel 315ft. Blackpool Illuminations are 6 miles of electric lights and light  displays and according to Camelot, more multi-million pound lottery winners choose Blackpool British destination.

Blackpool’s Pleasure Beach has over 7.8 million visitors each season and Blackpool Rock was first made in Dewsbury in Yorkshire.  Blackpool Airport banned the Rolling Stones from performing in the town in 1964 after their act was thought to be ‘suggestive’, in some people’s opinion, during their concert at the Empress Ballroom and more than 11 million coins are put into the Arcade machines each year.

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