Why foster?

Increasing the number of carers available will provide better outcomes for both the foster carers and the ‘looked after’ children.

Whilst fostering can be challenging, the rewards are easy to see. Knowing that you are helping a young person build a better life for themselves, at a time when they need it the most, will give you a great sense of achievement.

Foster carers play a vital role in helping children and young people feel safe and happy. They offer a family life, something that is taken for granted by many of us.

Many of our existing foster carers tell us that fostering is the ‘best thing they have ever done’!

Top 10

There are many reasons why someone might decide it’s time to take the plunge and foster! Watch this short video which shows ten reasons why some of our current foster carers think now is the time to foster.