About Fostering

You can make a huge difference to a child or young person's life as well as to your own.

For more information read on or contact us now.

By looking into fostering you are taking the first step to becoming a foster carer. You can make a huge difference to a child or young person's life as well as to your own.

There are many emotional, social and economic benefits to becoming a Foster Carer. Ultimately, fostering makes a positive impact on children and young people's lives. Even if you only have a child for a short period of time, you have the ability to nurture the child, teach lifelong lessons and set positive examples for their future.

The many benefits of becoming a Foster Carer include:

  • Having a rewarding career working from home
  • Experiencing a sense of achievement from helping others
  • Enjoying having children in your life
  • Gaining satisfaction from helping a child learn and develop
  • Having an opportunity to use your parenting or life skills
  • Helping your own family learn to share and care for others
  • Taking on a fresh challenge, at whatever age
  • No qualifications are required. Full training is provided by Anchor

The application process is clear and simple, and we'll answer any questions you have along the way. We make sure you get the training you need to do a great job - before you become foster carers and after. We match the needs of children to your skills, experience and situation to find the right placement, Our local teams will give you 24-hour support.

 

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