The Fostering Assessment Process
The journey to fostering is different for everyone. It normally takes around 6 months to go through the assessment process, although this largely depends on your personal circumstances.More info
Becoming a foster carer is a big decision and there are a number of things you need to know before deciding whether it is right for you and your family.
There are some essential requirements that must be in place before you start the fostering journey and you can find out more about them here.
It is important to consider the impact that it will have on your own children and family when making your decision to foster.
Discover more about fostering assessment process in more detail.
To find out more about more about the allowances received by foster carers when a child is in their care please visit our allowances and fees section.
Our video below outlines the seven steps involved in becoming an approved carer with Fostering First.