Discovering Potential: Achieving Success

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    FAQs

FAQs

Becoming a foster carer is a life changing decision and it is inevitable you will have lots of questions about the process and the actual role of being a foster carer.

Our FAQ page hopefully answers some commonly asked questions.

If we have not answered all your queries on our website, please feel free to give us a call or complete an enquiry and we will get back to you.

Who can apply to foster?

How long does it take to become an approved foster carer?

Does my partner/spouse need to be assessed?

If you have been living together for over 2 years, yes you will both go through the assessment process as your partner/spouse will be deemed to be a secondary carer.

Can I still work and foster?

What checks and references are carried out during the assessment?

How much will I get paid?

Who decides which children I will foster?

How will my birth children be affected by fostering?

Can I foster if I am LGBT?

Contact Fostering to Inspire

There is no commitment to contacting us. We would love to hear from you and answer any questions you may have. We look forward to hearing from you.