Many people are interested in becoming foster parents but aren’t always sure what the process entails, or what the foster care requirements are to become a carer. Find out everything you need to know about who can foster, the criteria for fostering and more now.
Firstly, you may be asking yourself “can I foster?”. If you’re reading this, you probably already have some of the core traits of someone who can foster; such as being caring and having a desire to help make a difference in the lives of children and young people in need.
Your gender, race, religion, relationship status or whether you identify as LGBTQ+ has no impact on your ability to provide top quality care to a child or young person – and so none of the above impacts your ability to become a foster carer.
However, when considering if you could foster, there should be other factors to consider before you apply:
If you’re interested in fostering, and think the above foster carer requirements match your character and circumstances, get in touch with us today to find out more fostering information about if you could foster a child.
You can chat with us online and you can get the answers to your questions immediately.