Who Can Foster?

Who Can Foster?

What is Fostering?

Almost anyone can apply to be a foster carer. The Fostering Foundation encourages and supports people from all walks of life to become foster carers.

You will need to:

  • be over 21 years of age

  • have a clean criminal record (minor & spent offences may not affect your application)

  • have a spare bedroom

  • have time, enthusiasm and commitment to care for looked after children in your home

It doesn't matter whether you are...

  • renting or a home owner

  • single, married, divorced, widowed, living with a partner

  • in a same-sex relationship

  • already have children

  • in a full or a part-time job

Enquire About Fostering