Myth Busters

There are many myths and misconceptions about fostering. Who can foster? Who can’t? Do I have to be married? Does it matter I’m gay?

We asked people like you to share your questions on Facebook, or to talk to us in person so we could shed a little light on the matter.

Myth Busters is our brand-new series of quick fostering facts, featuring your real questions. Get all the answers in just a few seconds

Myth 1 – Sexuality

In our brand-new Myth Busters series, we’re breaking down misconceptions around fostering. Watch our clip on being LGBT and find out more.

Myth 2 – Age

From fostering fictions to fostering facts watch our Myth Busters video about age.

Myth 3 – Work

Did you know that you can be a foster carer and work part-time. Find out more in our Myth Busters clips.

Myth 4 – Affordability

If you are unsure about what it takes to be a foster carer – you’re not alone. Our Myth Busters video clears up the confusion.

Myth 5 – Single

Think you know what makes the ideal foster carer? Find out more with our series of Myth Busters. Our latest clip is about relationships.

Myth 6 – Children

A lot of people who’d make great foster carers think they aren’t suitable. Are you one of them? Watch our Myth Busters to find out.

Still unsure about something? Give our friendly fostering team a call on 01 417 1944.

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