Can I foster?

Here's what you need in order to foster.

Qualifying to foster

We welcome foster carers from all walks of life, but there are a few requirements that you’ll need to meet to become a foster carer. If you…

  • are passionate about making a difference for a child or young person
  • are over the age of 21
  • have a furnished spare room that is not used by anybody else
  • have the right to live permanently in the UK
  • are committed to undergo training and development

… then you are eligible to apply!

Want to know how long the process to become a foster carer takes? Find out in our step-by-step guide.

Can you give a vulnerable young person the experience of family life?

If you think you could offer a stable and safe environment for a child in need, please get in touch.