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Fostering a child

Happy foster parents and foster children

Fostering a child

Payment and allowances

Find out what we pay our foster carers

Steps to fostering

Learn more about the journey to becoming a foster carer

Transferring to us

Find out about transferring to us if you're already fostering with another organisation

Supported lodgings

Safe, supported living for young people

Private fostering

About different examples of private fostering arrangements

Could you foster?

Find out about the qualities we look for in a potential foster carer

Home and away

About care provided for disabled children in holidays and at the weekends

Your privacy

We want you to understand how we use your information when you show an interest in fostering.

Read the Privacy Notice