Fostering in Swindon

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Why You Should Choose The Right Agency.

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.

Criteria To Apply Be a Foster Carer. 

To be a foster carer you will need to have:

  • The time and energy to invest in a child or young person
  • A bedroom for the exclusive use of the foster child
  • Couples will need to arrange their working hours so that one carer can be available full time
  • Single carers will need to be at home full-time or have flexible employment
  • A full UK driving licence or have excellent transport links

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Fostering Statistics: South West

Total Children in Care, SW 2020
Foster Care Placements, SW 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 : 220
4%
Unaccompanied Asylum Seekers : 240
4%
Popular Placement Types: Vary in this area.

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Did you Know - Swindon?

In the South West, Swindon was a Saxon settlement, named in the Domesday Book as Suindune, probably derived from two Anglo-Saxon words, “swine” and “dun” meaning “pig hill“. Ian Fleming, creator of James Bond is buried in the churchyard of St James’s Church.

Swindon’s population increased the most in the South West from 2001, the Great Western Railway arrived in 1840 and The Times named Swindon as one of “the twenty best places to buy a property in Britain“, in 2008.

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