Foster carers needed in West Midlands
Interested in a new career?
Want to foster – Find the best agency in your region?
It can be a confusing and time consuming process choosing the right fostering agency. There are lots of different agencies and it can be difficult finding out what each agency can provide for you as a potential foster carer.
Simply Fostering – Be a foster carer
We are a company who provides free, independent information about fostering. We offer a fostering agency matching service to help find the best agency for people who are interested in becoming foster carers.
The West Midlands Fostering Agency Database
Our Independent Fostering Agency Database holds a list of member agencies in the East of England, who we recommend based on their reputation, quality of service and the type of support and allowances on offer.
We know foster carers
Together, our team has over eighty years experience of working with foster carers and fostering agencies in the UK, and has helped many hundreds of people to become happy and successful foster carers.
Free agency matching service
If you decide to contact us and use our free, fostering agency matching service, we will arrange for the most suitable agencies in the West Midlands with vacancies, to contact you, improving your chance of being accepted for assessment and starting on the journey to become a happy and successful foster carer.
Becoming a foster carer
From your contact form, one of our social work experts will match you and your situation with the most suitable fostering agencies in the West Midland region , on our UK Independent Agency Database.
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.
Foster carers skills
When your fostering assessment has been completed, and you have attended your agency’s training courses, you will be able to:
- support children’s religious, ethnic, linguistic and cultural needs;
- promote social, educational and medical needs;
- be positive towards children and young people and treat them with respect;
- encourage children to use community facilities and to make positive friendships;
- promote and support contact with birth family and friends;
- decide on agreed boundaries of behaviour and provide sanctions without using any form of corporal punishment;
- provide suitable food and clothing;
- understand and respond appropriately to any special needs the children might have;
- provide a positive experience of family life;
- have the abilities to help you to protect children/young people from abuse.
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!
About the West Midlands
The West Midlands is the only landlocked region in England and is the third smallest English region by area, after London and the North East. The term the Black Country is used to describe most of the four Metropolitan District Council areas of Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton.
In 2009, the white population accounts for 90% of the population, the Indian population 26%, the Pakistani population is 23% and mixed is 13% populations. (ethnicity.ac.uk)
Telford and Wrekin unitary
“Make a New Start as a Foster Carer”
Is it time for a change?
Change your life and pursue your new career as a full or part time foster carer.
Complete our enquiry form, and find out which agencies have vacancies in the West Midlands.
Start the taking the next step to becoming a foster carer with our help – for free.
“A Child’s Success Story Can Start With You”